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Spring 2015 Internship Opportunity with Authoright Author Consultancy

Authoright is seeking a part-time spring intern in our New York City office. The focus of the internship will be creating and curating content across our three separate brands—Authoright, LitFactor, and the International Author Fair series. This will include social media presence, web content, and our monthly magazine for authors, New Edition.

The intern will also be responsible for assisting in the workflow of Authoright’s imprint Clink Street Publishing, assisting authors in every step of the self-publishing process,  and other daily office activities. Additional projects may come up based on individual skills and interests.

An ideal candidate will have strong writing, critical thinking, and web research skills, and an interest in the book publishing industry. Adobe CS proficiency a plus.

Authoright is the leading author consultancy working across all areas of the publishing industry, with offices in London and New York. Established in 2007, Authoright works with hundreds of authors every year — consulting for free with over 2,000 — both privately and through its publisher, platform and literary agent affiliates, providing affordable but effective marketing and publicity campaigns alongside bespoke editorial and design services. Corporate clients include HarperCollins, Kobo Writing Life, and Faber and Faber. In 2013, Authoright founded The International Author Fair series, curating and staging author-focused events in different cities around the world. The series began with the first London Author Fair on February 28, 2014, with the New York Author Fair following in September 2014.

LitFactor is a literary matchmaker, bringing undiscovered authors and literary agents together online. LitFactor is used by thousands of authors and literary agencies including the Andrew Lownie Literary Agency, Blake Friedmann, and the Carol Mann Agency. Our commitment to open communication between agents and authors extends to live events, including the PitchUp! at the London Author Fair.

Interested candidates please send a cover letter and resume to jordan@authoright.com

Fall 2014 Internship Opportunities with ABRAMS, publisher of Diary of a Wimpy Kid

ABRAMS
JOB DESCRIPTION

Title: Intern – Children’s Books – Marketing & Publicity

Department: Marketing & Publicity

Job Classification: Unpaid. College course credit only.

ABRAMS seeks an organized intern for the Fall 2014 semester to join a busy Children’s Marketing and Publicity department. The internship provides an excellent opportunity to learn about the publishing industry and to get hands-on experience working in a fast-paced environment. The marketing and publicity intern will work closely with the children’s marketing and publicist planning and executing national and local media campaigns and marketing plans, coordinating mailings, and assisting with everything from event planning, print and social media outreach, to media contact database management and market research. The right candidate will have a strong interest in a career in publishing, pay attention to detail, exhibit a positive and energetic work ethic, and be familiar with internet research, blogs, and social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook. This internship is for college course credit only.

Qualifications:
We are especially interested in applicants who can demonstrate exceptional writing skills, resourcefulness, and the ability to prioritize tasks. Experience using Cision and Title Management is a plus. The ideal candidate is able to work between 12 and 16 hours per week.

Application Deadline: Open

Period of Assignment: mid-September through mid-December 2014 (approximate); 12 – 16 hours per week

Applications: jobs@abramsbooks.com Indicate position title in email

Company profile:
ABRAMS is the preeminent publisher of high-quality illustrated books for adults, adolescents and young children. ABRAMS is the publisher of bestsellers such as the wildly popular “The Diary of a Wimpy Kid” series, award-winning cookbooks of Alton Brown and the stunning photography of Yann Arthus-Bertrand’s “Earth from Above” series. ABRAMS is conveniently located in the NYC mid-town Chelsea area at 115 West 18 Street, NY, NY 10011. Visit our website at http://www.abramsbooks.com

Title: Intern – Marketing & Publicity

Department: Marketing & Publicity

Classification: Unpaid. College course credit only.

ABRAMS seeks an organized intern for the Fall 2014 semester to join a busy Adult Marketing and Publicity department. The internship provides an excellent opportunity to learn about the publishing industry and to get hands-on experience working in a fast-paced environment. The marketing & publicity intern will work closely with both teams planning and executing national and local media campaigns and marketing plans, coordinating mailings, and assisting with everything from event planning, print and social media outreach, to media contact database management and market research. The right candidate will have a strong interest in a career in publishing, pay attention to detail, exhibit a positive and energetic work ethic, and be familiar with internet research, blogs, and social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook.

Qualifications:
We are especially interested in applicants who can demonstrate exceptional writing skills, resourcefulness, and the ability to prioritize tasks. Experience using Cision and Title Management is a plus. The ideal candidate is able to work between 12 and 16 hours per week. This internship is for college course credit only.

Application Deadline: Open

How To Apply: Email resume and cover letter to jobs@abramsbooks.com

Period of Assignment: mid-September through mid-December 2014 (approximate); 12 – 16 hours per week

Position Title: Intern – Children’s Literature – Fall 2014

Department: BYR/Amulet/Abrams Appleseed

Job Classification: Unpaid. College course credit only

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JOB DESCRIPTION
The Abrams Children’s Division (Books for Young Readers, Amulet Books, and Appleseed Books) is looking for a Fall 2014 intern to work closely with the editorial group on our list of picture books, novels, board books, novelty, and non-fiction for children ages 0 to 18. The intern should have an interest in current children’s literature and learning more about the publishing process. The intern will work closely with the editorial staff—reading and evaluating submissions, typing correspondence, maintaining departmental filing, updating contact databases, and assisting on creative editorial projects. Beyond editorial, the intern will interact with sales, marketing, publicity, design, and production departments, offering a broad introduction to the publishing world. This internship is for college course credit only.

QUALIFICATIONS
Intern should be proficient in Word and Excel, and have excellent internet research skills with a demonstrated interest in current children’s literature and the publishing process.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open

PERIOD OF ASSIGNMENT: mid-September through mid-December 2014 (approximate); 12 – 16 hours per week

Title: Intern – Adult Editorial (fall 2014)
Department: Adult Editorial
Job Classification: Unpaid. College course credit only
ABRAMS is seeking an intern for the Fall 2014 semester to work closely with the editorial group on our list of illustrated books which cover a variety of categories including cooking, fashion, photography, interior design, humor, pop culture, performing arts, sports and many others. The intern will work closely with the editorial staff – reading and evaluating submissions, typing correspondence, maintaining departmental filing, updating contact databases and assisting on creative editorial projects. Beyond editorial, the intern will interact with sales, marketing, publicity, design and production departments offering a broad introduction into the world of publishing. This internship is for college course credit only.
Qualifications:
Intern should be proficient in Word and Excel, have excellent internet research skills with a demonstrated interest in developing their editorial skills and learning about the publishing process. They should have an interest in the arts, trending culture and visual publishing.

Application Deadline: Open

How To Apply: Email resume and cover letter to jobs@abramsbooks.com

Period of Assignment: mid-September through mid-December, 2014 (approximate); 12 – 16 hours per week

Internship Opportunity with Senator Gillibrand

Hello,

I would like to take this time to bring to your attention an opportunity for all undergraduate and graduate students interested in interning for the office of United States Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s Melville Long Island office. At this time, the link for the Fall 2014 Internship Program has been removed from our website. Despite this removal, I would like to urge you to please continue or start having students reach out to me via email or at the below phone number. I admit students on a rolling basis, and although ideally most students start at the end of August, we do admit many within September and at alternate starting times. As a Fall intern, students will have the opportunity to support staff at outreach and advocacy events, participate in meetings with key community leaders and organizations as well as advocate on behalf of Long Islanders. Students in the past have received credit for their internship. Please suggest past or present students via email, with their contact information. Students may also contact me directly via email. Upon contacting me, students will be asked to submit a resume, a statement indicating why they would like to intern for Senator Gillibrand, their fall availability as well as a reference.

If you have any questions pertaining to the internship program, please do not hesitate to call or email me.

Thank you for your time,

Melanie Sinesi | Regional Assistant
Office of U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand
631.249.2825

 

Internship Recruitment Flyer

Internship Opportunity with Office of Senator Charles Schumer

 

 

 

 

 

A Hofstra Alum at the literary agency Liza Dawson Associates is seeking high-quality interns. Be sure to mention that you are a Hofstra student.

Liza Dawson Associates, a full-service literary agency based in New York City, represents a wide range of fiction and non-fiction (see our website for details). We are looking for interns during the fall, spring, and summer semesters. Duties include reading and evaluating unsolicited submissions and writing reader’s reports. Interns will also be invited to author events and other networking opportunities.

Length of Internship:

September – December
January – May
June – August

Requirements:

Juniors, seniors, and beyond of any major are encouraged to apply. Candidates should be articulate with a high level of interest in the publishing field. Strong written and verbal communication skills are necessary.

Location:

New York, NY

Application Due Date:

Accepting applications for all semesters.

Payment:

Unpaid, and we are seeking approximately 12hrs/week

How To Apply For This Internship:

Please send your cover letter in the body of the email along with your resume and writing sample (no more than 5 pages long) in a word document to CFlum@lizadawsonassociates.com. Your cover letter should include a short description of what you like to read in books, magazines, and blogs and what you like to watch on tv. In the subject line of the email, please put “Internship”.

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