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Company Name: W. W. NORTON & COMPANY
Description: Who we are
Founded in 1923, W. W. Norton is the oldest and largest independent and employee-owned publishing house, publishing works of Nobel laureates, master teachers, and Pulitzer Prize winners. For almost a century, Norton has been dedicated to achieving a common goal: to bring to readers and students enduring fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, as well as high-quality textbooks and digital learning tools.

About the internship:
W. W. Norton is looking for interns to participate in our 12-week remote internship program. Our internship program provides participants with an engaging, supportive, and hands-on learning experience in publishing that includes mentorships with experienced Norton employees and networking within the intern class. Your work if you become a Norton intern with this group may include the following:
• Synthesizing/analyzing/streamlining data to optimize business operations in the College Department, specifically for digital business.
• Compiling data for use in marketing materials, advertising emails, and in presentations.
• Drafting, updating, and preparing marketing copy for the design phase.
• Compiling materials and preparing documents for presentations and meetings with vendors (including bookstores).
• Maintaining lists and databases of key information such as digital content and key contacts.
• Researching market trends and key contacts for use in advertising and targeted outreach.
• Conduct Inclusive Access related market research.
• Updating Inclusive Access-related program information to Salesforce as needed.
• Alert Traveler and Regional Manager of any Inclusive Access-related changes to schools in their territory.

Length of Internship: 12 weeks- 9/19/22-12/9/22
Requirements: Why you’ll be a great fit
We are excited to add interns who bring diverse perspectives to Norton. The ideal candidate is resourceful, hardworking, and eager to learn more about the different facets of publishing. Here are some skills and qualities we look for in candidates:
• You are a college junior, senior, or recent graduate.
• You are eager to improve your verbal and written communication skills.
• You enjoy conducting research and uncovering leads.
• You are capable of teaching yourself new skills by utilizing the Internet and other resources to master processes and platforms you aren’t familiar with.
• You are comfortable admitting when you don’t know something and are eager to ask questions to gain more knowledge.
• You enjoy collaborating and working in a group to solve challenges.
• You have a passion for learning and ideas.
• You have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Outlook).
• You are comfortable working with data (compiling, streamlining, and delivering).
• You appreciate good organization and like to think of ways to improve operations.

Internship details
• Interns are paid $15 per hour and work a maximum of 20 hours weekly.
• Internship period is twelve weeks from 9/19/22-12/9/22.
• Our workday is 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time; specific work hours are flexible to accommodate an intern’s schedule.
• This internship will be remote.
• Eligibility to work with W.W. Norton & Company in the US is required.
• W. W. Norton & Company ("Norton") strives to maintain a COVID-free workplace. To that end, being fully vaccinated is a condition of employment for any Norton intern who will perform any work in our offices or be physically present at any Norton location or event at any time. Norton makes reasonable accommodations for qualified applicants with disabilities, sincerely held religious beliefs, or other conditions protected by applicable law.
Location: Remote
Application Due Date: August 24, 2022
Payment: $15/hour, up to 20 hours per week
How To Apply For This Internship: If you are interested in applying, please submit your resume and cover letter to Laura Knox ( by August 24th. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. You must follow these submission instructions in order to be considered for the internship. Intern applicants who apply via our website will not be considered.
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