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Simon & Schuster Publishing Prologue


New York, NY, US, 10020

New York

Simon & Schuster is a global leader in general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for readers of all ages, and in all printed, digital and audio formats. Its distinguished roster of authors includes many of the world’s most popular and widely recognized writers, and winners of the most prestigious literary honors and awards.

It is home to numerous well-known imprints and divisions such as Simon & Schuster, Scribner, Atria Books, Gallery Books, Pocket Books, Adams Media, Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing and Simon & Schuster Audio and international companies in Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom, and proudly brings the works of its authors to readers in more than 200 countries and territories. For more information visit our website at


The world of book publishing is not as elusive as it may seem; though it is a small industry, it is one that’s ever‑changing and inclusive, looking to reach a vast audience with its diversity of storytelling. Book publishing is also not an industry that’s widely spoken about when discussing career options while in school but it is, however, a wonderful, creative, and passion‑fueled business that’s as eager to tell you all about it as much as you may be eager to learn.


Simon & Schuster will be offering a sneak peek behind the scenes this summer by offering a select group a chance to participate in a week‑long virtual careers in book publishing lecture series FOR FREE.


To be eligible for this program, you must be a recent 2022 or 2023 college/university graduate from either an undergraduate or graduate program.This program will offer a glimpse into every aspect of the business through the voices and stories of our own employees in a wide assortment of departments. What does it really mean to be an editor? How does a book get acquired? What’s involved in creating a marketing plan? What goes on in subsidiary rights? What do the salespeople do? These are just some of the questions we’ll answer as we take you virtually inside our building and the many departments that work on getting that next bestseller on the bookshelf and into your hands.


To be considered for the program, please submit a resume along with a cover letter explaining why this program would be of interest to you.

Please note that you must be a recent 2022 or 2023 graduate to be eligible.


This week long virtual program will be offered the week of June 5, 2023 and run over five days.

Ten unique sessions will be offered; two each day (11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. EST and 2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. EST).



Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 


At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status. 


If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to Only messages left for this purpose will be returned. 

Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City