Find 2019 Publishing Internships

The Industry

Are you looking for publishing internships or entry-level publishing jobs? Publishers are the people behind the scenes who handle the tasks of finding and working with authors, generating business plans, developing and pushing out books or magazines to print and digital channels, and managing marketing and promotion before and after publication. If you love books and media, and are excited by the idea of being part of the creative process, then you may thrive in a publishing role.

The Internship

Many publishing interns will be pursuing degrees in journalism, communications, or English. To have a leg up, it helps to have experience with graphics software or in leading writing workshops. A publishing internship will give you experience with a more specific area of publishing. If you choose to pursue an editorial internship, you may review manuscript submissions with an editor or help find pre-publication reviewers. In a publishing internship, you may write press releases or develop copy for publicity materials.

Most involved in the publishing industry have some familiarity with every area of publishing but will have a primary area of focus. Graduate degrees, work experience, and publishing internships can go a long way toward opening doors in this industry.

The Career Options

As with many industries, publishing has seen major disruptions in the past two decades due to the Internet and other new technologies. Traditional publishers of books, magazines, and newspapers have transformed into multimedia companies. You might work in an editorial department and interact directly with authors during the creative process. There are many other related fields such as literary agents, distributors, booksellers, and even bloggers that all play a role in today’s publishing ecosystem.

The Outlook

All the disruption in the industry has made the publishing job market more competitive than ever. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in editing is projected to decline 5% over the next decade. Employment in writing is expected to grow 2%, which is slower than average.

Ready for a career in publishing? Start your publishing internship search below!

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Business Operations Intern

internship | full time

Intuition Publishing

New York, NY

56 days ago
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Business Operations Internship Intuition Publishing - New York, NY 10016 $15 an hour Internship We are looking for a professional services intern to assist the organization in market research, client support, sales operations and data analytics. Youl...

Intuition Publishing

New York, NY

56 days ago

Software Development Intern

internship | full time

Sandhills Publishing

Lincoln, NE

60 days ago
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Software Development Intern Sandhills Publishing - Lincoln, NE3.6 17 hours agoFull-timeEstimated: $23,000 - $30,000 a year Apply Now Benefits * Employee Discount * Dental Insurance * Paid Time Off * Health Insurance * Parental Leave The Software Deve...

Sandhills Publishing

Lincoln, NE

60 days ago

Digital Media Intern

paid internship | part time

Ce Publishing

Houston, TX

46 days ago
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Digital Media Intern CE Publishing - Houston, TX 17 hours agoPart-time$15 an hour Apply Now Skills * Marketing * Management Experience * Copywriting * Google Ads * Graphic Design This is a self-motivated and flexible position. Here are some examples ...

Ce Publishing

Houston, TX

46 days ago

Social Media Intern

internship | part time

Tonic Books Publishing

Portland, OR

54 days ago
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Social Media Intern Tonic Books Publishing - Portland, OR 15 hours agoPart-time$9.80 - $10.00 an hour Apply Now Education * Bachelor's Degree Skills * Marketing * Digital Marketing * Creative Writing * Social Media Management Social Media Marketing I...

Tonic Books Publishing

Portland, OR

54 days ago

Copy Editor - Intern

paid internship | full time

Angel Publishing

Baltimore, MD

42 days ago
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Copy Editor - Intern Angel Publishing - Baltimore, MD5.0 15 hours agoFull-timeEstimated: $36,000 - $53,000 a year Apply Now Skills * HTML5 * AP Style * Investment Experience Angel Publishing Copy Editor Intern Angel Publishing, a growing financial ne...

Angel Publishing

Baltimore, MD

42 days ago

Intern, Journals Marketing

paid internship | part time

Sage Publishing

Thousand Oaks, CA

46 days ago
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Intern, Journals Marketing SAGE Publishing - Thousand Oaks, CA3.7 5 hours agoPart-timeEstimated: $25,000 - $34,000 a year Apply Now Skills * Excel * Time Management * Fact Checking * SharePoint * HTML5 Overview The Journals Marketing Intern role will...

Sage Publishing

Thousand Oaks, CA

46 days ago

Editorial Intern, Paid

paid internship | part time

Workman Publishing Company

New York, NY

46 days ago
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Editorial Intern, Part-Time, Paid Workman Publishing Company - New York, NY4.8 8 hours agoPart-timeEstimated: $13,000 - $18,000 a year Apply Now Skills * Administrative Experience * Microsoft Office Workman Publishing (www.workman.com), an innovative...

Workman Publishing Company

New York, NY

46 days ago

Marketing And Branding Intern

paid internship | part time

Cmg Publishing

Forest Park, IL

8 days ago
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Marketing and Branding Intern CMG PUBLISHING - Forest Park, IL Part-time$8.30 - $12.00 an hour Save Education * Bachelor's Degree * Associate's Degree Skills * Marketing * Market Research * Analysis Skills About CMG PUBLISHING : Job Responsibilities:...

Cmg Publishing

Forest Park, IL

8 days ago

Business Development / Sales Intern

paid internship | part time

Deviate Publishing

Atlanta, GA

14 days ago
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- Provide research on potential and existing clients and the competitive landscape- Managing and following up on digital marketing campaigns- Assist in identifying potential business opportunities- Monitor news and developments relating to, or impact...

Deviate Publishing

Atlanta, GA

14 days ago

Editorial Internship On The Project

unpaid internship | full time

Berkshire Publishing Group

Great Barrington, MA

42 days ago
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Jobs Search Internship Editorial internship on The China Project Posted by Berkshire Publishing Group | Great Barrington, MA Berkshire Publishing Group ------------ New | Published 1 day ago ------------ Start Date May 26, 2019 End Date August 16, 20...

Berkshire Publishing Group

Great Barrington, MA

42 days ago

Editorial Internship On The Sustainability Project

unpaid internship | full time

Berkshire Publishing Group

Great Barrington, MA

42 days ago
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Jobs Search Internship Editorial internship on the Sustainability Project Posted by Berkshire Publishing Group | Great Barrington, MA Berkshire Publishing Group ------------ New | Published 1 day ago ------------ Start Date May 26, 2019 End Date Augu...

Berkshire Publishing Group

Great Barrington, MA

42 days ago