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Company Name: MCINTOSH & OTIS, INC.
Description: Children’s Literary Agent at a reputed full-service literary agency seeks an intern for Spring 2018.

Applicants should have a strong interest in book publishing and be savvy readers and strong writers who have office experience. Intern will be responsible for reading submissions and writing evaluations of children’s picture books, young adult fiction, and middle-grade fiction. In addition, the intern will assist the existing support staff of the department, handle mailings, filing, and other day to day tasks. The internship will also include administrative tasks such as scanning and copying, but our goal is to create an environment where students will learn firsthand about an agency’s role in book publishing.

The internship is unpaid. We would like an intern to work 12-18 hours per week and to commit to a 4 month term, but we can be extremely flexible with your schedule.
Length of Internship: Spring 2018 (Flexible)
Requirements: -Currently enrolled as a student
-Voracious reader
-Strong writer
-Interested in children's literature and familiar with current trends
-Detail oriented, with office skills as a plus
Location: New York, NY
Payment: This position is unpaid. We are happy to work with students to receive academic credit.
How To Apply For This Internship: To apply for this position, please send your resume (as a Word doc attachment) and cover letter (in the body of the email) to Please note "Spring Children's Internship" in the subject line.
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