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Company Name: PLAYSCRIPTS, INC.
Description: Playscripts, Inc., an innovative publisher of new plays, is currently seeking an intern with a strong interest in learning about the play publishing industry. An appreciation of theater is required, and an enthusiasm for new works is a plus. This is a highly interactive internship that aims to provide actual publishing experience with a concentration in the Publications Department, the Customer Service / Licensing Department, and the Marketing Department.

Duties can include copyediting and formatting manuscripts, assisting with social media postings, and working on a variety of company projects and administrative tasks. We're looking for energetic, self-motivated and responsible individuals with excellent written and verbal communication skills, exceptional attention to detail, and an ability to multi-task.
Length of Internship: Ideal commitment is 2-3 days a week. Minimum length of internship is 3 months, with a start date around May 19-26.
Requirements: Requirements: Touch-typing proficiency (at least 60 words per minute); proficiency with standard word processing, email, and web browsing software. Preferred: InDesign experience/interest.
Location: New York City, near Penn Station.
Application Due Date: Please submit applications by Friday, May 12th.
Payment: A stipend is provided for part-time internships ($20/day), and the experience is eligible for course credit at most schools.
How To Apply For This Internship: Send application via email to hr@playscripts.com, and include the following:

1) Cover letter detailing your interest in Playscripts, Inc.
2) Resume of your artistic and administrative experience.
3) Brief literary analysis of a play you've read or seen, focusing on the script, not the production (~200 words).
4) Letter of recommendation [optional].
URL playscripts.com
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