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Our latest blog is from Emma Axelsson, who stayed in London with the Spare Room Project during her recent work experience placements. Read more about how useful she found the project here.

 

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Hungry for more information....?

Publishing houses have a wide variety of jobs, many of which are unknown and unusual. The following profiles and videos show a range of jobs across all types of book and journal publishing.

Careers in Publishing

New to publishing? Check out our handy guide to different departments in publishing -- as much info as we could fit on to two pages. 

Blogs and articles (an occasional series of our favourites) 
YouTube 

YouTube is awash with videos of people working in publishing. Try these recommended YouTubers for starters: BooksandQuills; Publishing 101(aimed at authors, but full of great advice); The Intern

Want to put publishing in context amongst the UK's creative industries? Watch this showreel from the Department of Culture, Media, and Sport.

The Publishers Association YouTube channel has a variety of interviews with people working in interesting jobs in publishing.

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 We recommend...

The Jobs in Books site from The Bookseller. Find your perfect job, explore the blogs, and get a real insight into publishing. Combine with the resources below, and learn the industry inside-out.