Digital Publishing Paid Internships

New York
May 10, 2013
Jun 09, 2013
Ms. Bonnie Eldon
This is a paid, temporary internship (12 months) that is primarily designed to expose successful candidates to the art of making e-books. This is an opportunity for applicants to develop and hone editorial and design skills while deciding on a direction for their career path. Ideal candidates should have an interest in digital publishing, editorial skills, design skills, and an interest in art and illustration; a Bachelor’s degree; meticulous attention to detail; a strong work ethic; and the desire to learn. Interest in mystery and romance is a plus, and an interest in fiction is a must.

Ideal candidate(s) will perform all or some of the following:
•Editorial interns will work with editors to provide general editorial support on e-Book production;
•Editorial interns will review manuscripts for acquisition;
•Editorial interns will copyedit, proofread, and enter changes in Word and HTML;
•Design interns will typeset manuscript and input editorial changes in HTML;
•Design interns will create, source, and select cover illustrations;
•Design interns will design typography; and
•Design interns will oversee conversion of files to final e-Book formats.

A working knowledge of the following is required: HTML/CSS, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop.

Please include a cover letter with your resume. No phone calls, please. Qualified candidates will be contacted to schedule an in-person interview.