Taking a Break

Everyone here at the Pace MS in Publishing Program hope you all have had a great start to your summer and hope you continue to have a fantastic summer season. As this second half of the summer semester begins, we will be on hiatus until the Fall semester begins.

We hope that we have given you lots of fun events to check out Around Town, helped you in any employment prospects, informed you of interesting publishing related links, and inspired you with amazing quotes.

In the meantime, If you have any questions or anything you would like posted to the blog, please contact Blog Editor at jdenning@pace.edu.

See you all in the Fall!

Quote“Green was the silence, wet was the light, the month of June trembled like a butterfly.”

― Pablo Neruda, 100 Love Sonnets

Born Ricardo Eliécer Neftalí Reyes Basoalto, Pablo Neruda became known as a poet at 10 years old. Neruda wrote in various styles including: surrealist poems, a prose autobiography, and passionate love poems like his 1924 collection, Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair.

Neruda was regarded as “the greatest poet of the 20th century in any language,” by Colombian novelist Gabriel García Márquez and “one of the 26 writers central to the Western tradition” in The Western Canon by Harold Bloom. Neruda received numerous accolades including the International Peace Prize, the Lenin Peace Prize, and the Nobel Prize in Literature.

Neruda was a close advisor to Chile’s socialist President Salvador Allende and in fact, Neruda was nominated as a candidate for the Chilean presidency in 1970, but ended up giving his support to Allende, who later won the election as the first democratically elected socialist head of state.  Allende then appointed Neruda as the Chilean ambassador to France from 1970–1972.

A bust of Neruda stands on the grounds of the Organization of American States building in Washington, D.C.

Taking a Small Break

Now that the semester is over, all of us here at the Pace MS in Publishing Program would like to wish everyone a good summer and good rest. The Pace MS in Publishing blog will be taking a brief break as well, but rest assured, we will up and running at the start of the Summer I semester on May 30th.

To students who are graduating this semester, congratulations and may your future in publishing be bright. For those of you returning for the Summer semester, rest up and good luck with classes.

Have a great summer everyone!

Summer Teaching Opportunity!

Teach Reading to Students of All Ages This SummerIRD-logo-for-corp-site

  • Earn more than $6,000 during the summer. Teachers typically earn between $500 and $700 per week while teaching.
  • Gain over 500 hours of teacher-training and teaching experience with a variety of age groups.
  • Help students of all ages develop their reading skills and ability to become imaginatively absorbed in books.

The Institute of Reading Development is seeking candidates for summer 2016 teaching positions. They seek applicants with an undergraduate degree or higher from any discipline. They provide a paid training program and comprehensive on-going support.

In Order to Apply You Must:

  • Have graduated with a 4-year Bachelor’s degree or higher in any discipline, with at least a 3.0 GPA, before the teaching term begins.
  • Have a reliable car.
  • Have a web cam in order to participate in video meetings.
  • Have no scheduling conflicts, or minimal scheduling conflicts throughout the training and teaching season. Please review the dates and teaching locations in your area.

Successful Teachers For the Institute:

  • Have strong reading skills and read for pleasure.
  • Are responsible and hard-working.
  • Have good communication and organization skills.
  • Are patient and supportive with students.
  • Are leaders in the classroom.

The Institute teaches developmental reading programs in partnership with the continuing education departments of more than 100 colleges and universities across the United States. The classes for students of all ages improve their reading skills and teach them to experience absorption in literature.

They begin accepting applications on December 1st. 

 

End of Summer Classes

Dear Students, Staff, and Faculty,

Summer classes have officially ended! We know you have all worked hard to get ahead in your studies, and now it is time to celebrate. While you enjoy the rest of your summer off, we here at the blog will also be taking a short break.

Expect regular blog posts to resume at the beginning of the fall semester, September 2, 2015. In the meantime, if you have any questions please e-mail Prof. Jane Denning at jdenning@pace.edu.

Happy summer!

New York Public Library
New York Public Library

Internships at Time Inc.

Time Inc. is one of the largest branded media companies in the world. The company’s print and digital magazines reach more than 110 million Americans each month, and its websites attract nearly 50 million unique visitors each month. With influential brands such as TIME, PEOPLE, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, INSTYLE, and REAL SIMPLE, Time Inc. is home to celebrated events and franchises including the FORTUNE 500, TIME 100, PEOPLE’s Most Beautiful and SPORTS ILLUSTRATED’S Sportsman of the Year.

Time Inc. runs a number of summer internship programs that are customized for specific brands and functional areas. All of their internship positions are paid, and the programs run for 9-10 weeks. Internships are available in the functional areas listed below. You will be asked to indicate your brand and functional area preference(s) in your application. Please visit their careers website for more information.


Student Opportunities: (must be pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree):

· Advertising Sales – sells print and/or digital ad space/integrated marketing plans to existing and prospective advertisers

· Brand Marketing/Integrated Marketing – ad sales generation through conceptualizing and writing integrated marketing and digital proposals in response to advertiser RFPs, collaborates with sales teams and cross departments to develop “big idea” concepts for advertisers

· Consumer & Business Research – primary and syndicated market research to support ad sales with advertisement effectiveness data and to provide editorial and consumer marketing with actionable insights in order to shape content and set strategy

· Editorial – Editorial/Writing, Photography, and/or Design

· Information Technology – Desktop Support, Internet Operations, Internet Engineering, IT Infrastructure, Systems Engineering, Application Development, Web Development, Database Engineering, Remote Support

· Public Relations – works with media relations, press releases, event planning, and internal communications; creates strategic communication and publicity efforts across print and digital.

To be considered for an interview, you must do ALL of the following:

1. Apply to this job through Pace eRecruiting. For information on working with this system, please read our post on Career Services.
2. Apply on the company’s web site. Once you apply through eRecruiting,
you will be redirected to the company’s job site: www.employersite.com

You will not be considered for this position unless you follow the instructions above.

Open Summer Position at HarperCollins Childrens

HC Children's

HarperCollins Childrens is looking for a qualified candidate to fill a temporary summer part-time paid position opening in a Children’s Editorial group.

The commitment is three consecutive days a week, from 10-5. Responsibilities include general administrative tasks, as well as:

  • Taking dictations via phone for Editor-at-Large and typing emails to send on his behalf
  • Sending faxes, packages (via UPS or messenger), and art for safe return.
  • Xeroxing, Collating papers, Meeting Preparation
  • Light Correspondence to authors, agents, literary scouts and in-house staff (such as memos for routing materials)
  • Sales charts, grids and competitive title research
  • Archiving, Shredding, Organizational Projects
  • CTBing books, pulling reviews from DAM, Staples Orders

If interested, please contact Rebecca Alimena, HR Manager, at rececca.alimena@HARPERCOLLINS.com