HarperCollins Publishers

  • Summer 2020 W Publishing Editorial Intern

    Job Locations US-TN-Nashville
  • Overview

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    This internship is for SUMMER 2020 in the HarperCollins Christian Publishing offices located in Nashville, TN.


    Start living for your future now, by gaining real-world job experience with a paid summer internship at HarperCollins Christian Publishing. For the seventh consecutive year, our CEO has been recognized as a significant contributor to keeping Nashville’s business sector thriving and growing by The Nashville Post.    As the world’s largest Christian publisher we are home to authors: Rachel Hollis, Chip and Joanna Gaines, Sadie Robertson, Simone Biles, Kwame Alexander, Dave Ramsey, John Maxwell, Jen Hatmaker, Andy Stanley, Louie Giglio, and thousands more.  Adding HarperCollins Christian Publishing to your list of networks will help build your resume with industry respected training and experience. 




    Essential Responsibilities:The W Publishing intern will be responsible for assisting the editorial team and will gain a broad overview of the publishing process.

    • Acquire working knowledge of standard proofreading marks and the Chicago Manual of Style by assisting with page proofs
    • Participate in acquisitions and titling meetings
    • Attend sales pub boards and learn about the acquisitions process
    • Acquire working knowledge of HCML and basic application
    • Help in creation of proposals for acquisitions projects
    • Help in creation of photo inserts, discussion guides, and other ancillary materials
    • Gain experience in writing catalog and back-cover copy
    • Acquire working knowledge of data optimization and help in optimizing retailer copy for backlist and frontlist titles
    • Some clerical work (e.g. photocopying, binding, filing, email, note taking, and data entry)


    Required Status:  Must be a Fall 2020 College Junior, Senior, or Graduate Student


    Knowledge: Familiarity with the Chicago Manual of Style is a plus, but not required.


    Education: English, Publishing, Writing majors


    Industry Knowledge: Candidates should have a passionate interest in the publishing industry, with a specific passion for non-fiction preferred. General understanding of the Christian market is a plus, but not required.



    • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint)  
    • Research skills

    HarperCollins Christian Publishing is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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