Hachette Site Visit

Image courtesy of The New York Times.

On Tuesday, March 20, twenty-one Pace undergraduate and M.S. in Publishing students walked through a set of glass doors into Hachette Book Group’s New York city office. The event was coordinated by Maria Pesantez, Pace University’s Assistant Director of Employer Relations (Career Services) and Jane Kinney-Denning, the M.S. in Publishing program’s Executive Director of Internships and Corporate Outreach.

Glancing excitedly at employee photos and a huge neon “H” that illuminates dozens of HBG titles, the group was welcomed to the “Big 5” publisher by Human Resources Recruiter Ashley Orlando. In a conference room off the main lobby, students were introduced to HBG’s intern recruiting process, encouraged to pursue a career in book marketing by M.S. in Publishing alumnus Miguel Cervantes (now the Marketing Coordinator of Hachette’s PublicAffairs and Nation Books imprints), and treated to a panel discussion with HBG’s Senior Management team, where publishers and editors discussed their greatest achievements, their biggest fears, and the jobs they would have chosen had they not gone into publishing (how else does “training sea otters” come up in casual conversation?). Continue reading “Hachette Site Visit”

Jobs & Internships | March 22nd – 28th

Berghahn Books | Sales and Marketing Assistant

Location: Brooklyn, NY
Position: Full-time
Experience: Entry-level

Berghahn Books is an independent publisher of scholarly books and journals in the humanities and social sciences. Its program, which includes close to 40 journals and over 120 new titles a year, includes projects in Anthropology, Migration & Refugee Studies, History, and Film Studies. Continue reading “Jobs & Internships | March 22nd – 28th”

Jobs & Internships | Feb. 15th – 21st

Skyhorse Publishing | Book Designer

Location: New York, NY
Position: Full-time
Experience: 3+ years

Skyhorse Publishing was established in 2006 and is  one of the fastest-growing independent book publishers in the United States.” Between its 18 imprints, Skyhorse Publishing works with most genres. It has published more than 6,500 titles, 46 of which became New York Times bestsellers. Continue reading “Jobs & Internships | Feb. 15th – 21st”

Jobs & Internships | Feb. 8th – Feb. 14th

The Center for Communication | Cooper Leibner Editorial Fellowship

Location: New York, NY
Position: Fellowship/Internship
Experience: Entry-level

The Center for Communication is a nonprofit organization sponsored by major media companies and other academic partners. It’s mission? To increase diversity in the media industry and better prepare students for careers “by connecting them with the best minds in media.” Continue reading “Jobs & Internships | Feb. 8th – Feb. 14th”

Jobs & Internships | Feb. 1st – Feb. 7th

Publishers Weekly | Spring/Summer Internship 2018

Location: New York, NY
Position: Internship
Experience: Entry-level

Publishers Weekly (PW) is a weekly news magazine that focuses on the international book publishing business. Its target audience includes publishers, booksellers, librarians, literary agents, authors, and the media. Continue reading “Jobs & Internships | Feb. 1st – Feb. 7th”