Internship Alert: Publishers Weekly

Intern Wanted

 

Publishers Weekly’s Book Review Department is looking for an intern for the Fall semester. The positions are part-time, but if you love books and are considering a career in book or magazine publishing, Publishers Weekly’s Book Review department is the best place to learn about these rapidly changing industries.

Interns will have the opportunity to:

• Work closely with review editors
• Write, fact-check, and edit reviews and short author interviews

Interns will also help staff our very busy bookroom, which receives hundreds of books a week. Your job will include:

• Unpacking books and trafficking them to editors and reviewers, and helping maintain a log of assignments
• Doing liaison work with publishers (requesting review copies, art, etc.)

You must:

• Learn tasks quickly
• Be organized and detail-oriented
• Follow through and meet tight deadlines

If you would like to interview for an intern position, e-mail Drucilla Shultz, Bookroom Editor, at DShultz@PublishersWeekly.com, by Aug. 7th 2015, and put “Fall internship” in the subject line. Please attach a resume and a writing sample or link to one. (A class paper is fine.)

Fall Internship with the Elizabeth Kaplan Literary Agency!

M.S. in Publishing students looking for an internship that exposes them to agency side of publishing should consider the Fall position with the Elizabeth Kaplan Literary Agency.  The boutique agency represents both fiction and nonfiction work by award-winning and best-selling authors, in the areas of narrative and practical nonfiction, biography, history, memoir, pop culture, literary fiction, young adult and middle grade fiction, and commercial women’s fiction.

Located one block from Madison Square Park, The Elizabeth Kaplan Literary Agency is looking for a part-time intern for the Fall 2012 semester (or longer) with a strong interest in books and a career in the publishing industry to come in for 10-15 hours a week.  

 

Requirements:

  • Strong reading and editing skills a must
  • Knowledge of the marketplace a plu
  • Looking for someone who can not only assess fiction manuscripts, but seek out new potential non-fiction projects.

 

We represent authors and guide their careers.   The intern will have a chance to assist us with all aspects of agenting, from reading and reviewing manuscripts and queries, editing, learning about foreign rights and contracts.  As with any internship, a part of the position will be general administrative work, but we do our best to find activities that best match the individual’s interests and keep the admin work to a minimum.

This is an unpaid internship, but we strive to assist our interns with job placement when the opportunity arises.

 

Contact: Please send an email to Melissa Sarver at melissa@elizabethkaplanlit.com explaining why you’d like to be our intern and what makes you the best person for this position.  Please include your resume as an attachment.

Fall Internship Opportunity With Penguin!

Looking for a fall internship?  Penguin Group (USA) offers internship opportunities in various business areas such as contracts, editorial, finance, graphic design, managing editorial, marketing, online marketing, publicity, and subsidiary rights.

Fall interns work a total of 14 hours per week for a 10 week period and are paid minimum wage.

If you’re interested in applying, send your cover letter and resume to jobs@us.penguingroup.com, and copy Professor Denning on your submission at jdenning@pace.edu.  Please indicate the business area(s) you are applying for in your cover letter.  The deadline to apply is August 1, 2012.

Penguin Group (USA) Inc. is the U.S. member of the internationally renowned Penguin Group.  Penguin Group (USA) is one of the leading U.S. adult and children’s trade book publishers, owning a wide range of imprints and trademarks, including Viking, G. P. Putnam’s Sons, The Penguin Press, Riverhead Books, Dutton, Penguin Books, Berkley Books, Gotham Books, Portfolio, New American Library, Plume, Tarcher, Philomel, Grosset & Dunlap, Puffin, and Frederick Warne, among others. The Penguin Group (http://www.penguin.com) is part of Pearson plc, the international media company.

Penguin Group (USA) values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Fall 2012 Internship Opportunity!

 

Apply TODAY to be a Fall 2012 SiriusXM Intern!

SiriusXM Radio has internships for every major – whether you’re interested in going into Broadcasting, Sales & Marketing, Finance & Accounting, Information Technology, Talk/Music Programming, Human Reources, or more!

Students must:
1) Work a minimum of 20 hours per week
2) Receive academic credit for the internship (ALL internships are UNPAID)
3) Be available from September 10 – December 21

APPLY HERE