A paid ($11.00/hr.) summer internship with Basic Books in the city of New York, a nonfiction imprint of Hachette Book Group with a focus in history, sciences, and human affairs, has just opened up for a graduating senior or college student and is being advertised on indeed.com.
The four-day per-week, 28-hour commitment of the 2017 summer internship program running June 5th through August 11th is divided between two days in the editorial department and two days in the publicity department. Your hours and days are yours to decide, but they do recommend attendance at morning meetings held Wednesday and Thursday of each week, as well as a 9-5 schedule.
Some of the areas in which you’ll learn and be responsible include:
Administrative duties, including: research, mailings, phone/email/media databases
Writing duties, including: book reports, summaries, flap copy, press materials
Brainstorming ideas for new books, authors and proposals
Assisting with galley