5 Mar


Rowman & Littlefield, a scholarly publisher in Lanham, MD, is currently accepting applications for the summer 2015 semester from students interested in exploring a career in publishing with its Lexington Books, University Press of America, and University Press Copublishing Division imprints.

The responsibilities of this editorial intern will include a variety of tasks that will provide excellent exposure to the business of book publishing from stem to stern. The internship offers valuable hands-on experience working with editors and authors, as well as the opportunity to participate in the various stages of a book’s life from inception to production.

Tasks will include imprint-specific tasks as assigned, as well as:

• Preparing and sending out contract packages
• Communicating with authors as needed
• Contacting scholars for book endorsements and peer review • Drafting marketing copy

The ideal candidate will have strong organizational, verbal, and written communication skills; proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite a plus.

Candidates must be able to receive academic credit or fulfill a graduation requirement to be accepted into this unpaid internship position.

This internship offers a flexible schedule, but candidates must know their schedule for the requisite semester when applying.

If you are interested in applying for this internship, please send a resume and cover letter to Michael Wiles via email or post using the below contact information:


Rowman & Littlefield, c/o Human Resources, 4501 Forbes Blvd., Suite 200 Lanham, MD 20706


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