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Advice and Tips

What job opportunities are there for me at Cambridge University Press?
Take a look at our current vacancies here

How can I apply for the Graduate Business Management Programme at Cambridge University Press?
We run an annual Graduate Business Management Programme. Our graduates have the opportunity to work across our groups and learn about the business. Follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook or Twitter to get notifications of when to apply, or go to the Graduate Programme web pages.

How can I apply for an internship or work experience at Cambridge University Press?
Our offices in Cambridge and New York work with local schools to offer work experience placements and internships that show students the full spectrum of working life at the Press; find out more here.

How long will it take me to register and apply for a job?
It should take no more than 10 minutes to register for jobs, and up to one hour to apply for a job. Please ensure you have your CV and covering letter to hand (if requested) before you start, as that will make the process quicker.

Do you accept speculative applications?
No, unfortunately we do not accept speculative applications.

What do I need to apply?
You will need your most up-to-date CV and a covering letter (if requested).

What should I put in a cover letter?
Your cover letter is your opportunity to tell us why you think you are right for the job you are applying for. Take a look at the job description and person specification and think about what experience you have that matches what the job requires.

I submitted my application a few weeks ago, but I haven’t heard back from you. What should I do?
We are looking for the best people to come and work with us, so the recruitment process can often take a little time, and we ask for your patience throughout this process. We will let you know as soon as we can whether your application has been successful.

What does ‘Fixed term’ and ‘Permanent’ mean?
A ‘Fixed term’ contract is normally less than a year, or on completion of a specific task or project. A ‘Permanent’ contract is an indefinite contract where you are employed permanently.

I am having trouble logging in. What should I do?
Send an email to and someone will get in touch to help you.

I have forgotten my password. What should I do?
You can request for your password to be sent to you here.

Who has access to my data once I have registered on your site for jobs?
Only our Recruitment Team and the hiring manager will have access to your application data.

I did not receive an email confirming my application for a job, what should I do?
Please send an email to

How do I delete or edit my profile, CV or other information?
Log in to the system here, and you will be able to delete or edit your profile.

How do I withdraw my application?
If you would like to withdraw your application for a role that you have applied for, either delete your application by logging in here, or let us know when we contact you for an interview.

Where can I find out more about Cambridge University Press?
Find out more about us on our website at, and also take a look at About us.

Work experience and internships

Work experience and internships

We work with local schools to offer placements and internships.

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