Columbia University Press is an award-winning, nonprofit academic publisher. We are looking to hire interns to work with our Sales and Marketing Department. The position will provide hands-on publishing experience working on projects in online marketing, metadata management, vendor/client press coordination, and customer relations. Interns should be interested in sales and marketing, familiar with Microsoft Office, and comfortable communicating with customers.
Candidates should be available to commit to 2-3 full days a week. The internship is unpaid, but transportation reimbursement is available.
To apply for a sales and marketing internship at CUP, please send a brief cover letter and your resume to email@example.com.
Internship in Subsidiary Rights Department
The Subsidiary Rights Department is seeking a motivated intern for the fall. Interest in the legal aspects of publishing is beneficial. Candidates need to be available 10-15hrs per week. The position will provide basic instruction in intellectual property rights and training in contracts. There will be some correspondence with foreign publishers. Candidates should be detail-oriented, and possess excellent computer skills with a solid understanding of Microsoft Word and Excel.
The internship is unpaid but may qualify for course credit.
If you are interested, please send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Editorial Intern -- Acquisitions
Columbia University Press seeks to hire interns for the acquisitions editorial department. Applicants should be eager, hard-working college students or recent graduates who would like to gain practical, entry-level experience in book publishing. The editorial intern would:
• Send out manuscripts for peer review
• Attend editorial and marketing meetings
• Compile lists of recipients of complimentary books
• Prepare final manuscripts for release to production
• Write selling points, etc. for editorial and release memos
• Procure promotional blurbs from senior scholars
• Work on grant applications
• Request checks for advances, fees, and other payments
• Contribute to social media presence
• Take on administrative duties, such as photocopying, covering the front desk, etc.
The intern should be able to commit to two or three full days a week. The internship is unpaid, but a transportation stipend is available.
To apply for an editorial internship, please send a brief cover letter and your resume to email@example.com by the appropriate deadline:
Spring Internship: December 1
Summer Internship: April 1
Fall Internship: July 1