The MIT Press seeks enthusiastic fall interns in various departments. These paid internships are a chance for people who love books and journals to learn about publishing and see how a busy university press functions. Successful interns will make valuable contacts and gain experience at one of the nation's largest university presses.
Internships are available in Books Acquisitions, Books Editorial, Books Production, Books Publicity, Digital Production, Journals Production, and Professional Books Publicity & Marketing. These are paid, part-time internships from September through December. Hours will be negotiated, but candidates should be able to commit at least 10 hours per week, unless otherwise noted.
General requirements: The ideal intern candidates will have a strong desire to learn about publishing, basic computer skills, excellent communication and organizational skills, the ability to work well individually and as a member of a group, an eye for detail, good judgment, a positive attitude, and a willingness to take initiative.