HarperCollins Publishers

Summer Internship 2018 - Creative Development

Job Locations US-NY-New York




HarperCollins is seeking an enthusiastic intern interested in learning many aspects of the publishing industry to work primarily on non-fiction books on the Creative Development team.


This summer internship is a paid opportunity (28 hours per week), and it will run from June 11 through August 16 for a total of 10 weeks.


  • Assist with editorial tasks on upcoming titles, including transmittals, editorial submission forms, photo inserts, cover memos, and more.
  • Create research packets and proposals for potential authors, while continuing to look for new and fresh ideas for books.
  • Coordinate with authors to schedule visits to the office and the video studio.
  • Bring innovative and new perspectives which would be beneficial in seeking new and amazing authors.


  • Applicants must be at least entering their junior year of college
  • Applicants going into their senior year of college, grad students, or college graduates preferred
  • Must be proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong analytical reading and writing skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Is detail-oriented and organized
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects
  • An interest in book publishing
  • Familiar with video editing a plus
  • Pop culture savvy/should not be afraid to suggest fresh ideas
  • Social media savvy and familiar with Facebook Live
  • Applications MUST have a cover letter


HarperCollins Publishers is an equal opportunity employer.



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