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LEXINGTON, HAMILTON, AND UPCD EDITORIAL ACQUISITION INTERNSHIP SUMMER 2019
Rowman & Littlefield, a scholarly publisher in Lanham, MD, is currently accepting resumes for the Summer 2019 semester from students interested in exploring a career in publishing with its Lexington Books, Hamilton Books, and/or University Press Copublishing Division (UPCD) imprints.
Because Rowman & Littlefield is committed to the growth of tomorrow’s publishing leaders, students selected as interns are expected to gain practical and valuable experience not only in their primary area of study, but with regard to the publishing industry as a whole. The responsibilities of those selected for this editorial internship will include a variety of tasks that will provide excellent exposure to the business of book publishing.
Tasks will include imprint-specific tasks as assigned, as well as:
Preparing and sending out contract packages
Communicating with authors as needed
Contacting scholars for book endorsements and peer review
Drafting marketing copy and promotional flyers
Reviewing final manuscripts for permission and formatting issues
Meeting with other departments to obtain an understanding of the whole publishing process
The ideal candidate will have strong organizational, verbal, and written communication skills; proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite a plus.
Academic credit from an accredited institution of higher education must be available to all who apply for this unpaid opportunity. Student in all majors will be considered.
This internship offers a flexible schedule, but candidates must know their schedule (academic and otherwise) for the requisite semester when applying.
If you are interested in applying for this internship, please send a resume and cover letter via email or post using the below contact information:
Rowman & Littlefield
c/o Human Resources
4501 Forbes Blvd. Suite 200
Lanham, MD 20706
VEVRAA Federal Contractor
All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or veteran status.