Category: Job Applications

Summer Internship Programme frequently asked questions

Posted 12.03.21

Are applications open? Applications for 2022 are open from midday Friday 25th March until 1pm Friay 8th April.   What’s an internship like at Penguin Random House? Watch…
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All about applications for the Summer Internship Programme


You don’t need a degree (or knowledge of publishing) to get a place on one of our internships. What matters to us are the key things we’ll be…
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Publishing terminology explained

Posted 18.06.20

Jargon, shorthand and abbreviations are often a part the working day to day. But if you haven't worked in that industry before, their particular words and phrases can...
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The interview process

Posted 17.06.20

So, you've seen a role you're interested in, but want to know what you should do next and what to expect. Of course, there will be some variation...
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Start your story: looking for work experience this autumn?

Posted 30.08.16

Start Your Story: Looking for work experience this autumn? There are changes are afoot…   We’ve been looking at how we can make work experience fairer and more…
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Degree announcement – Q&A

Posted 01.02.16

On Monday 18th January we announced that we’d be removing the requirement for a degree from the recruitment process across all our jobs. And what a couple of…
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Making your CV stand out

Posted 25.09.15

How to sell yourself… well, not literally Your CV is the first way to grab our attention, so it’s important to get it right. There’s lots of information…
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Zoom in on the covering letter

Posted 09.01.15

Earlier in the year we gave you a bit of an overview on how to make your covering letter stand out from the crowd. You can remind yourself…
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Job titles decoded

Posted 13.08.14

If you are looking to break into publishing and/or haven’t worked for a publisher previously, we thought it might help to de-mystify the language we use internally to…
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What makes a covering letter stand out?

Posted 03.02.14

Following on from last month’s blog post on CV writing tips, we’re now going to give a bit of limelight to the covering letter. Your covering letter is…
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