Archived Ad: Health Major Looking to Enter Field of Journalism

My name is Madeline Rosenberg and I am a senior graduating in May 2016 studying Health: Science, Society and Policy and Environmental Studies. I have strong passions for public health, environmental studies, sociological phenomenon, and art, and have channeled these interests into social science research, writing, and reading.

My academic and work experiences are varied: I have had the opportunity to be a member of the Environmental Health and Justice JBS; a research assistant for a senior fellow at the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism; a research intern for a documentary series with Warrior Poets; a research assistant for a scholar at the Women’s Studies Research Center; and a thesis candidate with the HSSP department focused on the relationship between tattoos, college age women, and health.

After reflecting on these experiences, I am gripped by and subsequently hoping to pursue work in the fields of journalism (written, broadcast, documentary), film/TV, and publishing.
For someone whose formal academic areas of study are different from these specific career paths, what should my next steps be? How do I catch up on knowledge of these fields that I would have studied in a classroom setting? Where should I be looking for jobs? How should I go about becoming a more competitive candidate to production companies, journalistic and news companies and organizations, and publishing firms?
Any advice regarding these fields or questions is greatly appreciated. Thank you very much in advance for your time!

Name: Madeline Rosenberg ’16
Major: Health: Science, Society and Policy
Hometown: Scarsdale, New York

Archived Ad: Publishing from Coast to Coast

I am a highly energetic, self-motivated student interested in publishing. Having recently completed a high-intensity publishing internship, I found the work interesting and rewarding. I also have experience in nonprofit organization support, journalism, and computer science. I’d like to work for a publishing company in Boston or New York, particularly in science-fiction or fantasy. I’m interested in editing, proofreading, marketing, and publicity, and have experience in all four areas. I’m looking for advice from people in publishing or computer science regarding how to best present myself and break into the industry, as well as general advice on how to move from the West Coast to the East.

Student: Simon Diamond Cramer ’13
: Federal Way, WA
: Creative Writing, Psychology