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Careers at Islandport Press


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General information

Islandport Press offers college and entry-level internships in editorial, marketing, and design. We look for highly-motivated, organized, enthusiastic individuals who are interested in learning about the book publishing industry and are willing to pitch in wherever the need arises. These are hourly positions with highly flexible schedules. The typical intern spends 10 to 14 hours a week over several months. We are open to placing candidates throughout the year. If you are interested in an internship, submit a resume and cover letter, including your dates of availability, via email to No phone calls, please.

Intern responsibilities vary, but can include: evaluating manuscripts, writing reader reports, tracking submissions, drafting rejection letters, researching comparable titles, fact-checking, proofreading, helping with mailings, drafting press releases, researching media contacts, assisting with publicity campaigns, and many other small office tasks. All interns must be highly organized, flexible, and able to effectively multitask. Background or interest in publishing is a plus.