2023 Summer Remote Internship: Production Editorial

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 PRODUCTION EDITORIAL 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

Production Editorial
Oversees the copyediting, proofreading, and indexing of titles across our adult and children’s imprints. Production editors review text, proofread jackets and manuscripts, and hire and oversee the work of freelancers. Collaborating with editorial, art/design, and various departments, our production editors confirm all corrections are properly made before the manuscript goes to print.

Some responsibilities may include copyediting and proofreading various materials including TI sheets, reader guides, cover copy and marketing materials, learning how to slug (check changes), assisting with freelancer communication and attending book scheduling meetings.

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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