Internship Opportunities – Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press USA offers paid and college credit internships in their New York City and Cary, NC, offices across a variety of publishing functions:

  •     Editorial
  •     Marketing
  •     Design
  •     Production
  •     Publicity
  •     Social Media
  •     Sales
  •     Digital Product Development

The program provides an introduction to the publishing industry, exposure to the diversity of OUP USA’s publishing program, and experience working in a particular publishing function.

The Internship Program spans 8 to 12 weeks during the fall, spring, and summer. Intern hours vary based on department needs and the intern’s schedule.

Internships are posted on their online application system Each internship posting includes a detailed description of the position and candidate requirements. Positions remain posted until they are filled.

To apply to Oxford University Press, visit here.

Specific Internship Position – Online and Scholarly Reference Editorial

The Intern will be providing support to a fast-growing online scholarly reference team at Oxford University Press USA: Oxford Handbooks Online. The Intern will be involved in all phases of editorial development of digital titles. The right candidate may have the opportunity to review and edit submissions.

Responsibilities and learning opportunities include, but are not limited to:

  • Establishing, maintaining, and frequently updating project files and records, including data entry and generation of reports and form letters
  • Corresponding with all internal and external editorial stakeholders including editors in chief, editorial board members, and commissioning editors
  • Tracking and managing submissions through various stages of editorial development
  • Researching and recruiting contributors for digital titles
  • Processing and tracking contracts and payment requests; tracking expenses against budget
  • Liaising with production and marketing departments to ensure quality of content
  • Reviewing and correcting article XML (training will be provided)

At the end of the internship, the Intern can expect to have gained valuable insight into the process through which a title moves from a proposal to a finished product. The Intern will strengthen their editing, project management, and correspondence skills, while navigating everyday publishing challenges and opportunities.

Interns will have the opportunity to meet and learn from members of other departments as well.

Requirements:

  • Highly organized with concern for details
  • Eager to take initiative
  • Ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically via email and phone
  • Ability to shift quickly between multiple projects
  • Experience and familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite; in particular, familiarity with Access databases
  • Copyediting experience is a plus
  • Interest in and experience with scholarly research a plus
  • Knowledge of XML/HTML helpful, but not required

Applicants must be enrolled in a degreed program with at least one year of schooling completed, graduated from a degreed program in the past year or enrolled in a degreed program where college credit is granted for the completion of an internship.

Applicants can submit a resume and cover letter via our on-line application process. Intern positions remain posted until they are filled.

View the original internship posting here.

Job Opportunity: Oxford University Press

Type: Full Time

Position: Marketing Coordinator

Location: NYC

Oxford University Press is seeking a highly motivated candidate to join our team as a Marketing Coordinator working on social science lists. We are looking for an energetic self-starter who has a passion for marketing academic and academic-trade titles.

The Marketing Coordinator will work with the Marketing Manager to develop and execute title level / subject level marketing plans and work closely with Publicity, Editorial, and Sales to maximize all promotional opportunities.

Responsibilities:

  • Strategize, prepare, and implement marketing campaigns for assigned titles, including direct mail, social media, merchandising, advertising, and digital marketing
  • Write and develop marketing materials, including sell sheets, flyers, ads, brochures, sales presentations, and catalog copy
  • Prepare author kits and communicate marketing plans to authors, editors, publicity, sales, and colleagues around the globe
  • Research and develop promotional partnerships with relevant organizations and websites to leverage exposure for our content
  • Work with authors to develop blog posts and social media strategies for OUP channels
  • Analyze sales and develop strategies to increase market share
  • Prepare for and attend editorial, transmittal and sales and marketing meetings, including reviewing prospective and signed book projects and marketing positioning
  • Gain an understanding of OUP online products to assist in the promotion of these products to end users
  • Liaise as needed with editorial, sales, publicity and branch departments to ensure clear communication
  • Travel to conferences as assigned to effectively promote books, journals, and online products relevant to the discipline
  • Represent OUP in a professional manner to external and internal customers

Requirements:

  • 2-3 years related experience in marketing. Nonprofit, media, or publishing experience preferred
  • Must be able to demonstrate initiative, creative problem-solving, and analytical skills
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills as well as a genuine and demonstrable interest in publishing and marketing
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office required
  • BS/BA Degree required
  • Working knowledge of and enthusiasm for social media required

Find the original posting here.

Internship Opportunity: Oxford University Press

Position: Intern – Higher Education Digital Product Management

Location: NYC

Responsibilities:

The Higher Education division is currently accepting applications for a Digital Product Management Intern for the Oxford University Press USA Fall Internship Program.

NOTE: This is a PAID internship.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist in the development and creation of content within learning management system software
  •  Assist in the creation and development of ancillary resource center sites
  • Draft tutorial and help documentation for digital products
  • Monitor end-user support mailboxes and route tickets appropriately
  • Schedule and drive end-user facing product webinars
  • Assist in the design and styling of end-user facing product webpages

At the conclusion of the internship, the Intern can expect to have learned the role that digital products play in higher education publishing, the challenges currently faced by publishers developing digital products, and OUP’s strategies for meeting our users’ needs. The Intern will gain experience interacting with instructor end-users and learn how to improve digital products by approaching them from a user perspective. The intern will learn extensively how to develop courses and content within leading learning management systems

Requirements:

Applicants must have strong communication skills and feel comfortable working with new software and technologies. The ideal applicant will be a problem solver, a fast learner, and feel comfortable working independently and juggling multiple responsibilities on a daily basis. Applicants should have an understanding of web technologies and be able to communicate clearly and jargon-free about digital products to non-experts.

Other skills required and preferred:

  • Experience with HTML and website development required • Major in computer science or equivalent strongly preferred
  • Experience working with learning management systems such as Desire2Learn, Blackboard, and Moodle strongly preferred
  • Experience with the WordPress content management system preferred
  • Graphic design interest and experience, including website styling using CSS, preferred

Applicants must be enrolled in a degreed program with at least one year of schooling completed, graduated from a degreed program in the past year or enrolled in a degreed program where college credit is granted for the completion of an internship.

Find the original posting here.

Oxford University Press Internship!

The Oxford University Press is seeking an intern for their Ebook Global Supply Chain department. MS in Publishing students who are interested in this area of publishing should consider this great opportunity!

NOTE:  This is a COLLEGE CREDIT internship.

 

Job Ad Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Monitoring the EPUB production pipeline with the department coordinator to keep ebooks running on schedule
  • Becoming familiar with the company’s digital asset management system (DAMS)
  • Working within the DAMS to order new EPUB conversions and generate reports as needed
  • Interviewing stakeholders in Editorial, Operational and Sales departments across the global academic business to understand links in the ebook supply chain
  • Documenting ebook processes along the supply chain, such as distribution of an ebook to Amazon, and submission of an EPUB conversion request

 

This internship offers a unique opportunity to get involved in the dynamic ebook publishing operations at a major university press. The Ebook Global Supply Chain Intern will assist with coordination of ebook production and also contribute to a key ebook project at the press.

At the conclusion of the internship, the Intern will have an understanding of how various departments contribute to ebook publishing and distribution. Interns will have the opportunity to meet and learn from members of other departments as well.

 

Requirements

·         Demonstrated interest in ebooks or media technology

·         Proficiency in MS Word and Excel

·         Ability to be adaptable and flexible in a dynamic environment

·         Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required

·         Attention to detail is a must

 

Applicants must be enrolled in a degreed program with at least one year of schooling completed, graduated from a degreed program in the past year or enrolled in a degreed program where college credit is granted for the completion of an internship.

 

Applicants can submit a resume via our on-line application process.  Intern positions remain posted until they are filled.  Interested students should email Prof. Jane Denning at jdenning@pace.edu as soon as possible.

Internships at Oxford University Press

Attention, attention all those seeking internships for this summer. Oxford University Press has a number of internships available for someone like you! Click here to see their job listings and learn more about the positions. They currently have several opportunities in their Academic/Trade, Higher Education, Sales, and English Language areas. These are PAID internships!! Looking for full-time employment? There are also a number of full-time editorial and marketing positions listed on their website. Check it out! Look below to see what qualifications they look for in an intern & follow the link above to apply online.

The Academic/Trade division is currently accepting applications for an Editorial Intern for the Oxford University Press USA Summer Internship Program.

Oxford University Press USA’s Academic/Trade division Editorial Interns will gain valuable publishing experience as they help editors and editorial assistants with manuscript preparation and with other editorial duties including:

  • Assisting with preparing manuscripts for transmittal to production
  • Preparing rejection letters
  • Processing gratis requests and payment requests
  • General clerical work

At the conclusion of the internship, the Intern can expect to have gained knowledge and understanding of various aspects of the publishing process.  Interns will have the opportunity to meet and learn from members of other departments as well.

  • Good knowledge of MS Office
  • Excellent writing, communication, and organizational skills

Applicants must be enrolled in a degreed program with at least one year of schooling completed, graduated from a degreed program in the past year or enrolled in a degreed program where college credit is granted for the completion of an internship.