Job Opportunities

Where have they gone from here?

Here is a brief snapshot of some former interns and where they are now...

•   Jonathan Gaugler at Oxford University Press, publicity
•   Connie Santisteban at John Wiley & Sons, editorial
•   Marirosa Mia Garcia at Penguin Group (USA), marketing
•   Meeta Atul Pingle at Pearson Publishing, editorial
•   Debarati Sengupta Britannica, editorial
•   Emily Gref at Scholastic, editorial
•   Megan Ernst at Springer Verlag, editorial
We offer internships year round and require a minimum commitment of 3 months. Our goal is to expose and train our interns to become qualified candidates able to take on full time positions in the leading publishing houses or agencies. At this time we are offering several non-paid positions. If you are interested in a position please complete the appropriate application and send a resume along with two writing samples.
Editorial Intern
This position is often fast-paced can offer an eager and diligent individual the opportunity to learn about the publishing industry first-hand. The job includes, reading manuscripts, keeping a log of the mail, preparing submission letters and other mailings, placing calls for agents and tracking submissions made to publishers. Interns may also be required to attend some evening and weekend events. Candidate will have an opportunity to learn or improve skills such as copyediting and proofreading.

We need a highly committed, organized and detail-oriented individual. It is essential to be able to prioritize tasks appropriately as well as to budget time creatively. Looking for someone interested in learning how best sellers are made. Must be able to do light market research and must be web savvy.

Ideal candidate will have some office experience, be familiar with Microsoft Office Suite, typing speed 65 wpm, must be a fast reader. Candidate must be able to commit to a set number of days and or hours per week. Interested candidates should send a current resume and two writing samples to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
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Publicity/Marketing Intern
We are looking for a dedicated and curious publicity intern who will assist in all aspects of publicity and marketing related to Serendipity Literary Agency. The position responsibilities will include; designing and formatting promotional material, contacting blogs and other media outlets for publicity opportunities, editing and updating the new website, updating database of clients and publicity contacts, researching and developing new viral marketing opportunities, contacting publishers and other media outlets. The ideal candidate will be familiar with Facebook, Twitter, and other social media platforms. Looking for individuals who can elevate mundane text to creative copy that sings! Applicants familiar with Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign a plus. Interested candidates should email their resumes and design samples in PDF or JPEG format to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . or Click Here To Apply Online
Graphic Design Intern
This position calls for a committed and creative mind eager to put their graphic design skills to use in the book industry. The ideal candidate must be familiar with the latest versions of Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign in a PC environment. It is essential that the intern be able to prioritize tasks appropriately, as well as budget time creatively. Day-to-day responsibilities, which vary from project to project, include:

Developing book packaging ideas
Researching photographs
Updating website
Maintaining an art/photo database
Designing and creating marketing materials


Organization, self-motivation, and attention to detail are necessary qualities for this position. Interested candidates should email their resumes and design samples in PDF or JPEG format to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
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