2020 Summer Internship: Editorial

Posted: 12/16/2019 | Expires: 1/15/2020

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

Learn about the world of publishing!

Discover career opportunities in our EDITORIAL department.

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!

PROGRAM DETAILS
Penguin Random House offers a 10-week PAID internship opportunity available in our adult, children’s, and corporate divisions. Interns are exposed to the publishing process and our business through panels, networking events, employee speaker series, and even lunch with our CEO!

Summer interns work for 28 hours per week and are paid $20hr. Summer housing will be available for up to 10 selected interns. To be eligible, you must be a rising college senior, a graduate; and/or any candidate available for full-time employment within 1 year. *You need not be enrolled in college or have a degree to apply to our internship program.

Application Deadline: February 10, 2020
Program Dates: June 1, 2020 – August 7, 2020


DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION:
Editorial
When a book proposal is received, the editor decides whether or not to pursue it for acquisition. An editor works with the author to turn the manuscript into a finished book. They 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. Editors need to know what’s trending, what can sell to which target market, and what’s a fit with their particular imprints.

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 with adult or children's books or if you are particularly interested in any genre(s).


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