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    Former Employee - Intern in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Intern in New York, NY

    I worked at Simon & Schuster (Less than a year)

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    Pros

    Everyone was willing to be a mentor. The environment was very relaxed and friendly

    Cons

    A lot of turnaround, so you might not be able to make lasting relationships


Simon & Schuster Interviews

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    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Simon & Schuster.

    Interview

    Excellent. I was originally went in to intwerview for another position and was called by HR to interview for this one. HR and the interviewer were both wonderful- extremely kind and took the pressure off. Interview felt more like a friendly conversation than a Q&A. Some questions that were asked: why publishing? what do you like to read and/or listen to? etc.

    Interview Questions

    • How would you marker a horror/scary book? What would be your business plan and sales   1 Answer

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Website www.simonandschuster.com
Headquarters New York, NY
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Media
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year

If you're a fan of Stephen King, Mary Higgins Clark, or Larry McMurtry, then you're a fan of Simon & Schuster. The publishing arm of CBS prints the work of these and other popular authors of consumer fiction and nonfiction books under imprints such as Pocket Books, The Free Press, and Scribner. The company leverages its connection with CBS through products related to its various TV properties (such as The Bro Code based on CBS's How I Met Your Mother). It also publishes audio books and e-books compatible with devices such as Amazon's Kindle and ... More

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