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Company Name: PLATYPUS MEDIA
Description: We are always seeking interns to help us out in the office and provide opportunities for young people to expand their knowledge of the publishing industry.

Looking for applicants interested in learning about a wide variety of aspects involved in running a small publishing house, focusing mainly on marketing and administrative duties. Possible tasks may include:

* supporting the launch of new titles,
* assisting with arranging author appearances and events,
* supporting trade show endeavors,
* maintaining various media, customer and other lists,
* researching new media and sales outlets,
* preparing invoices, processing payments,
* packaging orders, maintaining computers, and helping support the work of the office.

This internship can provide a great introduction for anyone wishing to gain insight into various aspects of marketing in the publishing world.
Length of Internship: 3+ months
Requirements: We ask that applicants be at least in their Junior year of their undergraduate studies.

Interns are expected to work 12-20 hours per week, with flexible time schedules and a minimum 3 month commitment.

Strong computer skills are an advantage (Word, Excel, Outlook, database software). Applicant should have good communication skills and be able to handle a wide range of tasks.

We are DC metro accessible, conveniently located just 3 blocks south of the Eastern Market stop.
Location: 725 8th St. SE Washington DC 20003
Application Due Date: ASAP
Payment: This internship is unpaid, however travel expenses are negotiable, up to $7.00/a day.
How To Apply For This Internship: Please email resume, 2 references, and availability to Martha Lamborn at Martha@PlatypusMedia.com
URL www.PlatypusMedia.com/internships
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