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Description: Design internships are for qualified applicants seeking hands-on experience in formatting and design. Ideal applicants will have a strong visual eye, a background in art and design, and an enthusiastic interest in literature.

The Design intern works closely with the Publisher to maintain and expand the company’s visual standards. Responsibilities may include: laying out, proofreading, and inputting corrections to manuscripts, catalogs, and galleys; presenting artwork ideas for and designing book covers; designing brochures, flyers, posters, e-blasts, advertisements, and other promotional materials; researching for various projects; and providing general Production support such as data entry, database maintenance and upkeep.
Length of Internship: 6 months
Requirements: Qualifications:
-A familiarity with InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator (proficiency preferred)
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills
-Excellent research abilities and a meticulous attention to detail
-A self-starting attitude and ability to maintain deadlines, multi-task, and work efficiently without close supervision
-Strong ability to work both independently and collaboratively
-Computer literacy, especially with Microsoft Office and no older than Windows 7 (Windows 10 preferred)
-Background in publishing (not required but preferred)

-A completed or in-progress undergraduate degree in Art, Design, or related field
-An ability to commit to a minimum of 15–20 hours per week for 4–6 months
Location: Remote
Application Due Date: Ongoing applications accepted
Payment: Internship benefits include Q&A with our Publisher; invites readings and events; complimentary books; and course credit and/or letters of recommendation, if applicable.
How To Apply For This Internship: To apply, email your resume, portfolio, and cover letter (PDF and doc/docx files only) to info[at] Include “Design Internship” in the subject line.
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