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Editorial Assistants

Tips for Entry

Read publications such as Editor & Publisher ( and the news section of the ACES Web site ( to learn more about the field.

Visit the following Web sites for job listings:

  • https://jobzone.publishersweekly.comĀ 

Participate in internships to obtain experience and make networking contacts. Visit for a list of internships offered by book publishers.

Attend publishing conferences to network, improve your skills through continuing education, and interview for jobs. A useful list of conferences is available at

Use social media such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter to stay up to date on industry developments and learn about job openings.

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