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Should I Get a Master’s Degree to Work in Publishing?

Master's Degrees and Publishing: Book-learnin' meets book biz.

And if so, what kind of graduate degree should you get? What is the Master’s Degree-Publishing connection? This is a fantastic piece from our colleagues over at Young to Publishing that tackles the constellation of questions surrounding publishing careers and post-undergraduate education.

Should you do grad school before? After? At all? This article is especially useful for all the thoughts from young publishing professionals at different places and stages in their careers, and who have very different opinions on the grad school question. There are also some unexpected sides to the story:

“…houses are oftentimes looking to fill positions with people who have diverse backgrounds and skill sets in every field from law to graphic design to human resources, for whom an advanced degree in publishing would not necessarily be relevant.”

Read the whole article here.

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