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Description: We are seeking a spring intern to assist a busy foreign scouting agency servicing 20+ international publishers. Passion for books is a must, interest in YA & children's literature a plus. The intern works closely with our small team, and has a front-row seat on the inner-workings of the international side of the publishing business. Candidates must be well-organized and articulate, and have outstanding reading and writing skills. Responsibilities include reading and evaluating manuscripts; corresponding with clients, agents, and publishers; researching foreign rights holders, maintaining proprietary database; and light admin duties (filing, mailing, etc). Previous publishing experience is not required, but a curiosity about the business and a keenness to learn are essential.
Length of Internship: semester-length internship
Location: Jersey City, NJ
How To Apply For This Internship: Please email cover letter & resume to:
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