Norton Internships

W. W. Norton & Company’s internship program is designed to introduce engaged, motivated college students to publishing and to Norton. Internships provide valuable hands-on experience with the day-to-day business of bookmaking, as well as opportunities to network with employees at the company and with fellow interns who frequently go on to become colleagues in the field.

Interns at W. W. Norton are paid $11 per hour for a maximum of 20 hours per week. Internships are available year-round and last for three months. Specific work hours are flexible but interns are expected to work 3 or 4 days per week. W. W. Norton, an equal opportunity employer, is fully independent, and employee-owned. Our offices are located at 500 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY.

College Editorial Department

There are currently no internships available in this department.

College Business Department

There are currently no internships available in this department.

Countryman Press

Editorial Internship, Fall 2017

The Countryman Press, a division of W. W. Norton & Company, is seeking an intern for three months beginning in August or September 2017 to assist with a variety of editorial, and administrative tasks supporting our list of cooking, lifestyle, and travel titles. Interest in one or more of these subjects is preferred, though not required. You can see our most recent books at countrymanpress.com.

Responsibilities in this position are wide-ranging and provide significant opportunities for learning. Duties include reviewing submissions and preparing for editorial board meetings, drafting copy for catalogs and book covers, organizing artwork, and more. Candidates must be detail oriented and eager to learn, with excellent written and verbal communication. Applicants should be motivated, independent workers who can work on multiple time-sensitive projects and prioritize deadlines.

If interested, please e-mail your résumé and cover letter as attachments to: Michael Tizzano.

Publicity Internship, Fall 2017

The Countryman Press, a division of W. W. Norton & Company, is seeking an intern for three months beginning in August or September 2017 to assist with a variety of publicity, and administrative tasks supporting our list of cooking, lifestyle, and travel titles. Interest in one or more of these subjects is preferred, though not required. You can see our most recent books at countrymanpress.com.

Responsibilities in this position are wide-ranging and provide significant opportunities for learning. Duties include reviewing media clippings, drafting copy for catalogs and press releases, executing publicity mailings, and maintaining social media accounts. Candidates must be detail oriented and eager to learn, with excellent written and verbal communication. Applicants should be motivated, independent workers who can work on multiple time-sensitive projects and prioritize deadlines.

If interested, please e-mail your résumé and cover letter as attachments to: Michael Tizzano.

Custom Publications

There are currently no internships available in this department.

Electronic Media Department

The Electronic Media division at W. W. Norton & Company supports the college department in editing and producing e-books, student-oriented websites, and instructor resource materials across disciplines.

There are currently no internships available in this department.

High School Department

There are currently no internships available in this department.

IT Department

There are currently no internships available in this department.

Legal and Licensing Department

There are currently no internships available in this department.

Managing Editorial Department

Trade Managing Editorial Internship, Fall 2017

W.W. Norton, the largest and oldest publishing house owned wholly by its employees, is looking for a rising or current junior or senior to intern in its trade managing editorial department, starting in September 2017. This paid internship will provide hands-on experience working on books in a variety of ways- from proofreading and copyediting to putting a manuscript together; transcribing author and proofreader changes; and checking proofs, blues, and miscellaneous parts of a book. The intern will spend ample time working alongside project editors on a wide range of hardcover, paperback, and digital titles. Additionally, Norton interns have the chance to learn about the company as a whole in weekly brown bag lunches with employees from Norton’s other departments, and may choose to attend the seasonal sales conference.

The ideal applicant has an observant eye for detail and takes pleasure in the revision process. Some basic experience with proofreading is a necessity- a proofreading test will be provided. Applicants should also have strong organizational and communication skills. Specific work hours are flexible, but interns typically work three or four days per week for 3 months. The hourly rate is $11, and Norton interns work no more than 20 hours per week.

If interested, please e-mail your résumé and cover letter detailing relevant experience to: Amy Medeiros.

Marketing, Advertising and Sales Department

Trade Marketing Internship, Fall 2017

There are currently no internships available in this department.

Norton Professional Books

There are currently no internships available in this department.

Production Department

There are currently no internships available in this department.

Publicity Department

Trade Publicity Internship, Fall 2017

There are currently no internships available in this department.

Trade Editorial Department

The trade department at Norton publishes nonfiction, fiction, and poetry. Recent titles include Michael Lewis's The Big Short, Carl Jung's The Red Book, The Book of Genesis Illustrated by R. Crumb, Fareed Zakaria’s The Post-American World, Globalization and Its Discontents by Nobel Prize winner Joseph Stiglitz, Irvine Welsh's Porno, The Selected Stories of Patricia Highsmith, Sebastian Junger's The Perfect Storm, The Collected Poems by former Poet Laureate Stanley Kunitz, and the Pulitzer Prize-winning Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond.

There are currently no internships available in this department.

W.W. Norton & Company is an equal employment opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, or any other protected factor.