Transaction Publishers, circa 1969.

In lieu of an official So, You Want to Work in Publishing post this week, here’s some advice about how to score a summer internship and how to get a publishing internship in 3 easy steps.

Already in an internship/assistant/entry-level position? Worried about doing the wrong thing? Remember, white wine with fish and red wine with meat (and these other important tips).

And for those of you who think publishing is an industry full of fresh-face English majors, it’s actually pretty diverse. Check out “The Many Faces of Publishing.”


Published by hannahkarena

author & book publishing person.

2 thoughts on “#PubTips

  1. What a great photo, haha. Thank you for the links! I’ll be applying to internships in San Francisco soon and am scared stiff. Will definitely be browsing the rest of the publishing posts here.


    1. Isn’t it? They posted it on the company facebook this week and I just loveloveloved it. San Francisco is a great place for publishing internships though, so I’m sure you’ll have some great things to choose from! Chronicle and McSweeny’s!


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