I graduated from university this summer with an undergraduate master’s degree in biochemistry. Although I had thoroughly enjoyed carrying out two different laboratory-based research projects during my time at university, I decided I wanted to see where my degree could take me without the need to wear a white coat and goggles.
I’ve worked in the printing and publishing industry in a variety of roles (including pre-press technician, troubleshooter, IT manager, trainer, consultant and part-time lecturer) since 1991. Having spent the earlier part of my career in various freelance and pre-press jobs, I moved into the world of newspapers at The Herald in Glasgow. I worked as a Mac support technician as … Read More
Every year, as we emerge from winter, we welcome a blizzard of applications for our summer intern scheme. The internships we offer give a proper insight into real work at a publishing company, and they’re an incredibly useful way for us to find talented people. The internships are really popular – hardly surprising, as publishing is a highly competitive field. But it’s more than that. Here we treat interns like any other member of staff – there’s no incessant photocopying and no requirement to make the coffee!