Fresh Chapters 12-Month Traineeship

Programme Details

  • This programme is aimed at students from BAME backgrounds (Black, Asian or ethnic minority backgrounds) who are underrepresented in the publishing industry.
  • Recent graduates will work with an Hachette UK publisher for one year as part of the programme.
  • The programme will include a six month placement in an editorial department where you will be able to have a real creative input. The remaining six months will be spent with another department within a different Hachette UK publisher.
  • Candidates are paid £20,000 per annum.
  • Successful candidates will start their traineeship in September 2017 and so this opportunity is ideally suited to recent grads or final year students.

Application Process

  • To apply, you need to answer two short essay-style questions and send us your most up to date CV and cover letter.
  • Applications for Fresh Chapters 12-Month Traineeship will open on the 15th February 2017 and will be assessed on a rolling basis.
  • Applicants successful after the initial sift will be invited to interview and will also be required to sit a writing test.
  • You must be a Rare candidate in order to apply.
  • To apply, click here.


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