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UQP launches annual placement program for Indigenous graduates

The University of Queensland Press (UQP) has established an annual Indigenous Placement program aimed at providing a pathway into publishing for Indigenous university graduates.

Launched in January this year, the program offers one Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander graduate a full-time annual position in UQP’s marketing and publicity team, reporting to marketing and publicity manager Louise Cornegé. The program is open to graduates from any discipline and from any university.

UQP says this year’s successful applicant, who started in January and has a bachelor of business from Queensland University of Technology, is receiving work experience, mentoring opportunities both at UQP and the University of Queensland, and opportunities to contribute to other UQP initiatives.

‘As well as championing First Nations authors and connecting readers with diverse stories, UQP is also committed to increasing diversity amongst our staff. We are proud to have launched this program,’ says UQP director Ben James.

For more information about the program, please contact Louise Cornegé.

 

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