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Company Name: FOUNDRY LITERARY + MEDIA
Description: For people with a love of reading who are interested in entering the publishing world, either as a future editor or literary agent, the editorial/publishing internship at Foundry is ideal. You will spend your time reading through our submissions (both solicited and unsolicited material); evaluating the material and drafting reader’s reports; compiling editorial comments; and making recommendations to the agents.

You’ll also spend time working on various special projects that will greatly increase your understanding of how the publishing industry works. Among others, projects may include assisting in making submissions, drafting posts for Foundry’s social media platforms, writing coverage of manuscripts being considered for film adaptation, and conducting independent research online or in the media to identify new book ideas and potential authors.

Administrative duties will be kept to a minimum but may include filing, working the front desk, and organizing mailings.

If your school or career center requires it, we can provide academic credit for your time with us. Otherwise, we are able to offer a small stipend for travel expenses and lunch.
Length of Internship: 3 months
Requirements: 1. Candidates must be working towards a bachelor’s degree or post-graduate degree. Recent college graduates may also apply for the position.
2. Analytical/critical eye with an ability to provide a concise opinion in writing.
3. No experience in the publishing field is necessary, although a definite plus.
4. Applicants must be able to work at least 2 days a week. Work and academic schedules will be accommodated.
Location: New York, NY
Application Due Date: November 3, 2017
How To Apply For This Internship: Send a cover letter and resume by November 3rd to Molly Gendell and Alex Rice at mgendell@foundrymedia.com and arice@foundrymedia.com. Please make the subject line “Editorial Internship, Winter 2018”
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