For all you lovers of adult fiction or non-fiction, you’ll be excited to learn that McIntosh & Otis is seeking a remote intern. Applicants should have a strong interest in book publishing and be savvy readers and strong writers who have office experience. Intern will be responsible for reading submissions and writing evaluations of adult fiction and non-fiction manuscripts. In addition, the intern will assist the existing support staff of the department, handle mailings, filing, and other day to day tasks. The internship will also include administrative tasks such as scanning and copying, but the goal is to create an environment where students will learn firsthand about an agency’s role in book publishing. They would like an intern to work 12-18 hours per week and to commit to a 3 month term, but they can be extremely flexible with your schedule.
- Length of the 3 months internship begins late August to early September and ends in December, 2020.
- Current undergraduates strongly preferred.
- Modest stipend available.
- Additional requirements: voracious reader, strong writer, interested in adult fiction and non-fiction, organized, enthusiastic, previous office experience preferred.
Interested candidates should email their resume (as a Word doc or PDF attachment) and cover letter (in the body of the email) to Zoë Bodzas at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please write “Fall Intern Application – Adult” in the subject line of the email.
As always, good luck!
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