Educational Publishing Internship

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Aptara, Inc.
150 California Street, 3rd Floor
Newton, MA
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 3 Part-time, Paid

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Description

Aptara is a world leader in the digital publishing industry. Our Boston-area office (located in Newton, MA) is focused on educational publishing and curriculum development for Grades K-12 and higher ed. We need interns who have specific academic majors -- math, sciences, engineering, English, etc. -- and who have an interest in education, who want to learn how the combination of these academic pursuits can lead to a much in-demand career field in educational publishing. You bring the knowledge of the academic subject and the interest in education, and we'll teach you the publishing part.

Responsibilities

- Assisting with editorial projects and provide support to the Editorial Director and Editorial Project Managers
- Proofreading both hard and electronic files, basic copyediting, and writing of proposals and reports
- Reviewing curriculum materials under development to assure that the content is accurate
- Work on special projects, as needed

Requirements

- Working towards a Bachelor’s or Master's degree in a specific academic area
- Course work and/or strong interest in education, particularly grades K-12
- Strong organizational and communication skills with keen attention to detail and problem solving skills
- Knowledge of Mac OS and MS Office applications, especially Word and Excel
- Experience/interest in interactive content development for tablets, other handheld devices, and Web sites is a plus
- Familiarity with Adobe Acrobat and Adobe In Design is a plus

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