Journals Production Summer Internship
The internship period is from June 12 to August 14, 2022, working 35 hours a week.
Note: This internship is intended be a blended remote/in-office role. Therefore, it will require NY-based location.
About the role:
The intern will provide support to our NY and UK production/content management teams. They will learn and assist in the coordination of all editorial–production and manufacturing aspects for a journal's production, from receipt of manuscripts through distribution of journal, including overseeing copyediting/proofreading, trafficking of proofs, and preparation of copy for press. They will liaise with editors, managing editors, authors, and internal teams (marketing, ad sales, supply chain, etc.) recognizing the key role the production editor has to play in customer relations management. Additionally, they will provide important support on departmental projects that will help us innovate, refresh, and refine our workflows, databases, and team resources.
We will also provide the opportunity to choose areas of the business that particularly interest them so that we can tailor their work/projects accordingly and support their career interests in publishing.
About you: You should have the following:
- A firm understanding and appreciation of grammatical and stylistic rules.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- The ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- A detail-oriented, efficient, and entrepreneurial mind.
- An interest in a publishing, production, or operations career.
- The ability to multi-task, and work under deadline pressure.
- The ability to learn, absorb, and interpret diverse types of data from multiple sources.
- A proficiency in Microsoft Office/Excel is a plus.
Why Cambridge University Press & Assessment?
At Cambridge University Press & Assessment, we celebrate diversity of thought and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all our employees. We believe that a culture of empowerment and diversity is vital to our continued innovation and success. We are a proud equal opportunity employer that prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employees, interns, or applicants for employment.
We have over 2,500 talented employees across 50 international offices uniting all our publishing groups. We're one of the world's most respected publishers, driven by the purpose of unlocking people's potential with the best learning and research solutions.
We need determined individuals to help make this happen. We work in global teams, tackle the big issues, raise education standards, and deliver innovative solutions to learners and researchers.