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