Work Experience in Publishing

This vacancy list for work experience in publishing is run by the Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies

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Book Cover Design Internship

Palgrave Macmillan

Deadline for application: 27th September

Book Cover Design Internship with the Palgrave Macmillan Design Department

We are looking for a Graphic Design student/graduate with InDesign and Photoshop experience to work alongside our Higher Education cover designers for a paid internship in our Basingstoke office – 1 month beginning in early October. You will be assisting with the design, image research and creation of press-ready files for our UK-commissioned textbooks.

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Posted on 21 Sep 2012 around 8am • Filed Under Work Experience in Publishing

Editorial Work Experience

Oxford University Press

Location: Oxford

Deadline for application: 2nd October 2012

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual for unpaid work experience for one day a week for a temporary period in the editorial department Oxford Dictionaries at Oxford University Press. Oxford Dictionaries publishes monolingual and bilingual dictionaries and related language resources online and in print and also license content to third parties for use in a variety of digital products. The work will include a variety of editorial tasks and projects, including but not limited to reviewing competition and sales to preparing material for analysis and/or use online, as well as filing and archiving.

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Posted on 20 Sep 2012 around 9pm • Filed Under Work Experience in Publishing

Editorial Work in Higher Education Department

Oxford University Press

Location: Oxford

Deadline for application: 24th September 2012

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to partake in unpaid work experience for one day a week for a temporary period in the higher education department at Oxford University Press.  The work will involve reading through external reports on the publishing industry/higher education field and writing brief summaries of the reports to share with colleagues in the department.

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Posted on 17 Sep 2012 around 9am • Filed Under Work Experience in Publishing

Publishing Work Experience

Hurst

Location: London

Hurst is an independent publisher in the fields of international relations, politics, history, African studies, Asian studies, Middle East studies and the Islamic world. We are a small, but busy, office based in the heart of London with close proximity to the book trade. We are currently looking for candidates interested in hands-on experience in all aspects of publishing, particularly the editorial side. We have work experience vacancies from September through to the end of the year, ideally for a duration of six weeks or longer. Most recent Hurst interns have moved on to full time jobs in publishing or the wider literary world, working for, inter alia, Reaktion, I.B. Tauris, Pluto, Pan Macmillan and Bloomsbury.  
 
Please email your CV and a covering letter (including availability) to Jonathan de Peyer, jon@hurstpub.co.uk. Suitable candidates will be asked to visit our office for a short interview.

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Posted on 13 Sep 2012 around 12pm • Filed Under Work Experience in Publishing

Papadakis Publisher Internship

Papadakis Publishing

Papadakis is offering an internship starting from 1st October 2012 for a minimum time of two months. This valuable introduction to the world of publishing involves undertaking a varied and diverse work load on a number of different projects, from editorial, to design, sales and marketing.

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Posted on 10 Sep 2012 around 8am • Filed Under Temporary Positions in Publishing • Filed Under Work Experience in Publishing

Editorial Internship Programme

Bloomsbury Publishing

Location: London

Deadline for application: Varied

I’m delighted to announce that the Visual Arts department at Bloomsbury is launching a brand new editorial internship programme. Beginning in October 2012 we will be offering four ten-week internships per year, for two days a week. This is a great opportunity for publishing students to gain vital first-hand experience of working in a busy editorial department.

Bloomsbury is a successful, award-winning publisher. The Visual Arts department publishes highly illustrated, full colour books on a range of specialist subjects including textiles, printmaking, ceramics, jewellery, calligraphy, design, drawing and painting. See our website for more details: www.bloomsbury.com/uk/special-interest/visual-arts.

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Posted on 05 Sep 2012 around 8am • Filed Under Temporary Positions in Publishing • Filed Under Work Experience in Publishing

Paid Internships

Boardworks

Location: Oxford

Boardworks is a market-leading Oxford-based educational publisher producing innovative multimedia resources for use in schools. We have just launched our new teacher and student resource site Doddle (www.doddlelearn.co.uk), and we need some help converting, uploading and tagging all our engaging, interactive lesson and homework content, on a full or part-time basis.

This is a great opportunity to get an insight into how a medium-sized publishing company works, and to gain valuable experience working with a friendly and creative team.

For further information, or to apply, please contact catherine.marks@boardworks.co.uk, stating your availability between now and Christmas.

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Posted on 05 Sep 2012 around 8am • Filed Under Work Experience in Publishing

E-book assistant at Lion Hudson plc

Location: Oxford

this is paid work experience at Lion Hudson plc

The assistant will take day to day operational responsibility for converting Indesign and Quark print files to PDF for POD (Print on demand) and for conversion to epub. The job is full-time and is likely to last about 16 to 18 weeks starting September 2012.

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Posted on 14 Aug 2012 around 1pm • Filed Under Work Experience in Publishing

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