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Description: Massie & McQuilkin seeks intelligent and versatile interns interested in a career in book publishing. The ideal candidate will be able to commit 10-15 hours a week in the office, 2 days a week, though we are flexible in regard to scheduling​. Please note that we don’t accept remote interns, as we feel that our interns get the most out of being in the office on a regular basis. Internships last 3-6 months, with academic credit and travel subsidies available.

The intern’s main duties will revolve around managing and responding to unsolicited queries and manuscripts, and will involve evaluating this material with an eye to its quality, relevance to the agent queried, and its viability in the marketplace. A critical eye is necessary for this position. Additional projects may be assigned that will address other aspects of agenting, including foreign rights and contracts. As with any internship, a part of the position will be general administrative work, but we will do our best to work with individual interests.
Length of Internship: 4-6 months
Requirements: Ability to read and evaluate manuscripts and queries in a number of genres
Critical eye
Attention to detail
Location: New York, NY
Payment: Unpaid with an unlimited MTA metrocard
How To Apply For This Internship: Please email Jade Wong-Baxter ( and Max Moorhead ( with a cover letter in the body and your resume as an attachment.
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