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Licensed Publishing Intern, Fall 2024

About the Role & Program

Marvel is one of the world’s most prominent entertainment brands, built on an unparalleled library of iconic characters and stories that have shaped pop culture for 85 years! The Marvel brand spans entertainment, including film, television, publishing, licensing, games, live events, digital media, and more.

Ready to dive into the world of Marvel Comics? We’re on the lookout for a passionate and dynamic licensed publishing Intern to join our team!

This isn't just any internship; it's a unique part-time opportunity that offers a distinct experience in the exciting realm of comic book publishing. If selected for the role, you will report to the Vice President of Licensed Publishing and be right in the middle of the action, supporting key players in our Editorial, Finance, and Operations departments and work with publishing partners around the world, helping build the Marvel brand on a global level.

What You Will Do

We're looking for candidates with a passion for data-driven analysis and a curiosity about how the publishing industry works in different countries. If you're someone with global perspective and the ability to navigate swiftly through diverse projects, you'll thrive in this role.

Responsibilities and Potential Projects include:

  • Craft and Deliver Impactful Market Reports: You'll compile a series of reports to our senior management, providing them with an overview of the global publishing industry and detailed analyses of key categories and territories like graphic fiction and the Asia Pacific region.
  • Help Build New International Businesses: Support critical elements of Marvel's launch of new product categories with our international publishing partners including a special focus on direct to consumer and talent driven offerings.
  • Mastering Systems and Product Metadata: Work with internal Disney teams and assist publishing partners in the transition of Marvel’s licensed publishing catalog from legacy systems to innovative platforms that will allow us to leverage company assets in new and exciting ways.
  • Product Development: You’ll work closely with other members of the Licensed publishing team to ensure new product offerings meet Marvel’s quality levels and brand standards and help them develop new product concepts that support Marvel’s brand and media priorities.

Required Qualifications & Skills

  • Strong Research and Analytics Skills: Data-Driven Problem-Solver: You should be able to compile data from Circana and other market observers/data sources to provide a strategic picture.
  • Masterful Communication: We're looking for candidates with outstanding written and verbal communication skills, to build and develop engaging presentations
  • Meticulously Organized: Your organization skills and unwavering attention to detail will ensure that no data point goes unnoticed, making you an invaluable asset to our team.
  • Project Juggler: Your ability to seamlessly move between projects and consistently meet deadlines is the cornerstone of our efficient and productive work environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Having an understanding of licensed and vertical business models and larger global media market
  • Experience with the trade publishing industry


Undergraduate students in their junior or senior year in (or recently graduated within the past six months) pursuing a bachelor's degree in research, analytics, marketing or other related field.

Eligibility Requirements & Program Information

Candidates for this opportunity MUST meet all of the below requirements:

  • Be enrolled in an accredited college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR have graduated from a college/university within 6 months at time of application posting OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Internship
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Possess unrestricted work authorization
  • Have not completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or Disney College Program

Additional Information

  • The approximate dates of this internship are July/Aug 2024 through December 2024.
  • Candidate must be available to work part-time hours (approximately 21-29 hours per week) during normal business hours Monday – Thursday.
  • This internship is on-site position. You must be able to provide own housing and reliable transportation in the New York, NY area.

The pay rate for this internship in New York is $21.70 per hour. Select benefits may be provided as part of the compensation package, such as medical, financial, and/or other benefits. To learn more about our benefits visit: