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Description: Rowman & Littlefield is currently accepting applications for the Summer 2016 semester from students interested in studying with the company’s various editorial departments.

Rowman & Littlefield, headquartered in Lanham, Maryland, is one of the largest and fastest-growing independent publishers and distributors in North America. The company publishes in virtually all fields in the humanities and social sciences.
Students accepted will train and learn all operations of editorial’s acquisitions department. Responsibilities include formatting manuscripts, writing book descriptions, ordering books, reviewing proposals, observing editorial meetings, and searching for cover images, among others.

Because Rowman & Littlefield is committed to the growth of tomorrow’s publishing leaders, students selected as interns are expected to gain practical and valuable experience not only in their primary area of study, but with regard to the publishing industry as a whole.

Requirements: Academic credit from an accredited institution of higher education must be available to all who apply for this unpaid opportunity. Student in all majors will be considered, but English, Communications, and Marketing students will be given preference. This internship offers a flexible schedule, but candidates must know their schedule (academic and otherwise) for the requisite semester when applying.

Location: Lanham, MD
Payment: Unpaid academic internship.
How To Apply For This Internship: Please direct cover letters and resumes to
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