Looking Back on BookExpo 2018

(Photo: Kathryn Stroble)

This year at BookExpo America (BEA), M.S. in Publishing students and faculty were given the opportunity to mingle and network with publishers, authors, and fellow book lovers. From the start, BEA focused on the importance of bookstores, free speech, and diversity in publishing. (Check out our Quote of the Week to read more about how diversity is playing a bigger role in the publishing industry.) Continue reading “Looking Back on BookExpo 2018”

Jobs & Internships | May 10 – 16

Berghahn Books | Assistant to the Managing Director

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

Berghahn Books is an independent publisher of scholarly books and journals in the Humanities and Social Sciences. It has over 40 journals, and publishes more than 100 titles each year in subjects such as Anthropology, Migration & Refugee Studies, Geography, History, and Film Studies. Continue reading “Jobs & Internships | May 10 – 16”

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”