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Description: Interns will work closely with a small, passionate staff, performing work in the editorial, publicity, and production departments, depending on their interests and qualifications. Within each of these departments, interns perform a wide range of tasks: in editorial, these include reading and reporting on manuscripts, fact checking, and managing author correspondence; in publicity, contributing to press releases and web content, managing mailings, and arranging author tours; in production, proofreading, overseeing the production schedule, and, for those with skills in InDesign and Photoshop, typesetting and designing books and promotional materials. All interns also help with basic administrative work, like answering phones, photocopying, and keeping meeting minutes.
Length of Internship: Summer
Requirements: Hard work, initiative, and a strong interest in the publishing industry and Seven Stories' list are the most crucial requirements for thriving in this internship. Pluses include knowledge of Chicago Style, experience writing and/or editing (especially with deadlines), familiarity with design software, and previous internships. This internship is open to current college students and recent grads. Scheduling is flexible, but all interns work at least three days per week.
Location: TriBeCa, NYC
Application Due Date: April 11, 2016
Payment: The internship is unpaid; we are able to provide a monthly travel stipend, occasional paid gigs (e.g. book sales at off-site events), and references for current and former interns seeking employment.
How To Apply For This Internship: Please send a cover letter and resume to, and include the name of the internship you're applying for in the subject line.
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