Job Opportunities at Columbia University Press

Job Opportunities

Project Manager - CIAO

Columbia University Press (CUP) is seeking a highly motivated and visionary professional to serve as editor of Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO), an electronic database and Web site of mostly aggregated think tank, journal and ebook content in the field of international relations. CIAO is a subscriber-based product with a robust advisory board comprised of IR specialists from both the U.S. and abroad. It is jointly managed and maintained by Columbia University Press and the Columbia University Libraries.


  • Strong writing, editorial and presentation skills
  • Ability to work with scholars, publishers, librarians and think tank professionals
  • Masters degree in international relations or a related field
  • Familiarity with electronic publishing environments
  • Self-motivated with a strong desire to make significant and lasting contributions to CIAO
  • Knowledge of contracts a plus

Please contact James Pakiela for further information or to refer a candidate.


Paid Internships, per semester, up to 15 hours per week.

Columbia University Press is looking for interns to work in several departments including Acquisitions Editorial, Editorial Design and Production, Subsidiary Rights or Marketing. You will have the opportunity to assist on a range of tasks relating to the publication of academic books in a variety of fields including literary studies, translation, journalism, social work, continental theory, film, food, and history. We're looking for someone who is responsible, committed, detail oriented and has a career interest in publishing. This is a paid internship, which may also be eligible for course or program credit.

Please send a cover letter and resume, to:

Please specify in the subject which department you are interested in (Acquisitions Editorial, Editorial Design and Production, Subsidiary Rights or Marketing.)