The publishing industry has a complex relationship with internships. How can those of us trying to break into the industry gain experience, but ensure we are not being exploited? When we picked our theme for this year’s conference, it seemed natural to include a session on the subject. What was less clear was how we could best organise a session that would encourage participation from those who had completed placements with flying colours, those who had horror stories, and those who were unsure what to expect from internships.
We settled on a closed door session chaired by our very own Catriona Cox, so this post will avoid giving away the details of any individuals or companies. Luckily there were plenty of tips that weren’t unique to our contributors’ experiences, which we can divulge! Continue reading “#SYP101: Internships Anonymous”