The MIT Press seeks enthusiastic summer interns in various departments. These paid internships are a chance for people who love books and journals to learn about publishing and see how a busy university press functions. Successful interns will make valuable contacts and gain experience at one of the nation’s largest university presses.
Internships are available in Books Acquisitions, Books Editorial, Advertising & Digital Marketing, Books Publicity, Exhibitions Marketing, Institutional Marketing, and Professional Books & Journals Marketing. These are paid, part-time internships from May or June through August. Hours will be negotiated, but candidates should be able to commit at least 10 hours per week, unless otherwise noted.
The ideal intern candidates will have a strong desire to learn about publishing, basic computer skills, excellent communication and organizational skills, the ability to work well individually and as a member of a group, an eye for detail, good judgment, a positive attitude, and a willingness to take initiative.
The MIT Press welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds. Candidates who have significant personal experience or engagement with low-income communities or communities that are underrepresented in scholarly publishing are strongly encouraged to apply.
How to Apply for This Internship:
Please submit all applications on the MIT Website. If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and include ‘MITP Summer Internship’ in the subject. Please do not submit applications via email.he
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