Simon & Schuster, a part of CBS Corporation, is a global leader in the field of general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for consumers of all ages, across all printed, electronic, and audio formats. Its divisions include Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing, Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing, Simon & Schuster Audio, Simon & Schuster Digital, and international companies in Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom.
The Simon & Schuster Internship Program offers students a chance to explore the world of book publishing with a behind-the-scenes learning experience. Though interns work within specific departments where they are able to explore all aspects of the business. The program is then supplemented with speaker presentations, mentoring relationships, and networking opportunities.
Interns are placed within specific imprints or divisions on either the adult or children’s side of the business based on interest, experience, academic coursework, and the Simon & Schuster business needs. Past assignments have typically been within editorial, marketing, and publicity departments.
Interns will both shadow and work alongside publishing professionals. They will also attend meetings and events and participate in weekly lunch and learn programs designed specifically for the intern class.
The summer 2018 session will run for 8 weeks and will allow interns to work a full 35 hour work week.
To be considered for the internship program a candidate:
Must be a currently enrolled student (Juniors and Seniors or graduate students preferred).
Must submit an application with cover letter through the Simon and Schuster career site at www.simonandschuster.biz/careers
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States after graduation; Completion of the application assumes eligibility to work in the United States.
Should have strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
Must have a passion for books and an eagerness to tell us about it
Must have a great attitude and desire to learn