HarperCollins Publishers

  • SUMMER INTERNSHIP - Editorial Services

    Job Locations US-NJ-Monmouth Junction
  • Overview

    HarperCollins Publishers is seeking an Editorial Services summer intern in our Princeton, NJ, office. As part of a newly formed Editorial Services team that provides manuscript proofreading, eBook proofing, editorial corrections, and other contentspecific services to managing and production editorial teams in New York, the intern will gain an understanding of the HarperCollins production process, from manuscript to book, and learn about HarperCollins’s imprints and their respective genres and authors.



    This summer internship is a paid opportunity (28 hours per week), and it will run from June 5 through August 10 for a total of 10 weeks.



    • Proof eBooks across a variety of genres and formats (simple to high design), checking for errors in the transfer of content from print to digital.
    • Apply editorial standards in checking eBooks for correct language, book content construction/architecture, and technological functionality.
    • Make editorial corrections using Word and HarperCollins’s proprietary markup language  
    • Assist in proofreading print projects on an as-needed basis.
    • Perform administrative tasks as needed.




    - Applicants must have completed their sophomore year of college.

    - Strong communication skills and organizational capabilities.

    - Ability to juggle multiple projects under competing deadlines.

    - Exceptional knowledge of English grammar and/or some experience in editing or proofreading.

    - Strong interest in eBooks, digital publishing technologies, and digital innovation.

    - Demonstrated ability to produce work that is detail oriented.

    - Proficient in the Microsoft Word.

    - Applications MUST have a cover letter




    HarperCollins Publishers is an equal opportunity employer.



    To apply, please visit our website: http://harpercollinscareers.com.


    About HarperCollins

    HarperCollins Publishers is the second largest consumer book publisher in the world, with operations in 17 countries. With 200 years of history and more than 120 branded imprints around the world, HarperCollins publishes approximately 10,000 new books every year in 16 languages, and has a print and digital catalog of more than 200,000 titles. Writing across dozens of genres, HarperCollins authors include winners of the Nobel Prize, the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the Newbery and Caldecott Medals and the Man Booker Prize. HarperCollins, headquartered in New York, is a subsidiary of News Corp (Nasdaq: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV) and can be visited online at corporate.HC.com.



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