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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.

Our interns assist in all aspects of a small publishing house including manuscript evaluation, editorial, marketing, sales, inventory management, and administration.Duties may include:

* reading and critiquing manuscripts,
* contacting libraries,
* editing materials,
* supporting the launch of new titles,
* assisting with arranging author appearances and events,
* supporting trade show endeavors,
* maintaining various media, customer and other lists,
* preparing invoices,
* processing payments,
* packaging orders,
* and helping support the work of the office.

This internship can provide a great introduction for anyone wishing to gain insight into various aspects 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: Rolling
Payment: The internship is unpaid, however transportation costs are negotiable up to $7.00/a day
How To Apply For This Internship: Please email resume, a writing sample, 2 references, and availabiltiy to Martha Lamborn at Martha@PlatypusMedia.com
URL www.PlatypusMedia.com/internships
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