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Company Name: PERSEUS BOOKS GROUP
Description: The Perseus Books Group offers paid internship opportunities in various business areas such as editorial, marketing, publicity, sales, subsidiary rights and production.

Internship opportunities are available at: New York, NY; Boston, MA, Philadelphia, PA; Minneapolis, MN; and Berkeley, CA.

The internship program at Perseus Books Group aims to provide an overall introduction to the book publishing industry. The intern will gain hands-on experience and learn many of the ins and outs of the publishing industry. Flexibility, the ability to remain calm under pressure, attention to detail, strong organizational skills, Microsoft computer competency and social medial literacy are required.

The Spring 2016 Internship Program will last 12 weeks, from mid-January through May. Interns will be assigned positions within one or several of our specialized departments:
Editorial Publicity Contracts
Design Marketing Subsidiary Rights
Production Sales

Internships are determined based on the applicant’s interests and qualifications and our business needs. When you apply, please be specific as to your area of interest and preferred location(s) in your cover letter.

Interns will work in conjunction with professionals, helping with day to day responsibilities, departmental projects and may have the opportunity to attend departmental meetings.
Length of Internship: 12 weeks
Requirements: Requirements
• College student or recent graduate
• Minimum commitment of 20 hours /week
• Strong interest in book publishing
• Exceptional writing and communication skills
• Ability to work independently and take initiative
• Extreme detail oriented

This is a paid internship opportunity. Interns will be paid a competitive hourly rate. Interns must be able to make arrangements to live in the metropolitan area in which the internship resides, over the course of the program. While we are able to provide some informal advice, we do not have an official housing program.

Location: Internships available - New York, NY, Boston, MA, Philadelphia, PA, Minneapolis, MN & Berkeley,CA
Application Due Date: Applications will be accepted through December 18, 2015 and will be evaluated on a rolling basis.
Payment: Paid Internship
How To Apply For This Internship: To apply for the Spring 2016 Internship program, please send a cover letter indicating your interest in The Perseus Books Group and describing your career goals. Include a resume and writing sample with your application to: Human Resources: Attn: Spring 2016 Internship Program at hr@perseusbooks.com

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