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Description: Bloomsbury Academic Publishing (formerly Continuum) is seeking an editorial intern for the Spring 2019 semester. We are a publisher of academic and trade titles located in Midtown/Herald Square. We commission in a broad range of subject areas, including Literary Studies, Music, Film, and Visual Arts.

As a small team, our interns are a key part of our day-to-day operations. As a Bloomsbury Academic editorial intern, you will work with the Editorial team on a variety of projects that reflect the diverse aspects of academic and trade publishing, including:

• Complete course, academic, and picture research
• Contribute content to our various list-centric blogs
• Manage departmental shipping
• Submissions to the Cataloging-in-Publication and Library of Congress programs
• Update data systems as needed
• Various administrative tasks

Opportunities to take on other editorial projects may also arise.
Length of Internship: January 7, 2019 - May 24, 2019
Requirements: We are looking for creative and motivated individuals, who ideally have the following skills:

• High level of familiarity with Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel
• Familiarity with Microsoft Outlook
• Firm grasp of grammar and spelling, with a keen eye for detail
• Ability to work efficiently and independently
• Strong communication skills in a fast-paced professional environment

We require a commitment of 30 hours per week (Monday through Friday, 9 AM – 3:30 PM) for the entire internship term. We are happy to negotiate scheduling if this conflicts with classes.

This position pays minimum wage ($15.00/hour), and candidates may wish to arrange for college credit for the placement to supplement.
Location: New York, NY
Application Due Date: December 14, 2018
Payment: $15.00/hour
How To Apply For This Internship: Please e-mail a detailed cover letter that outlines the experience you hope to gain from this internship and a resume (with references) to Erin Duffy at with the subject line “Spring Internship 2019.”

While we appreciate every application we receive, we will only be contacting individuals we are considering for the position.

Please note that incomplete or incorrect submissions will be immediately discarded. Pay close attention to this description and submission requirements in your application.
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