Internships at Thieme Medical Publishers

The Thieme Medical Publishers internship program in our New York office offers a unique opportunity to gain valuable experience in the field of medical publishing and to have direct contact with professionals in the field.  All interns are welcome to attend essential editorial, production and sales meetings. 

 

Marketing and Sales

Our global marketing program includes direct mail, website, e-mail campaigns, space advertising, and book reviews. Marketing Interns will work in a forward-thinking environment with true hands-on opportunities.  This is for hard working, enthusiastic students who want to gain real-world, Marketing experience in a short period of time.

The internship also offers an exciting opportunity to learn valuable web skills while working within the Marketing department.  Get involved in compiling advance and promotional material, planning and organizing medical exhibits, and dealing with distributors such as wholesalers and bookstores in the Americas while learning the tricks of the trade!   

 

Responsibilities:

  • assisting our web team with publishing and online duties
  • performing internet research

 

The ideal candidate will have:

  • strong computer, communication and organizational skills
  • previous book, magazine, or marketing experience
  • language skills are a plus, but not required
  • HTML skills are preferred, but not required

 

What we offer:

  • Year-round full-time or part-time internships from a minimum of ten weeks to six months
  • A stipend to cover transportation expenses and lunch
  • Flexible office hours
  • Academic credit can be arranged (e.g. independent study credits) 
  • Hands-on publishing experience
  • A great office location in midtown Manhattan (walking distance to Madison Square Garden, the Empire State Building and Times Square)

 

Contact Information: Please e-mail or mail a cover letter, which briefly explains your area of interest and skills, and which specific department(s) you are applying for, along with your resume and two professional references tot he Internship Coordinator e-mail: intern@thieme.comPlease do not duplicate applications.  Appropriate candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Location: Thieme Medical Publishers is located at 333 Seventh Avenue, 18th floor, New York, NY 10001.  Please visit our website for more information.

Internship at Papercutz

Papercutz Graphic Novels is looking for a summer Editorial & Marketing Intern. Candidates should have an interest in comic book publishing with a strong background in writing and proofreading. This is a dual department internship. Duties would include assisting the editorial department with production and proofing tasks on new books as well as working with the Marketing Director to develop and execute marketing campaigns.

Requirements:
-This internship is unpaid. You must be able to receive college or graduate school credit.
-Must be available 10-12 hours a week (2-3 days) to come into the Papercutz office in Manhattan. 8 week internship.
-Able to show experience in writing and editing.
-Some social media and marketing experience.
-A strong interest in publishing, specifically in comics.

Preferred applicants will have at least basic experience with Adobe Acrobat, InDesign and Photoshop.

About Papercutz:
Papercutz is dedicated to publishing great graphic novels for all ages. Popular with reluctant readers and gifted readers alike, Papercutz graphic novels for kids, tweens, and teens include a wide range of genres, including humor, action adventure, mystery, horror, and favorite characters. Papercutz is proud to be the only publisher exclusively dedicated to children’s graphic novels. We work every day to introduce young readers to the imaginative wonders waiting to be discovered in comics.

Applications are due May 20th. If you are interested in applying, please email Professor Denning.

Internships at February Partners

February Partners and February Books, a boutique public relations, marketing, and publishing firm based in Union Square, is looking for summer interns! If you have any interest in marketing and general publishing, these would be great opportunities. Please contact Professor Denning if you are interested in applying.

Graphic Design Intern

February Partners is looking for a graphic design intern to assist with the creation of custom Facebook cover images and apps, e-newsletters, e-cards, book jacket designs, and websites for high profile books and authors. This is a great opportunity to gain invaluable hands-on experience in the world of PR, marketing, and publishing.

Candidates need to be able to work 8-16 hours a week from June 3 through August 30.

Publishing Intern

February Books is looking for an extremely motivated, detail-oriented publishing intern to assist with all aspects of the publishing business from manuscript submission, copy editing, marketing, and more.

We are looking for candidates with strong skills in writing, organization, and copy editing.

Candidates need to be able to work 16-24 hours a week, from June 3 through August 30.

Social Media Marketing for Books and Authors

February Partners is looking for an extremely motivated, detail-oriented intern to assist on social media marketing campaigns for high profile books and authors. This is a great opportunity to gain invaluable hands-on experience in the world of public relations, marketing, and book publishing.

We are looking for candidates with strong writing and organizational skills, experience with online and social media, and the ability to communicate effectively. Responsibilities include supporting executive staff, performing administrative duties, and assisting with major publicity and marketing campaigns.

Candidates need to be able to work 16-24 hours a week from June 3 through August 30.

Internship Opportunities at Fodor’s

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Fodor’s Production-Editorial Intern

Fodor’s Travel, an imprint of Random House, Inc., is looking for a fall semester intern to work for credit in midtown Manhattan. The intern will work closely with the associate managing editor and production editors to gain experience doing many of the tasks they do:

  • Correction checking and light proofreading of our print titles, including covers
  •  Creation of first- and second-pass proofs using Typefi, our desktop-publishing system
  • Quality-assurance checking of ebooks and possibly apps
  • Keyboarding of changes to Word files
  • Possible review of the work of freelance proofreaders, depending on the intern’s aptitude and experience

By closely shadowing the Fodor’s production-editorial staff, a nexus of print- and ebook production at our company, the intern will be central to the creation of several books and ebooks this fall and will gain a thorough understanding of the way in which all departments (editorial, production-editorial, production, cartography, and art) collaborate to create Fodor’s content.

Interested candidates should forward a resume and cover letter to me at the email address below and will ultimately need to furnish a letter from the college confirming the intent to grant academic credit.

Fodors.com Content Intern: Fall 2012

Fodor’s Travel, a division of Random House, Inc. is the world’s leading provider of travel intelligence. Covering 300 destinations worldwide, the Fodor’s guidebooks and Fodors.com have provided the most up-to-date information and strategic travel planning advice for travelers for more than seventy years.

Fodors.com is seeking an unpaid Content Intern for the Fall 2012 semester to work from early September to early December. We are looking for a college or graduate student (Communications/Media/Technology) who is available to work 15-20 hours a week in our Midtown NYC office. Students must be able to receive school credit for the internship.

This opportunity is for a web-savvy student to jump in and learn how a leading travel brand works behind the scenes. You’ll be part of a team creating engaging travel content that reaches more than 3.6 million unique viewers a month. Along with helping to keep our content up to date, you’ll test new features on our many platforms, attend staff meetings, and tag content in our database. You may also be asked to jump in to assist on special feature projects like our Top 100 Hotel Awards.

The student will emerge from this internship with a deep understanding of what it’s like to work at a fast-paced travel brand in Midtown Manhattan. The ideal applicant will be tech-savvy and a fast learner who is able to adapt quickly from project to project.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Tag editorial content in our database
  • Perform QA (quality assurance) on our website, mobile apps, and special projects
  • Test new features of our CMS (content management system).
  • Create assignments in our web app and add records
  • Use administrative tools to run reports
  • Help maintain documentation and create instructions in various forms, including videos

Requirements:

  • Currently enrolled in a college or graduate school program, with a concentration in Communications, Media, or Technology
  • Must be able to earn school credit for internship
  • Proficient in the MS Word and Excel
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Organized and detail-focused
  • Familiarity with databases and web-based applications and tools like metadata tags and blogs
  • Interest in travel and technology

Please contact Professor Denning at jkinneydenning@pace.edu if interested in applying. 

Great Summer BtoB Internship Opportunities

BUSINESS PRESS EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION: BtoB Magazine Opportunities

Eligibility

The BPEF Internship Program accepts applications from college sophomores, juniors, seniors, and graduate students. Applicants must have completed their sophomore year of college by June and be a full-time student. A GPA of 3.0 or higher within your major is required.

Internship Duration

BPEF summer internships run 10-12 weeks and are usually based on the needs of the host companies. Selected applicants are notified on a rolling basis. Most summer internships begin in late May or early June and end in August or early September. BPEF interns usually work at least 35 hours a week, unless special arrangements are made between the intern and the company for a part-time schedule.

Compensation and Course Credit

Compensation for paid internships is typically between $10-12/hr. The pay period at most of the participating companies is twice a month. Internships that are unpaid and “for-credit only” will be compensated by the employer through tangible educational benefits in addition to the normal workload. Examples include: a set one-on-one weekly time with editor/supervisor to discuss more detailed aspects of the publishing industry; inclusion in industry conferences or meetings; or publication of a pre-determined number of bylined articles. For-credit internships are subject to approval from the intern’s school or professor.

Criteria

How accurately students follow the application instructions is taken into consideration, as well as grammatical and typing errors within the cover letter and application. Students are also selected on the basis of their background in journalism, media  and/or communications, including knowledge of and experience in business-to-business media, including the following:

Editorial:

• Academic courses in journalism, preferably in reporting, writing, editing;
• Participation in campus journalism, preferably as an editor on the newspaper, campus magazines, electronic editions, or yearbook
• Previous summer internships or jobs at magazines or newspapers, or other journalistic experience.

Non-editorial:

• Academic courses and/or experience in the specific area you choose (marketing, production/design, etc).

Placements

BPEF makes every effort to match interns with companies based on the applicants specific areas of interest, previous experience, and geographic preferences as noted in the application form. However, an exact match is not always possible, and the final placement decision is based on the needs of the participating companies. BPEF interns will experience the same level of personal guidance and attention regardless of the specific internship placement. Therefore, please keep an open mind about all of the participating companies. Please keep in mind that it takes BPEF some time to evaluate the large volume of applications we receive. Students will be contacted if there is a position available that matches his or her skills, but that does not necessarily guarantee an internship. All final internship decisions are made by the hiring company.

Fill out their online application to apply now! The deadline to apply is April 5, 2013. Please e-mail Professor Denning if you are interested in applying so that she can help you with the process.