Editorial Assistants


The following organization's Web site is an excellent source of information about careers in editing. The ACES organizes educational seminars and maintains lists of internships.

PO Box 1090
Gardnerville, NV 89410-1090

This organization of book publishers offers an extensive Web site to learn about the book business.

455 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Suite 700
Washington, D.C. 20001-2777
Tel: (202) 347-3375
Fax: (202) 347-3690

The Council of Science Editors provides education, networking, and other resources for editorial professionals in the sciences.

355 Lexington Ave., 15th Fl.
New York, NY 10017-6603
Tel: (720) 881-6046
Fax: (720) 881-6102
Email: cse@councilscienceeditors.org


This organization provides information about educational programs, internships, and careers in journalism.

PO Box 300
Princeton, NJ 08543-0300
Tel: (609) 452-2820

The EFA is an organization for freelance editors. Members receive a newsletter and a free listing in its directory.

266 W. 37th St., 20th Fl.
New York, NY 10018-6648
Tel: (866) 929-5425
Tel: (212) 920-4816

For industry statistics, information on diversity, internships, and careers, visit the organization's Web site.

1211 Connecticut Ave., NW, Suite 610
Washington, D.C. 20036-2705
Tel: (202) 296-7277

The News Leaders Association helps editors maintain the highest standards of quality, improve their craft, and better serve their communities. It preserves and promotes core journalistic values.

Missouri School of Journalism, 209 Reynolds Journalism Institute
Columbia, MO 65211-0001
Email: contact@newsleaders.org


For information on careers in newspapers and industry facts and figures, visit the News Media Alliance's Web site.

4401 North Fairfax Dr., Suite 300
Arlington, VA 22203-1622
Tel: (571) 366-1000
Email: info@newsmediaalliance.org


For information on union membership, contact The News Guild.

501 Third Street, NW, 6th Fl.
Washington, D.C. 20001-2797
Tel: (202) 434-7177
Email: guild@cwa-union.org


The Slot is a Web site founded and maintained by Bill Walsh, who was a financial copy desk chief at The Washington Post. It provides archived information that is useful for aspiring copy editors.