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Company Name: W. W. NORTON & COMPANY
Description: The college department at W. W. Norton & Company is seeking a summer intern to work in the Custom Publications division. Responsibilities will include assisting with marketing research, monitoring sales and inventory of custom texts, maintaining metadata for new titles, serving as a liaison with customers to ensure a smooth and efficient ordering process, database management, and helping with library research, manuscript preparation, and light proofreading. This is an excellent opportunity for candidates interested in learning more about the sales, marketing, and editorial aspects of publishing, while focusing on a new and exciting branch of the textbook field that spans a wide variety of disciplines.
Length of Internship: 3 months, 20 hours per week
Requirements: Applicants should possess strong writing skills and be organized, detail-oriented, able to work independently in an office environment, and curious about the world of textbook publishing. Prior experience in publishing is not required, but familiarity with Excel and a comfort with Internet research are preferred. 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 your resume and cover letter as email attachments to Alexandra Gakos (agakos@wwnorton.com).
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