Editorial Intern | Rowman & Littlefield

Rowman & Littlefield, a scholarly publisher in Lanham, MD, is currently accepting applications for the spring 2020 semester from students interested in exploring a career in publishing with Lexington Books and Hamilton Books.


The responsibilities of this editorial intern will include a variety of tasks that will provide excellent exposure to the business of book publishing from proposal to publication. Tasks will include imprint-specific tasks as assigned, as well as: 


  • Logging book proposals
  • Communicating with authors as needed
  • Contacting scholars for book endorsements and peer review
  • Drafting marketing copy
  • Creating promotional flyers
  • Reviewing final manuscripts for formatting and permission issues
  • Attending book proposal and departmental meetings


The ideal candidate will have strong organizational, verbal, and written communication skills; proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite a plus.


Candidates must be able to receive academic credit or fulfill a graduation requirement to be accepted into this unpaid internship position. 


This internship offers a flexible schedule, but candidates must know their schedule for the requisite semester when applying.


If you are interested in this opportunity, please send a cover letter and resume to:

Dawn Ennis, Human Resources Manager