Experience Academic Publishing


Did you know a PhD is great training for a career in academic publishing?

Staff from Cornell University Press can mentor you to learn about this less-traditional use of your PhD. Initiated and led by the director of the Press, Jane Bunker and acquisitions editor Bethany Wasik, who welcome you to apply for this opportunity to gain insights into what a life in publishing can look like.

Cornell University Press is hiring a graduate student as a paid part-time Acquisitions Fellow for the 2022 summer. Learn by doing to find out more about this career and how it may help you transition from your studies to a creative, fascinating, demanding, and satisfying non-teaching profession. The opportunity will offer both shadowing with CU Press staff and practical experience. If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity as details emerge, please email Susi Varvayanis at sv27@cornell.edu.

Made possible through support from Careers Beyond Academia in the Graduate School.