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”

Jobs & Internships | Feb. 22nd – 28th

Simon & Schuster | Summer 2018 Internship

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

Simon & Schuster, part of CBS Corporation, is one of the Big 5 publishers. Founded in 1924, Simon & Schuster has grown to have a number of successful imprints, including Simon & Schuster, Scribner, Atria Books, Touchstone Books, Gallery Books, Threshold Editions, Scout Press, Howard Books, and North Star Way. Continue reading “Jobs & Internships | Feb. 22nd – 28th”

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”

Simon & Schuster Site Visit | October 19, 2017

Pace M.S. in Publishing students at the Simon & Schuster open-house event on October 19. From left: Kimberly Holcombe, Shelby Seipp, Katie Stroble, Cristina Mendiola, and Rachael Kelly.

Past a pair of revolving doors on 6th Avenue lies the gold-plated lobby of Simon & Schuster, one of the most highly-regarded houses in the industry. The company was founded by Richard L. (Dick) Simon and M. Lincoln (Max) Schuster in 1924 and, historically speaking, was the first publisher to apply mass-market production techniques to books. In 1939, it helped orchestrate one of the most profound changes in the history of the industry – the “paperback revolution” – and the company continues to trailblaze today. In 2016, for example, Simon & Schuster’s Children’s Division introduced Salaam Reads, an imprint that “aims to introduce readers of all faiths and backgrounds to a wide variety of Muslim children and families and offer Muslim kids an opportunity to see themselves reflected positively in published works.” Continue reading “Simon & Schuster Site Visit | October 19, 2017”

Link of the Week | Canva

 

At a recent site visit to Simon & Schuster, Joy Bertan, the house’s Director of Talent Acquisition and Diversity Initiatives, talked about what she looks for in new hires. One way to distinguish yourself from other candidates, she said, is to spice-up your resume. Continue reading “Link of the Week | Canva”