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Description: Rowman & Littlefield is currently accepting applications for the Fall 2018 semesters from students interested in studying with the company’s Editorial Acquisitions Department of Globe Pequot, located in Guilford, CT.

Rowman & Littlefield, headquartered in Lanham, Maryland, is one of the largest and fastest-growing independent publishers and distributors in North America. The company publishes under a dozen imprints in virtually all fields in the humanities and social sciences.

Students accepted will train and learn all operations of the department, including: reviewing submissions; creating deal sheets and contribution margins; preparing materials for Editorial Board Meetings; creating comp title grids; writing tip sheets and catalog copy; editing cover copy; speaking with authors; reviewing manuscripts and preparing transmittals; handling permissions, photos, and photo logs; and updating series guidelines.

Because Rowman & Littlefield is committed to the growth of tomorrow’s publishing leaders, students selected as interns are expected to gain practical and valuable experience not only in their primary area of study, but with regard to the publishing industry as a whole.

Academic credit from an accredited institution of higher education must be available to all who apply for this unpaid opportunity. Student in all majors will be considered, but English, Communications, and Marketing students will be given preference.

This internship offers a flexible schedule, but candidates must know their schedule (academic and otherwise) for the requisite semester when applying.

Requirements: Necessary Attributes and Competencies: •Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
•Ability to work independently and with a group
•Self starter and Team player
•Ability to take direction
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•Able to prioritize as necessary

Location: Guilford, CT
Payment: Unpaid
How To Apply For This Internship: If you are interested in applying for this internship, please send a resume and cover letter to Boone Soukthideth via email at
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