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Description: Goal: The overarching goal of the Writers House Intern Program is to provide its participants an education in the publishing industry from the perspective of a literary agency.

Program Objectives: By the end of the Writers House Intern Program the interns:

• Will have developed sound criteria for evaluating query letters, partial manuscripts, and full manuscripts.
• Will have advanced their ability to generate rejection letters, reader’s reports, editorial letters, and pitch letters.
• Will have gained new administrative skills that pertain specifically to publishing including BAITS, comparing contracts, reviewing royalty statements, and managing and maintaining calendars.
• Will have advanced their cover letter and resume writing skills.
• Will have advanced their job interviewing skills.
Methodology: The Writers House Intern Program arrives at its goals through a series of ongoing programs; specifically, weekly Intern Meetings, weekly Tutorials, Evening Seminars and One-on-One Sessions.

Daily Activities: The interns will regularly engage in a broad range of editorial, administrative, organizational, and logistical duties.

Length of Internship: Start Date: 2/13
End Date: 5/26
Requirements: College degree. Office experience.
Location: New York, NY
Application Due Date: DEADLINE: Monday, February 6.
Payment: Stipend, additional pay when applicable.
How To Apply For This Internship: Please send cover/ resume to:

Michael Mejias
Director of the Writers House Intern Program:
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