Design Internship

Boston North Shore, US

Internship Opportunity

Summary: We love making great books and more than 400 people across the world help Quarto succeed in doing this. We have more than 20 offices in five countries and publish our books in many more. The Quarto brand is built upon our people and their creative talents. It is our people who give Quarto its heart and who shape our culture and create our many wonderful books.

The Quarto Group creates and publishes illustrated books in North America and sells co-editions of them internationally. Over twenty imprints comprise the division: Burgess Lea Press, Chartwell, Crestline, Cool Springs Press, Creative Publishing International, Fair Winds Press, Harvard Common Press, Moondance Press, Motorbooks, Publishing Services Group, Quarry Books, QDS, Quiver, Rock Point, Rockport Publishers, Voyageur Press, Walter Foster Publishing, Walter Foster Jr., becker&mayer!, Seagrass and Zenith Press. Subject categories include home improvement, gardening, practical arts and crafts, licensed children's books, transportation, graphic arts, food and drink, sports, military history, Americana, health and body, lifestyle, pets, and music. Our five main offices are in SoCal, Minneapolis, New York City, Seattle and Boston North Shore.   See more at:

Our internship programs are designed to provide students with an opportunity to integrate real-world experience at an established publisher with their chosen academic program.  Currently we are seeking a Design Intern in our Boston North Shore offices who would engage in any number of the following activities:

Designing, amending, and preparing book files for output to printers.

  • Quality-checks of jackets and covers, all images and illustrations for color and continuity.
  • Creation of Mood Boards to assist Editorial Team in gaining new title approval
  • Support Sales and Marketing teams by designing materials needed for promotion of all book titles.
  • Co-Manage Photo Shoot production and direction by helping:
  1. research, cast, and book talent/models.
  2. hire and manage supporting talent (such as makeup artists, food stylists, hair stylists, etc.)
  3. scout and coordinate props
  4. book locations
  5. organize and maintain in-house prop room.

Interns must be in their Junior or Senior year of school, should have a relevant major and an understanding of the tools necessary to perform the above functions (such as Microsoft Office, social media platforms/trends.)  The intern must be able to be in the office at least 2-3 days per week. The hours can vary and can be adapted to the requirements of your school's internship program. Each intern will be partnered with an on-site mentor.

This posting is for a for-credit internship and is therefore unpaid.  If you are not sure whether your school offers for credit opportunities, please feel free to forward contact information to us and we will be glad to try to work with your career office.  Please send your resume to for consideration. 

QuartoUS is an equal opportunity employer; M/F/D/V are encouraged to apply.








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