Internship Opportunity: Babble.com

Babble.com, part of the Disney Interactive Media Group, is looking for a recent college graduate to become a key junior member of their editoral team.

Babble prides itself on having an actively managed program where our trainees make important contributions to our site and learn a range of skills necessary to succeed in online media. We look for rising stars who want hands-on experience pitching ideas, following trends, gathering and analyzing traffic data, and supporting the needs of the editorial team. Innovative thinkers who can demonstrate problem-solving and efficient, organized work habits move to the front of the line. Because of the variety of tasks, this position will provide a unique opportunity for the right candidate to get an inside look at how an online media site works.

Requirements:

  • proven writing and editing abilities
  • technological savvy (bonus: experience with WordPress and HTML)
  • passion for online and emerging media
  • ability to think creatively and quickly
  • a team player mentality
  • strong multitasking skills
  • ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • strong attention to detail

Pay is $16/hr, and the internship will last 6 months. More importantly, this is a chance to have fun doing something you love. And working at an online magazine with 6 million unique visitors per month, you’ll see inside the inner-workings of a successful new media organization, gaining experience and connections.

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Over the Thanksgiving holiday, take a look at Media Bistro. It is a great site to search for jobs and internships and is updated daily.

Spring Editorial Internship Position with W. W. Norton

The college division at W. W. Norton & Company is seeking a spring intern (January-April) to assist with editorial projects in the Political Science department. Responsibilities will vary, but will include assisting with the preparation of manuscripts and ancillary materials, researching market data, assisting with various stages of production, and other day-to-day administrative tasks. Interns will gain insight into the editorial, marketing, and sales aspects of textbook publishing.

Ideal candidates are detail-oriented, organized, able to complete projects under minimal supervision, and have an interest in the field of political science. Interns will be expected to work between 15-20 hours per week, though specific work hours are flexible.

If interested, please e-mail your résumé and your cover letter to Sarah Wolf at swolf@wwnorton.com

If you apply to this internship, please let Professor Denning know at jkinneydenning@pace.edu.

Spring Marketing Internship Position with Springer Publishing Company

Company Name: SPRINGER PUBLISHING COMPANY, DEMOS PUBLISHINGDescription: Springer Publishing Company and Demos Publishing seek an intern to work through the spring in our fast-paced marketing department. We are an independent academic, consumer health, and medical publisher with a growing books, journals, and digital publishing program. 

 

 

Duties will include:

• Plan social media posts on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest; as     well as monitor the performance of our company across all social media platforms

• Help edit videos and upload to YouTube

• Draft, review, and post blog entries using WordPress

• Provide help with web maintenance

• Aid in developing weekly email marketing newsletters and promotions

• General office assistance

 

This internship is ideal for a college student interested in pursuing a career in professional and scholarly publishing. While gaining work experience, the intern will benefit from substantive experience and ongoing learning opportunities and mentoring from our staff.

 

Length of Internship: January-May, 9am-5pm, 2-3 days per week (days of week flexible and to be agreed upon).

Requirements:

• Current college student or recent graduate

• Self-starter with creativity and attention to detail

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Team-player who can work with others

• Strong interest in marketing and publishing

• Good computer skills, including Outlook, Excel, and Word

Location:

NY, NY

Application Due Date:

December 17, 2013

Payment:

Stipend to be paid

How To Apply For This Internship:

Interested candidates should email their resume with cover letter to Dara Salem, Marketing Coordinator, at dsalem@springerpub.com.

If you apply for this internship position, please also email Professor Denning at jkinneydenning@pace.edu.

Internship position at The Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency

Associate Agent Linda Epstein at The Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency is seeking an intern for 15-hours/week, 5-hours in her Long Island home office reading queries, doing Internet research, some light office work (filing, organizing, etc.) with additional hours to read manuscripts and write reader reports. In addition, the intern would be responsible for a once a month blog post. Linda represents MG, YA and Adult fiction, including literary, upscale commercial, contemporary realistic, Science fiction, Fantasy, Steampunk, historical, magical realism, quirky, off-beat, and LGBT. No mysteries, suspense, thrillers, romance, etc… The candidate should have experience reading MG and YA literature and be comfortable reading adult literature. There is a $20/week stipend to cover the costs of transportation and an endless supply of organic, fair trade coffee. Must have a sense of humor and like dogs.

If you are interested in this position, please email Prof. Jane Kinney-Denning for contact information at jdenning@pace.edu by December 1st, 2013.

Internship I Course Reminder- Spring 2014

ATTENTION all MS in Publishing Students:

 

If you have not yet taken PUB 699A, Internship I, and are interested in doing so during the spring 2014 semester, now is the time to be applying for spring internship positions.

Please contact Professor Jane Denning at jdenning@pace.edu ASAP so that she can begin working with you on your resume and cover letters.  There is a wonderful MS in Publishing Internship Website available exclusively for students enrolling in the fall course but you need to contact Professor Denning to access the site.

Click here for a description of the PUB 699 A and B course sequence.