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Where have "Lady Chatterley's Lover" and Salman Rushdie kept company? At The Penguin Group, one of the world's top book publishers (and no stranger to controversial titles). Owned by media giant Pearson, the publisher operates through such imprints as Viking (literary fiction and non-fiction), Puffin (children's books), Dorling Kindersley (reference works), and Rough Guides (travel). Authors include Tom Clancy, Patricia Cornwell, and Nora Roberts. Pioneer of the paperback, Penguin was founded in 1935 by Allen Lane, who wanted to offer novels for the price of a pack of... More

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Penguin Group Chairman and CEO John C. Makinson

John C. Makinson

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Internship: Positive atmosphere; little to no career opportunities

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Pros: I got a broad range of exposure across a couple of very different departments.

They're willing to give those who show initiative a great deal of responsibility.

People are very friendly and welcoming.
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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in New York, NY (US) Apr 2012 – Reviewed Jul 10, 2012

Interview Details Hard to get through to HR, but once they read your resume they'll respond. Phone interview and in-person interview... first HR was very formal/standard, and then in-person with the managers was much more relaxed.Full Interview

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Britain's Top 100 Graduate Employers, The Sunday Times (UK), 2012
Top 100 Graduate Employers, The Sunday Times (UK), 2009

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