Intern Guest Post: The Importance of Marketing and Promotion

Written by Prajakta Gupte, NEH SHARP graduate student assistant, Spring and Summer 2022 I had the fantastic opportunity to work with the Marketing Department at the University Press of Florida. I was hired as a Graduate Assistant under the NEH SHARP grant. One of the main reasons I wanted to work at the Press was … Continue reading Intern Guest Post: The Importance of Marketing and Promotion

Intern Guest Post: A Look Inside Book Acquisitions

Written by Murielle LeMaire, NEH SHARP student assistant, Spring 2022  My second semester in graduate school was enhanced greatly by the opportunity to work with the Acquisitions Department at the University Press of Florida. The second semester is when things begin to get on a bit of a roll, and having this internship structured my … Continue reading Intern Guest Post: A Look Inside Book Acquisitions

Intern Guest Post: A Taste of Pickled, Fried, and Fresh

By Nichole Manosh, UPF acquisitions intern . I would definitely consider myself a foodie, so when I started my internship at UPF and heard about the imminent book release of Pickled, Fried, and Fresh I had to take a look. While perusing the pages and beautiful photos I seemed to hear my stomach growling “please … Continue reading Intern Guest Post: A Taste of Pickled, Fried, and Fresh

#ReadUP for Banned Books Week

By Carlynn Crosby, marketing intern at the University Press of Florida . This week (Sept. 27–Oct. 3) is Banned Books Week, an annual event designed to celebrate the freedom to read and the value of open access to information. Each year, the literary community—comprising librarians, authors, publishers, teachers, journalists, and readers—comes together during the last … Continue reading #ReadUP for Banned Books Week

Intern Guest Post: Daring Dreamers

by Jordan Steckler, Marketing Intern Become acquainted with just a few of Florida’s female daring dreamers, all featured among dozens of other women in They Dared to Dream by Doris Weatherford with the Florida Commission on the Status of Women Foundation, Inc. In celebration of Women's Equality Day, we're running a discount on They Dared to … Continue reading Intern Guest Post: Daring Dreamers

5 Intern Tips for Getting Started in Publishing

Thinking of doing an internship at a publishing house? University Press of Florida marketing intern Amber Paez offers some advice on what to expect and what to avoid during your internship experience. Think “All for One.” Before interning I had a vague idea of what it would be like to work at a publishing firm after college. I … Continue reading 5 Intern Tips for Getting Started in Publishing