HarperCollins Publishers

2017 Fall Managing Editorial Intern

US-NY-New York
Managing Editorial




Attention grammar nerds!  The managing editorial department of our Children's Books Group is currently seeking a fall intern to help with a variety of projects.


Our fall internship program is a great way to get real experience in the book publishing industry while still managing a school course-load. At the end of the program, interns will attend a presentation on "How to Get a Job in Book Publishing" which will include tips on your resume, cover letter, and interview!


The fall program will run from mid-September through mid-November, for a total of 10 weeks, and interns will work a total of 14 hours per week (2 full days), with an hour for lunch every day.


The internship program is a paid program.


  • Assisting in checking late stage book content (galleys, PDFs).
  • Assisting in creating and distributing PDFs of final book files.
  • Distributing and tracking book metadata (such as selling copy).
  • Database management (setting up marketing ISBNs).
  • Assisting with digital quality assurance – checking digital version against
  • source content.


  • Applicants must be entering their junior or senior year of college, a grad student, or a college graduate.
  • College-level understanding of grammar and spelling is required.
  • Some experience working on college and/or high school publications is preferred.
  • Experience with copy editing and/or proofreading is helpful.
  • Previous part-time work experience is preferred.
  • Must have a love of books!
  • Applicants MUST submit a cover letter.

HarperCollins Publishers is an equal opportunity employer.


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