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Production Assistant

Island Press is seeking an extremely organized and detail-oriented Production Assistant to join the publishing team. This position will assist and monitor the print production and manufacturing process as well as coordinate aspects of the e-book program, ensuring high quality standards from start to finish. The Production Assistant is a great position for someone with experience in publishing and interest in the process of taking a book from manuscript to finished product.

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We generally hire interns for the fall, spring, and summer terms. We look for interns who are interested in learning about the book publishing field or have a specific interest in a particular publishing discipline. Candidates will be matched with the internship that best fits his/her interests and experience; however, you may note your preference. Recruiting will continue until all available positions are filled. Internships are unpaid, volunteer positions and we request 10-20 hours per week of availability.

We are currently fully staffed for the summer term. Please check back in late summer for availability of fall internships.

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To Apply:

If you are interested in one of our available positions, please email a cover letter and résumé stating position of interest to Island Press at: