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Description: Gelfman Schneider/ICM Partners, a full service literary agency in New York City, represents a wide range of fiction and non-fiction. Some of our clients have included Tracy Chevalier, Jeffery Deaver, Oliver Sacks, and Chris Bohjalian. We are seeking an intern for Winter/Spring 2020. Duties include evaluating unsolicited material, critiquing requested submissions, writing readers reports, general agency/office tasks, assisting with digital rights opportunities and contracts management, editing manuscripts, and liaising with authors, editors, and co-agents.

We offer a competitive monthly stipend to cover travel costs and expenses. Gelfman Schneider also uses its network of contacts to help you on your search for employment opportunities in publishing.
Length of Internship: Winter/Spring 2020, two days a week (Tues/Thurs preferred, but flexible depending on schedule)
Requirements: At least 2 years of college completed, an avid interest in the publishing industry, and applicants need to be ready to read. Candidates should be well read, articulate, and eager to learn about the editorial and administrative aspects of a publishing job. Strong written and verbal communication skills are necessary. Interest in social media a plus!
Location: 7th Avenue, between 55th and 54th Streets, New York City
Application Due Date: We're looking for someone who can start the week of 2/10, but will consider applicants past that date if we have not filled the position.
Payment: Travel and expenses stipend
How To Apply For This Internship: Email your cover letter and resume to Penelope(at)Gelfmanschneider(dot)com. Subject line should read: Winter/Spring 2020 Internship Application.
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