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Description: New Leaf Literary & Media, Inc. is looking for two interns interested in learning all aspects of the publishing field and the business of a literary agency. Our internship program provides hands-on experience through practical exercises (including evaluating manuscript submissions and preparing readers reports), tutorials given by industry professionals and staff, effectuating a variety of translatable administrative tasks, and career counseling to enhance and support individualized industry goals. Over the course of the program, interns will become well-versed with the inner workings of an agency, from queries and acquisitions to contracts and royalty statements and beyond, and will gain a working knowledge of the varied disciplines and roles available in the publishing and greater entertainment industries. Opportunities to attend various extracurricular events and talks are offered to supplement in-house teachings.

Does not allow for remote internship.
Length of Internship: September - November
Requirements: The ideal candidate has completed at least two years of college, is well read in commercial fiction and non-fiction, has an avid interest in the publishing industry, and is social media savvy. Must be motivated, organized, and discreet, as well as professional and courteous in an office setting.
Location: New York, NY
Application Due Date: September 1, 2017
Payment: Unpaid, students can earn credit
How To Apply For This Internship: Please send your resume and cover letter to Sara Stricker at Please be sure to include "Resume" in the subject line.
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