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 $9 per hour for a maximum of 20 hours per week. Internships are available year-round and last for three months. 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.

College Manuscript Department

Digital Media Project Editing Internship: Literature

The college division is seeking a fall intern to assist in managing editorial production for the upcoming digital editions of The Norton Anthology of American Literature. The intern will also assist with pre-production and post-production work on other literature projects.

This internship offers considerable project management and hands-on editorial experience. Responsibilities will vary, but will include helping check, traffic, and manage the digital files and support materials. The intern will also assist with light proofreading, quality-assurance testing, and error reporting.

Candidates should have excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication skills. Proficiency in Word, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat Pro is preferred. Our ideal candidate is a highly motivated self-starter who is enthusiastic about these projects and about publishing in general.

Please e-mail your résumé and cover letter as an email attachment to: Kristin Sheerin.

Countryman Press

Fall 2016 Internship

The Countryman Press, a division of W. W. Norton & Company, is seeking an intern for the fall of 2016 to assist with a variety of administrative, publicity, and editorial tasks, pertaining to our list of cooking, lifestyle, and travel titles.

Responsibilities in this position are wide-ranging and allow for significant learning opportunities. Duties include photo research, reviewing submissions, and processing invoices and advances, in addition to publicity mailings and social media maintenance. Candidates must be detail oriented and eager to learn, with excellent written and verbal communication skills. Applicants should possess the ability to multi-task and prioritize, and should be motivated, independent workers.

Please e-mail your résumé and cover letter as an email attachment to: Aurora Bell.

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.

Music Editorial Internship

W. W. Norton’s electronic media department is seeking an intern to assist the music team with editorial and production tasks starting in August or September 2016. Duties will include, but not be limited to, preparing manuscripts for copyediting and production, cataloging and organizing large amounts of digital assets, and reviewing materials as needed.

Candidates should be interested in book publishing as a career, particularly in college textbooks. A background in music with the ability to read music is required. The ability to utilize music notation software and understand basic music theory is strongly preferred, but not required. The ideal candidate is detail-oriented, organized, self-starting, comfortable working with minimal supervision, willing to learn new programs and skills on the job, and has excellent communication skills. Knowledge of Windows OS and Microsoft Office is required. Specific work hours are flexible, but interns usually work 3 or 4 days a week, up to 20 hours total per week.

Please e-mail your résumé and cover letter as an email attachment to: Stephanie Eads.

High School Department

Marketing and Sales Internship

W.W. Norton’s High School Group is seeking an intern to assist with marketing and sales tasks beginning August 15th for a three-month commitment. Responsibilities for this internship vary, but will include researching market data, assisting with review programs, preparing materials for academic conferences, and performing basic office tasks like filing and copying.

Candidates should be interested in academic publishing. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, organized, and comfortable working with minimal supervision. Knowledge of Microsoft Office is necessary. Specific work hours are flexible, but interns typically work three or four days per week, up to 20 hours total per week. College juniors, seniors, and recent graduates preferred.

Please e-mail your résumé and cover letter as an email attachment to: Aimee Lam.

IT Department

There are currently no internships available in this department.

Legal and Licensing Department

There are currently no internships available in this department.

Marketing and Sales Department

There are currently no internships available in this department.

Norton Professional Books

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Production Department

There are currently no internships available in this department.

Publicity Department

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.