Jobs & Internships | April 12th – 18th

W. W. Norton | Publishing Sales Representative

Location: Buffalo or Rochester, NY (flexible to entire Western region of New York)
Position: Full-time
Experience: Entry-level

In 1923, William Warder Norton founded the company because of a single idea: “Books are the weapons in the battle of ideas.” W. W. Norton started in Norton’s living and is now a top independent publishing company owned entirely by its employees. It produces exceptional books that “challenge, engage, and educate students and the public.” W. W. Norton has published works by Nobel laureates, master teachers, and Pulitzer Prize winners. Some of its authors include: Neil Gaiman, Ruth Franklin, and Adrienne Rich. Continue reading “Jobs & Internships | April 12th – 18th”

My Internship Experience at Scout Books & Media

Image courtesy of Susan Knopf and Scout Books & Media.

In Fall 2017, I began frantically looking for an internship when I realized I could graduate a semester early. When I first heard about the internship opportunity at Scout Books & Media from Professor Jane Kinney-Denning, I had no idea what book packagers were or what they did. But after some research, a great phone interview, and a lovely meeting, I was happy to be hired because it has been a great opportunity to explore all aspects of the publishing industry. Plus, a 16 hours/week internship at Scout Books & Media works well with my 20 hours/week graduate assistantship at Pace University. Continue reading “My Internship Experience at Scout Books & Media”

Event | The Book Industry Guild of New York

STM & STEM: What Are They and How Are Publishers Responding

When: April 10, 2018 @ 5:15–7:30pm
Where: Penguin Random House (2nd Floor), 1745 Broadway (bt. 55th & 56th Streets), New York, NY, 10004
Cost: $40-$60 ($5 just to attend the panel)

The Book Industry Guild of New York is hosting a panel on STM & STEM. Questions will be answered about what these are and how they relate to the publishing industry. Continue reading “Event | The Book Industry Guild of New York”

Job Opportunities | Wiley

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Wiley | Editorial Assistant & Associate Editor

Location: Hoboken, New Jersey
Position: Full-time
Experience: Entry-level & 3+ years

Wiley is “a provider of content-enabled solutions that improve outcomes in research, education, and professional practice.” It produces scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals, reference works, books, database services, and advertising, along with many educational resources for teachers and students. Wiley’s work culture is collaborative and encourages open dialogue, candid feedback, and enduring relationships. Continue reading “Job Opportunities | Wiley”

Hachette Site Visit | March 20

Hachette Book Group. Image courtesy of GenslerOn. (Photo: Garrett Rowland)

HACHETTE BOOK GROUP SITE VISIT

Location: 1290 6th Ave, New York, NY, 10104
Day & Time: Tuesday, March 20, 2018 | 12:45–3:15 pm
RSVP: Register on Handshake to secure a spot

Hachette Book Group is a leading U.S. trade publisher, and a division of the third largest trade and educational book publisher in the world, Hachette Livre. In one year, HBG publishes approximately 1400+ adult books, 300 books for young readers, and 450 audio book titles (including physical and downloadable-only titles). In 2016, the company had 214 books on the New York Times bestseller list, 44 of which reached #1. HBG’s bestselling authors include Stephen Colbert, Tina Fey, Malcolm Gladwell, James Patterson, and J.K. Rowling.