Princeton University Press offers unpaid internships in several areas of publishing. These internships can qualify for course credit - please check with your course advisor. Internships are for one semester and require you to be present an average of 15 hours per week.
Job Title: Editorial Intern
Editorial Interns work closely with Editorial Assistants to support editors in the signing, developing and publishing of distinctive and outstanding books. The position is an opportunity to become familiar with, and to participate in, the tasks which go into acquiring books for a major university press.
The Editorial Intern reports to a designated Editorial Associate on a day-to-day basis, and to the Editorial Manager for overall supervision and coordination.
Challenges and Opportunities
Interns interact with the editorial assistants, with editors, with other departments' employees, such as production editors, sales and marketing personnel, and designers. By doing so, the intern is able to get a feel for the processes and complexity involved in acquiring a manuscript, taking it through production to a finished book, and then marketing, publicizing and selling it. The actual tasks may be repetitive.
Ability to sit, use hands, talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required will include close vision, distance vision. The environment is that of a typical office.
Please submit your resume to Lyndsey_Claro@press.princeton.edu
File updated March 10, 2017