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Company Name: W. W. NORTON & COMPANY
Description: W. W. Norton, the largest and oldest publishing house owned wholly by its employees, is looking for a rising or current senior or recent graduate to intern in its Manuscript Editing Department, Print Division. This internship will give you the opportunity to work on print versions of college textbooks—from learning the basics of proofreading and copyediting, to reviewing chapters and giving feedback, to exploring various stages of the publishing process. It will also give you opportunities to work alongside project editors, developmental editors, and managing editors on college textbooks from a wide range of disciplines.
Length of Internship: 3 months, 20 hours per week
Requirements: Applicants should possess strong communication skills and be organized, detail-oriented, able to work independently in an office environment, and curious about academic publishing. Specific hours are flexible, but interns must be available to work 3-4 days for a total of 20 hours per week over a three-month period.
Location: New York, NY
Payment: $11/hour
How To Apply For This Internship: To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to Caitlin Moran ( and Melissa Atkin (
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