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. This position may also receive program or course credit if approved by the educational institution.
We are always accepting applications for current or future terms. Please note your availability when applying.
To apply, please submit a cover letter detailing how this position aligns with your career goals, what you would like to accomplish in the internship, and mention any experience you may have had relevant to the descriptions below. Also include a résumé of your past work and/or volunteer experiences, highlighting your accomplishments.
Read what past interns have to say about the internship experience at Island Press.
If you are interested in one of our available positions, please see the application instructions in the full description. Application materials should be sent to email@example.com with the position title as the subject. No calls please.