Writing & Publishing

Selected Resources

The resources below are a combination of general industry information as well as specific job and internship posting sites for this industry.

  • Bookjobs: Resource with job and internship postings, as well as profiles of publishing companies.
  • Ed2010: Multi-chapter organization of young magazine editors and those who want to learn about the industry through blogs, postings and networking events.
  • Freelance Writing Jobs: Job postings and job hunting tips for freelance writers.
  • JournalismJobs.com: Job board for newspapers, magazines, publishing, online media, television, radio, PR, media relations, nonprofit/ academic/ government, technology news jobs, sales and marketing.
  • Mediabistro: Jobs, news, education, events and research for the media industry.
  • Publishers Weekly: Online resource for the weekly magazine geared toward publishers, literary agents, authors, librarians and the media that includes industry news and a job posting page.
  • Publisher's Marketplace: Resource to track publishing news and search for jobs.
  • Random House: Internships in book publishing.
  • Society of Professional Journalists Freelancer Directory: Resources and database of freelance writers.
  • Writer's Digest: Resources for writers on getting published, writing competitions and other educational materials.

Selected Professional Associations

A professional association is an organization of people who have similar career interests. These membership- based organizations often offer a reduced rate for students that allow access to the many resources they provide. Professional association websites can also offer job/internship databases as well as opportunities to find mentors or other contacts.