Editorial Internship

Boston North Shore, NYC, Seattle, SoCal, US

Internship Opportunity

Summary: We love making great books and more than 300 people across the world help Quarto succeed in doing this. We have offices in four 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, Epic Ink, Fair Winds Press, Harvard Common Press, Moondance Press, Motorbooks, Quarry Books, Race Point Publishing, Rock Point, Rockport Publishers, Voyageur Press, Walter Foster Publishing, Walter Foster Jr., Wellfleet Press, becker&mayer! and becker&mayer! kids. 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 four main offices are in SoCal, New York City, Seattle and Boston North Shore.  See more at: http://www.quartoknows.com/division/Quarto-Publishing-Group-USA/#sthash.XiweT4bW.dpuf

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. We accept internship applications all year long. Our Editorial Internship is currently offered in our Boston North Shore office, Seattle, SoCal and New York City office. This intern will engage in any of the following activities:

Acquiring and honing copyediting and proofreading skills by:

  • Reviewing manuscripts and page proofs for grammar, style, and organization
  • Assisting editors with research on potential book-project proposals
  • Communicating with authors and designers
  • Trafficking manuscripts
  • Applying for Library of Congress data
  • Maintaining departmental databases
  • Strong attention to detail is required for this internship

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 paid internship. Please send your resume and cover letter to careersusa@quarto.comfor consideration. 

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

 

 

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