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

Political Science and Philosophy Editorial Internship, Summer 2017

W. W. Norton, the largest and oldest publishing house owned wholly by its employees, is seeking a summer editorial intern to assist the Political Science and Philosophy teams. The internship will offer insight into the editorial, marketing, and sales aspects of textbook publishing. Responsibilities vary but will include assisting with preparation of manuscripts and ancillary materials, creating and editing Excel and Word documents to support projects, and compiling research on book sales and competition.

The ideal candidate is organized and detail oriented, possesses strong research and communication skills, and is comfortable working independently in an office environment. Specific hours are flexible, but interns must be available to work 3-4 days for a total of 20 hours per week over a three-month period. College juniors and seniors, graduate students, and recent graduates preferred.

If interested, please e-mail your résumé and cover letter as an email attachment to: Shannon Jilek.

College Business Department

There are currently no internships available in this department.

Countryman Press

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Custom Publications

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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.

Music Digital Media Editorial Internship, Summer 2017

W. W. Norton, the largest and oldest publishing house owned wholly by its employees, is seeking an intern in its College Digital Media group to assist the music team from May to August 2017. This internship will give you the opportunity to work on digital and ancillary resources that complement the college music textbooks, such as the student websites, eBooks, online playlists, and InQuizitive (our adaptive quizzing tool), while exploring the various stages of the digital media publishing process. You will gain experience in a number of editorial projects including, but not limited to, preparing manuscripts for copyediting and production, cataloging and organizing digital assets, testing digital content and functionality, and assisting with reviews of content.

Ideal candidates will be interested in learning more about college textbook and digital media publishing. A background in and passion for music, with the ability to read music, are required. The ability to utilize music notation software, and understand basic music theory is strongly preferred. Applicants should possess strong communication skills and be organized, detail-oriented, self-starting, willing to learn new programs, and able to multitask and work independently in an office environment. Specific hours are flexible, but interns must be available to work 3-4 days for a total of 20 hours per week over a three-month period.

If interested, please e-mail your résumé and cover letter as an email attachment to: Stephanie Eads.

High School Department

There are currently no internships available in this department.

IT Department

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Legal and Licensing Department

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Managing Editorial Department

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Marketing, Advertising and Sales Department

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Norton Professional Books

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Production Department

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Publicity Department

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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.