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Description: Literary agency Aevitas Creative Management is seeking interns to work in both its office in New York’s Flatiron District and its office in Boston, MA during Spring 2020. Candidates should be available to start in January and able to commit to 2-3 days per week through May (start and end dates are flexible).

This is an excellent opportunity for students interested in careers in publishing. Aevitas Creative Management is a dynamic and editorially driven agency, and interns will receive a full picture of its inner workings. Regular duties will include:

- Reading manuscript submissions and providing editorial feedback on proposals

- Conducting market research via social media and news outlets

- Brainstorming book ideas and potential clients to pursue

- Attending weekly seminars with staff and agents covering a variety of topics (royalties, contracts, film & tv, foreign rights, etc)

- Other miscellaneous tasks

Ideal applicants will be perceptive readers, comfortable meeting deadlines and managing projects both collaborative and solo. Interns will work with agents whose tastes and lists vary widely; for more information, visit our website at
Length of Internship: ~3 months
Requirements: Applicants should be current undergraduate students with an interest in publishing. We do not offer remote internships—candidates must be local to NYC or Boston for the duration of the program.
Location: Flatiron District, NYC and Boston, MA
Application Due Date: December 13th, 2019
Payment: Course credit if desired, unpaid
How To Apply For This Internship: For NYC applicants: Please send a concise cover letter and resume to Erin Files,

For Boston applicants: Please send a concise cover letter and resume to Maggie Cooper,
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