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High School Group Editorial and Marketing Internship, Summer 2022

Who we are
Founded in 1923, W. W. Norton is the oldest and largest independent and employee-owned publishing house, publishing works of Nobel laureates, master teachers, and Pulitzer Prize winners. For almost a century, Norton has been dedicated to achieving a common goal:  to bring to readers and students enduring fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, as well as high-quality textbooks and digital learning tools.

About the internship
W. W. Norton’s High School Group is looking for an intern to participate in our twelve-week internship program. Our internship program provides participants with an engaging, supportive, and hands-on learning experience in publishing that includes brown bag lunch sessions and networking within the intern class. If you become a Norton intern with the High School Group, your work may include the following:
·      Reading manuscripts, proposals, and proofs at various stages of publication to help editors and authors improve the quality of print content  
·      Tracking author submissions for ancillaries and digital media such as Instructor Manuals, Test Banks, and Course-Planning and Pacing Guides – organizing uploaded manuscript, coordinating with other departments to track payments and contracts, keeping projects on schedule
·      Testing digital products to ensure a quality user experience for high school students and teachers
·      Compiling materials and preparing manuscripts for reviews and production
·      Assisting with sales reports, providing key, organized data for the entire high school team
·      Maintaining lists and databases of key information such as digital content, media contacts, and book review programs
·      Learning the basics of copyediting and proofreading
·      Drafting and researching social media posts

Why you’ll be a great fit
We are excited to add interns who bring diverse perspectives to Norton. The ideal candidate is curious, hardworking, and eager to learn more about the different facets of publishing. Here are some skills and qualities we look for in candidates:
·      You are a college junior, senior, or recent graduate.
·      You are eager to improve your verbal and written communication skills.
·      You enjoy collaborating and working in a group to solve challenges.
·      You have a passion for learning and new ideas.
·      You have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Outlook).

Internship details
·      Interns are paid $15 per hour and work 20 hours weekly.
·      Internship period is twelve weeks from 6/6/2022 through 8/26/2022.
·      Our workday is 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time; specific work hours are flexible to accommodate an intern’s schedule.
·      For interns who reside within commuting distance of the office, this internship will be in-person in our Manhattan offices; those in other locations will work remotely.
·      Eligibility to work with W.W. Norton & Company in the US is required.
·      W. W. Norton & Company ("Norton") strives to maintain a COVID-free workplace. To that end, being fully vaccinated is a condition of employment for any Norton intern who will perform any work in our offices or be physically present at any Norton location or event at any time. Norton makes reasonable accommodations for qualified applicants with disabilities, sincerely held religious beliefs, or other conditions protected by applicable law.

If you are interested in applying, please submit your resume and cover letter to Katelyn Taylor at by May 4th. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Only applicants who apply via the above email will be considered.