2020 Spring Internship: Editorial, Managing Editorial, Production

Posted: 9/30/2019 | Expires: 10/30/2019

Location: New York, NY, New York
Function: Operations & Strategy
Specialty: Editor / Editorial, Publishing / Books
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Internship
Salary Description: competitive

Learn about the world of publishing!
Discover career opportunities in our EDITORIAL, MANAGING EDITORIAL, PRODUCTION departments.

WHO WE ARE:
Our dedicated team of publishing professionals is committed to helping authors realize their very best work and to finding innovative new ways of bringing stories and ideas to audiences worldwide. Find your story in our books!

INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
Penguin Random House offers 10-week PAID internship opportunities available in our adult, children’s, and corporate divisions. Interns are exposed to the publishing process and our business through panels, networking events, and even brown bag lunches throughout the semester! Spring interns work for 14 hours per week.

Program Dates: February 3, 2020 - April 10, 2020

To apply, submit your resume and cover letter using our online application process.  In your cover letter, please indicateif you have a preference for working within an adult or children's imprint or if you are particularly interested in any genre(s).

**If you are interested in a department not in this listing, you are encouraged to submit your application to more than one posting.**

APPLICATION DEADLINE: DECEMBER 2ND, 2019

Departmental Description:
Editorial
Acquires, negotiates, develops, and edits book projects for publication. Editors negotiate contracts, edit the books for content, structure and on a line-by-line basis, and collaborate with internal departments on how to package, market, and publicize the book.

Managing Editorial
Manage in-house editorial process of making manuscripts into bound books. The department is responsible for maintaining and modifying the production schedules, hiring and overseeing the work of freelancers (typesetters, copy editors, proofreaders), and proofreading and routing jackets and manuscripts.

Production
Oversees the pre-press and manufacturing process from manuscript to bound book. The team works with outside printers, book manufacturers, and other vendors to produce our books within the desired timeframe and budget.Penguin Random House is the leading adult and children’s publishing house in North America, the United Kingdom and many other regions around the world. In publishing the best books in every genre and subject for all ages, we are committed to quality, excellence in execution, and innovation throughout the entire publishing process: editorial, design, marketing, publicity, sales, production, and distribution. Our vibrant and diverse international community of nearly 250 publishing brands and imprints include Ballantine Bantam Dell, Berkley, Clarkson Potter, Crown, DK, Doubleday, Dutton, Grosset & Dunlap, Little Golden Books, Knopf, Modern Library, Pantheon, Penguin Books, Penguin Press, Penguin Random House Audio, Penguin Young Readers, Portfolio, Puffin, Putnam, Random House, Random House Children’s Books, Riverhead, Ten Speed Press, Viking, and Vintage, among others. More information can be found at http://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/.

Our dedicated team of publishing professionals is committed to helping authors realize their very best work and to finding innovative ways of bringing stories and ideas to audiences worldwide.

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