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Title: Summer 2020 Editorial Intern
Description: Hachette Book Group offers paid summer internships to students and recent graduates interested in a career in book publishing. Our summer internship program, which runs from June 1st – August 7th and allows interns to work 28 hours per week, offers students an opportunity to learn about the publishing industry and explore an area of interest. Interns are placed within specific publishing groups on either the adult or children’s side of the business based on interest, experience, and academic coursework.
As an HBG editorial intern, you will have the opportunity to work closely with seasoned professionals and gain hands-on professional experience as you own day-to-day tasks, help with special projects, and attend departmental meetings.

We have editorial internship opportunities at:
Grand Central Publishing
Basic Books-to be shared with marketing/publicity
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Orbit-to be shared across departments
Little, Brown
Little, Brown - Mulholland
Hachette Books

To enhance your work experience, we offer educational sessions featuring speakers from all departments of the company as well as networking and career development opportunities.

What you will learn:
Log, review, and draft feedback on manuscript submissions
Research industry and entertainment trends with goal of creating resource databases and documents for the editorial team
Assist with mailings and events as requested
Draft feedback to be used in editorial letters
General administrative duties

How to apply:
In order to be considered, all candidates must submit both a resume AND cover letter.

Cover letters should specify which publishing groups you are interested in exploring. To learn more about our groups, check out our website:
Requirements: Who you are:
A rising junior or senior, graduate student, or recent graduate interested in exploring a career in book publishing
Self-starter with strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
Enthusiastic and excited about discussing recent books you’ve read
Possess a great attitude and a desire to learn as well as excellent organizational skills
Ability to work collaboratively with a team and contribute insights
Resourceful with the ability to balance multiple responsibilities and work independently
Must be results driven, and take appropriate steps to achieve goals while taking ownership of situations as needed
Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Location: New York, New York
How To Apply For This Job: Please apply via the link below:
Date Posted: 1/9/2020 (Ongoing Job Posting)

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