Recent Blog Posts

A Little Bit of Regret and a Whole Lot of Responsibility: The challenges of being an intern at a literary agency

Spirals of books in the shape of a tunnel.

By Selina Azizi. Posted November 28th, 2016.
There is an unexplainable joy in reading through manuscripts and seeing each one’s potential to become something great. Unfortunately, though, I’ve also spent time perusing through manuscripts and discovering that perhaps, there is a lack of potential. These moments are the ones that bring to surface the greatest challenges of being a literary agency intern. I wanted to share these challenges with you all.

Mastering the Basics: The Art of the Irrelevant Question

By Sehr, Nov 17, 2016.

It’s been about 10 weeks since I became an official #ROMIntern, and not a single meeting with my supervisor has gone by without me at some point exclaiming, “This is so cool!” Despite this, though, not everything has been rainbows and sunshine. There’s one thing in particular that, as a new intern, I think I could have done a better job of: asking general questions.

How I Almost Lost My Job: An Undergrads Account of Managing Work, Friends, and an Internship

by Bhavpreet Saini

Life can be hectic, with all the commitments and responsibilities in our everyday lives. Managing it all can be a balancing act, a work of art, a sophisticated process. It is a necessity that everyone needs in their life, but something that can be difficult to accomplish without the proper preparation and effort. For the past 7 weeks, I’ve been attempting to balance a relatively recent job, a newfound friendship, and a full course load in association with an internship. Here’s how it’s been.