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Company Name: W. W. NORTON & COMPANY
Description: The college department at W. W. Norton & Company is seeking a summer intern to work in the Custom Publications division from approximately May to August 2018. Tasks may vary, but duties will include assisting with marketing research, monitoring sales and inventory of custom texts, maintaining metadata for new titles, serving as a liaison with customers to ensure a smooth and efficient ordering process, helping with database management and library research, and performing light proofreading and manuscript preparation. This is an excellent opportunity for candidates interested in learning more about the sales, marketing, and editorial aspects of publishing, while focusing on a new and exciting branch of the textbook field that spans a wide variety of disciplines.
Length of Internship: 3 months, 20 hours per week
Requirements: Ideal candidates should possess strong writing skills, be organized and detail-oriented, be able to work independently in an office environment, and be interested in learning about college textbook publishing. Prior experience in publishing is not required, but familiarity with Excel and a comfort with Internet research are preferred.

Specific work hours are flexible, but interns usually work three or four days per week for a total of 20 hours over a three-month period. College juniors, seniors, and recent graduates preferred.
Location: New York, NY
Payment: $13/hour
How To Apply For This Internship: To apply, please e-mail your résumé and cover letter as attachments to Alexandra Gakos ( If you are applying to another Norton internship, please indicate as much in your cover letter.
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