The 2013 Edgell Scholarship

We are pleased to announce that we are currently accepting applications for the 2013 Robert Edgell Scholarship.

Each year ABM awards the Robert L. Edgell Scholarship in the amount of $1000, to two students from Pace University’s MS in Publishing program who demonstrates an understanding of and interest in the business media industry.

Founded in 1906, ABM is positioned at the center of the global b-to-b ecosystem. As the only association focused on the integrated b-to-b media model – which includes print publications, events, digital media and business information – ABM delivers intelligence to industry professionals worldwide, including Madison Avenue, Wall Street and the Beltway. ABM’s approximately 300 member companies reach an audience of more than 100 million professionals and represent nearly 6,000 print and online titles and over 1,000 trade shows, with well over $33 billion in annual revenues. To learn more about ABM please go to their website.

To apply, interested candidates must submit their application to Professor Jane Denning ( at 551 Fifth Avenue, Room 805F, no later than 5:00 p.m., Monday, February 25th.  The applications will then be reviewed and a winner chosen by executives at ABM.  The scholarship will be awarded at the MS in Publishing Advisory Board meeting on Wednesday, March 28th. Application materials consist of an essay, letters of recommendation, and resume. For information on the essay and requirements, please click here.

Fall Internship Opportunity with Rosetta Books!

Rosetta Books, a leading digital-only trade publisher, is looking for an intern to perform basic functions in all areas, including marketing, production, and operations. This position provides an excellent learning opportunity to those interested in digital publishing, along with pathways for advancement. Qualified candidates will have a 4-year college degree and current enrollment in a post-grad publishing program, proven interest in publishing and ebooks, and an awareness of the space, including what ebooks are, how they are viewed, and which vendors sell them. This person should be punctual, professional, and resourceful.

  • 4-year college degree and current post-grad enrollment
  • Basic data entry experience, including Microsoft Excel or Access
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Flexible, reliable, efficient, and self-motivated
  • Tech- and Internet-savvy
  • A strong interest in publishing a plus
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Reliable, organized, and interested

This is a paid position.  Applicants must be available for at least 5 months during a regular work week.
To apply, please send your resume to Ms. Navjot Khalsa at, and CC Professor Jane Kinney-Denning at

Link of the Week: Publishing Executive

Books and magazines are very different media under the umbrella of one industry – publishing. However, as they lie on separate ends of the spectrum, there are different strategies, facts, and news that pertain to each business. Book publishing has Publishers Weekly and Mediabistro; magazine publishing has Publishing Executive. This valuale resource provides magazine professionals and ingenues with crucial information pertaining to such topics as industry events, digital and eMedia articles, and job postings. Publishing Executive is a user-friendly tool for all magazine publishers; however, it is still in-depth and covers more than the mere basics. Its blog affiliates provide readers with a fresh perspective on current events in the industry, and articles cover a myriad of relevant issues. Publishing Executive is the perfect resource for entrants to and veterans of magazine publishing.

Fall Editorial Internship Opportunity!

Golden Books, a Random House imprint, is looking for an Editorial Intern for the Fall Semester!

Summary of Position: Intern will play a dynamic role in supporting a large team of Editors. Responsibilities include maintaining licensor relations by requesting approvals, answering queries, and furnishing information about upcoming publishing programs.  In addition, the intern will also evaluate book proposals and manuscripts, attend meetings and brainstorms, and execute other general administrative tasks.

Skills Desired: Candidates should be detailed-oriented, organized, proactive, and have the ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines. In addition to having a keen Editorial eye, candidates will need strong communication and interpersonal skills. He/she must be a team player, but also have the ability to work well independently. Applicants should be both knowledgeable and enthusiastic about children’s books, specifically the world of licensed publishing. A familiarity with children’s properties, websites, television, and films would be a major plus. The ideal candidate would also have an interest in current events, pop culture, and social trends as they relate to children and tweens.

Length of Internship: Fall semester

Location: New York, NY

Internship Type: College Credit

Applicants should send their resumes to Professor Jane Kinney-Denning,, with the subject header “Fall 2012 Golden Books Editorial Internship.”

Job Opportunity at the Pace English Language Institute!

The Pace University English Language Institute is hiring an Information Management Officer (IMO)/Webmaster to assist the ELI Senior Admissions and Student Life Coordinator and ELI Directors. This position is ideal for an M.S. in Publishing student with skills in website and presentation design.

The basic function of the IMO/Webmaster is to provide technical support for all English Language Institute staff members, as requested. The IMO/Webmaster is responsible for maintaining the official ELI website and creating various printed and digital materials for the ELI office. The IMO/Webmaster also creates and updates databases used by the ELI to archive both student and program information.


  • High school diploma
  • Knowledge of designing and maintaining websites
  • Bilingual preferred (Arabic, Spanish, Korean, or Japanese). Should be fluent in English, with good spelling and telephone skills
  • Should be familiar with MS Windows programs, especially Access and Excel
  • Should be familiar with Adobe products, including Photoshop and Dreamweaver
  • Must have experience using HTML and Dreamweaver software to create and edit websites
  • Prior knowledge of using Oracle Banner program to create and maintain records is preferred
  • Expected to maintain friendly working relationships with all Pace University departments
  • Expected to provide friendly and efficient customer service to prospective and current ELI students
  • Portfolio of previous graphic/publishing/web-design work required for interview

Interested applicants can apply through the Pace Careers website here.