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This section of the website is devoted to live Q&A sessions with our own advisers or external employers. We will promote the Live Q&A’s in advance and you can also access session archives below.

Publishing and Journalism

Get top tips on pursuing a career in publishing here – https://www.prospects.ac.uk/jobs-and-work-experience/job-sectors/media-and-internet/how-to-get-into-publishing  

Remember to be creative in your job search, especially if you are not looking in ‘hot spot’ publishing locations. Freelance working can support flexibility of location in addition to being strategic in your searches by looking at small indie publishers.  

Alumni Top Tips for Publishing Job Searches:  

  1. Look for structured work experience schemes such as the following:  
    work experience, summer internships and The Scheme at Penguin Random House or Hachette Fresh Chapters Internship and Traineeship
  2. Follow @SYP_UK – Society of Young Publishers for advice, networking and vacancies.
  3. Follow @Pubjobsuk Publishing Jobs Uk retweets job/work experience advertisements across a range of publishing houses. 
  4. Search for small publishers across the country using this recommended map – https://thecontemporarysmallpress.com/small-presses/  
  5. Research diversity schemes and check eligibility. A range are advertised here – https://creativeaccess.org.uk/ 

Journalism  

Search for recommended articles and job search sites via Journalism specialisms here – https://www.prospects.ac.uk/careers-advice/what-can-i-do-with-my-degree/journalism  

Recommended Journalism Industry Resource – https://www.journoresources.org.uk/journalism-graduate-trainee-schemes-complete-list/ 

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