2023 Summer Remote Internship: Subsidiary Rights

Penguin Random House, New York, NY

Home of the world’s best books.

Duration: Full-Time

Learn about the world of publishing!

Discover career opportunities in our SUBSIDIARY RIGHTS department.

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!

Penguin Random House offers a 10-week PAID, REMOTE 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, and employee speaker series!

Summer interns work for 28 hours per week and are paid $20/hour. 

Eligible candidates:
* Current undergraduate students who will graduate on or before May 2024 or
* Current students in graduate degree programs and/or
* Workforce ready applicants

                                         *You do not need to be enrolled in college or have a degree to apply to our internship program.*

Application Deadline: March 24, 2023 at 11:59pm EST
Program Dates: June 5, 2023 – August 11, 2023

Subsidiary Rights
The Subsidiary Rights departments for our publishing divisions handles the licensing of any rights of the original book in both domestic and foreign markets: translations, magazine excerpts, audio editions, and book club inclusion are some examples. Subsidiary Rights is often referred to as a mix of marketing, publicity, and sales.

Some responsibilities may include finding additional sources of profit for a title, including serials, book clubs, and paperback, audio, and e-book rights and negotiating contracts with licensees to maximize revenue and publishing opportunities for the author and the company.

Submit your resume and cover letter using our online application process. 

You must submit a cover letter to be considered for our internship program.  In your cover letter, please indicate if you have a preference for working with adult or children's books. Share what genre(s) would you like to work with!

**If you are interested in other departments, please view and apply to other internship postings on our career page.**

About Penguin Random House

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.

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