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Publishing CareerBuilder: Careers in Journal Publishing

The publishing field has myriad career options. Perhaps you’re considering a career in book publishing, and may not be aware of the many career opportunities that can be pursued in journal publishing. Journal publishing has a wide array of job opportunities that provide rewarding careers, where you can incorporate your skills, creativity, and interest in publishing while reaching and impacting the lives of researchers and other readers. Our expert panelists will share how they got into journal publishing and what brought their interest to this specific focus. They will share insights on requirements to enter the field, the skills helpful for success and advancement in the field, and ways to pivot into this field from a different career. 

Panelists: Lois Jones, Peer Review Director, American Psychological Association, and a graduate of GW’s MPS in Publishing program; Josephine E. Sciortino, Managing Editor, Canadian Science Publishing, and professor in as well as graduate of the MPS in Publishing program; and Julie Vo, Editorial Manager, JAMA Pediatrics. All three panelists serve on the Editorial Board of the GW Journal of Ethics in Publishing.

Event Details


February 16, 2022 – February 16, 2022


6-7pm ET

Nous faisons avancer le rôle essentiel de la communauté internationale d’éditeurs dont la mission est de veiller à l’excellence académique et de cultiver le savoir.

— AUPresses Mission Statement in French