Link of the Week: Ed2010

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logo1It can be difficult to break into any business, and publishing is no exception. When searching for internships and entry-level positions on websites like bookjobs.com or Publishers Weekly, it quickly becomes apparent that most jobs published on the most popular websites are geared toward books. So what do the magazine people do? One option is to go to the magazine websites themselves and check out their career tabs. Another option is to visit Ed2010, which is a website created specifically for those who want to invest themselves in magazine publishing.

Click Ed to visit the website!
Click Ed to visit the website!

There are a few reasons why this website is one of the best resources for you magazine people out there: Mentor programs, a trust fund for those in unpaid internships, frequent tweets on new job/internship positions, book clubs in NYC and LA, and resume critiques.

Ed has a blog you can follow for advice on all things related to magazine publishing, and plenty of articles that show you how to land the internship jobs you actually want, best strategies for nailing your cover letter, and advice on how to get along with other interns. Be sure to check out this fantastic resource! Ed is definitely worth following on Twitter.

Young to Publishing Group Event: “Taking Your Career to the Next Level”

“Taking Your Career to the Next Level: What You Always Wanted to Know But Were Afraid to Ask HR”

M.S. in Publishing students, have you always wondered what publishers consider to be the perfect cover letter and resume, or what the best interview tips were?   To find the answers, attend the Young to Publishing Group event, “Taking Your Career to the Next Level: What You Always Wanted to Know But Were Afraid to Ask HR” on October 16, 2012.  

 

 The Young to Publishing Group is part of the Association of American Publishers (AAP) and works to help build a community for entry-level and junior publishing industry employees.  The organization hosts many events that help members network and learn more about new advancements in the field.  

 

“Learn how to take the next steps and how you can proactively move up at your companies,” with the industry insights of a Human Resources panel that includes from representatives Macmillan, Hachette Book Group and Random House.  The panel will take questions, critique resumes and answer resume-related questions, provide cover letter tips, and give interview adivce.  

 

You can even submit your questions online through the event registration form and  submit your resumes to the group in advance to have them critiqued anonymously at the event!  These are really rare but incredibly informative opportunities.

 

The presentation, Q&A, and discussion will take place on Tuesday, October 16 from 6:00-7:30pm at the AAP offices at 71 5th Avenue, New York, NY

 

 Please RSVP at the following link: http://youngtopublishing.com/2012/10/taking-your-career-to-the-next-level-what-you-always-wanted-to-know-but-were-afraid-to-ask-hr/

 

 If you want to offer your resume for critique, email it to youngtopublishing@gmail.com with the subject line “Resume for October 16th event.