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Company Name: W. W. NORTON & COMPANY
Description: The college division at W. W. Norton & Company is seeking an intern from January to April 2020 to assist with print editorial projects in the Political Science department. The internship will offer insight into the editorial, marketing, and sales aspects of textbook publishing. Tasks will vary, but will include:
• assisting with preparation of manuscripts for copyediting
• checking proofs for errors
• compiling material for front and backmatter
• organizing book review programs and surveys
• researching data related to the political science college textbook market
• day-to-day office duties, including mailing, scanning, and copying
Length of Internship: 3 months, 20 hours per week
Requirements: Ideal candidates are detail-oriented and organized, able to work independently in an office environment, and interested in learning about college textbook publishing. Those with an interest in political science are especially encouraged to apply. Experience working for a print or online publication is preferred but not required. The candidate should be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously, think critically, and communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. If you are applying to another Norton internship, please indicate as much in your cover letter. Specific hours are flexible, but interns should be available to work 3-4 days for no more than a total of 20 hours per week over a three-month period in our New York office. College juniors, seniors, and recent graduates preferred.
Location: New York, NY
Payment: $15/hour
How To Apply For This Internship: To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter as email attachments to Anna Olcott (aolcott@wwnorton.com).
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