The Scheme: Traineeships at PRH
The Scheme offers six-month paid traineeships at Penguin Random
House. There are eighteen on offer.
This year, you could be trying out a new career path in
Editorial, Publicity, or Sales. You don't need to know about
publishing, have a degree, or any particular educational background
The Scheme is open to people who identify as one, or both, of
- Black, Asian or from a minority ethnic group
- From a lower socio-economic background
When you join The Scheme, you'll spend six months immersed in
the day to day running of a publishing house, learning what it's
like to be a part of their Editorial, Publicity or Sales team.
You'll find out what's needed to get a book into the hands of a
reader and the roles different teams play.
Payment: £11,000 (equivalent to £22,000 per annum), plus 12.5
days paid holiday and benefits for the six months you're on the
traineeship. You'll also get books. A lot of books.
There will also be support if you need to move to
The closing date for applications is
Sunday 16 May 2021.
For full details and to apply, see https://www.the-scheme.co.uk/