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Description: Bloomsbury Academic Publishing (formerly Continuum) is seeking an editorial intern for the Spring 2020 semester. We are a publisher of academic and trade titles located in Midtown/Herald Square. We commission in a broad range of subject areas from Philosophy and Literary Studies to Music, Film, and Media Studies.

As a small team, our interns are a key part of our day-to-day operations. As a Bloomsbury Academic editorial intern, you will work with the Editorial team on a variety of projects that reflect the diverse aspects of academic and trade publishing, including:

• Complete course, academic, and picture research
• Contribute content to our various list-centric blogs
• Manage departmental shipping
• Submissions to the Cataloging-in-Publication and Library of Congress programs
• Review proposals and/or manuscripts
• Update data systems as-needed
• Various administrative tasks

Opportunities to take on other editorial projects may also arise.

Length of Internship: January 6, 2020 - May 25, 2020
Requirements: We are looking for creative and motivated individuals, who ideally have the following skills:

• High level of familiarity with Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel
• Familiarity with Microsoft Outlook
• Firm grasp of grammar and spelling, with a keen eye for detail
• Ability to work efficiently and independently

We require a commitment of 30 hours per week (Monday through Friday, 9 AM – 3:30 PM) for the entire internship term.

This position pays minimum wage ($15/hour) so candidates may wish to arrange for college credit for the placement to supplement.
Location: New York, NY
Application Due Date: November 20, 2019
Payment: $15/hour
How To Apply For This Internship: Please email your resume and cover letter to Erin Duffy at
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