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Company Name: ISLAND PRESS
Description: We seek a detail-oriented individual eager to learn the skills and knowledge needed for an editorial position in the publishing industry. Intern will: improve skills by reviewing and evaluating book proposals and manuscripts; become familiar with the book publishing process through participation in editorial planning, cover design, and ‘decision to publish’ meetings; learn the process of assembling and preparing elements of a book for production through art research, manuscript formatting, or proofreading; and become proficient in various editorial tasks including contract processing and obtaining permissions. Ideal candidate is interested in pursuing a career in editing or publishing and has an interest in the environment. Excellent organizational skills are a must.
Length of Internship: Spring/Summer Semester - Start and end dates flexible
Requirements: Ideal candidate is interested in pursuing a career in editing or publishing and has an interest in the environment. Excellent organizational skills are a must.
Location: Washington, DC
Application Due Date: Open until filled.
Payment: Unpaid, volunteer position.
How To Apply For This Internship: Island Press is an equal employment opportunity employer that is committed to promoting a workplace as diverse as the environment it is committed to protecting. We encourage applications from qualified individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, political association, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

To apply send cover letter and resume to resumes@islandpress.org with a subject of "Spring/Summer 2018 Internship." No calls please.Candidates will be matched with the internship that best fits his/her interests and experience; however, please note your preference.
URL www.islandpress.org
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