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|Company Name:||ROWMAN AND LITTLEFIELD PUBLISHING GROUP|
|Description:||Rowman & Littlefield is currently accepting applications for the Summer 2016 semester from students interested in studying with the company’s Editorial Department located in Boulder, Colorado.
Rowman & Littlefield, headquartered in Lanham, Maryland, is one of the largest and fastest-growing independent publishers and distributors in North America. The company publishes under a dozen imprints in virtually all fields in the humanities and social sciences.
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.
Students accepted will train and learn all operations of the department, including reviewing proposals, managing the peer review process, drafting review summaries, conducting market research, soliciting and editing endorsements for upcoming books, writing/editing copy for the website or book covers, and researching book cover images.
|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. Students should also have strong communication and writing skill, interest in book publishing, excellent attention to detail and organizational skills, and the ability to prioritize in a busy environment.
This internship offers a flexible schedule, but candidates must know their schedule (academic and otherwise) for the requisite semester when applying.
|Payment:||Unpaid academic internship|
|How To Apply For This Internship:||Please direct resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.|