Content Development Summer Intern

internship - part time, unpaid

Ithaka Harbors, Inc
New York, NY
Closed
Posted 63 Days ago
Ithaka Harbors, Inc
New York, NY
internship - part time, unpaid
Posted 63 Days ago

Description

Jobs Content Development Summer Intern at Ithaka Harbors, Inc Content Development Summer Intern at Ithaka Harbors, Inc Posted in Admin - Clerical about 11 hours ago. This job brought to you by eQuest Type: Part-Time Location : New York, New York Job Description: Content Development Summer Intern 101 Greenwich St, New York, NY 10006 Entry Level The Role We are looking for an intern to join our Content Development team at ITHAKA, a highly successful non-profit with a mission to expand access to knowledge and education around the world whose brands include Artstor, Ithaka S+R, JSTOR, and Portico. The Content Development team curates content on JSTOR, our online platform that provides access to academic journals, books, images, and primary sources to millions of users at colleges, universities, libraries, and NGOs in 170 countries. If you have a passion for higher education, great people skills, and an interdisciplinary background, this is a great opportunity. As summer intern, you will support the editorial and outreach activities of JSTORs Content Development team. The team has a dual purpose to identify and select content and maintain relationships with publishers and content providers. The intern will perform tasks and responsibilities that contribute toward these goals, with projects geared toward the interns specific interests and strengths whenever possible. Bright undergraduate and graduate students with a passion for serving the academic community through new technologies are welcome to apply. Successful candidates will have an outstanding academic record, excellent communication skills, the ability to prioritize multiple assignments and meet deadlines, and will excel in team environments. This is a paid part-time internship based in New York City that runs June 1, 2019 through August 31, 2019. The work schedule is approximately 35 hours a week. Responsibilities In addition to basic administrative responsibilities, this intern will support our editorial and publisher relations activities, which will involve researching and gathering information about and for our publishers, conducting market research for new collections, and creating reports. The intern will also assist on a long-term project that will entail gathering information on serials, helping to compile a core list of both domestic and international publications based on JSTORs selection criteria. The information gathered by the intern during this project will aid the departments research for future collections. Experience and Skills Bachelors degree at minimum or in progress. Strong proficiency in MS Office, with advanced skills in Excel a requirement (i.e. pivot tables and V-lookups). Excellent research skills and familiarity with online resources for academic research. Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail. Ability to handle and prioritize tasks with limited supervision. Ability to meet deadlines; goal-driven. An interest in pursuing a career in academic publishing or library & information sciences. Strong written, oral, and presentation skills. Fluency in French, Italian, Spanish or German a plus. We are committed to our organizational values of belonging, evidence, speed, teamwork, and trust. Work for ITHAKA Our team is passionate about our mission and supporting one another. We enjoy working together to create opportunities for people to learn and grow out in the world, and we bring that same commitment to helping our teammates develop in our careers and our lives. One of our core values is belonging. We embrace differences, and believe that the things that make each of us unique are the things that help us see new insights and build better solutions. Learn more about Working at ITHAKA . See job description

Skills

publications, editorial, web content, higher education, spanish, french, books, microsoft excel, microsoft word, teamwork, communication, organization, academic journals, graduate students, academic research

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