The design and production department is responsible for overseeing the design of all books published by the press, including interior, jacket, cover and binding design; and the preparation of book manuscripts for typesetting, manufacturing, and conversion to e-book format.
Duties of a design/production intern will include but are not limited to building interior book design templates, assisting with cover designs and mechanicals, cleanup of art/photo files, evaluating electronic images for print reproduction, and assisting with ad and flyer creation. Interns work under the supervision of a Senior Artist and Book Designer or the Production Coordinator.
Qualifications: Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite, especially Photoshop and InDesign; ability to use database software; a strong interest in book publishing; and general comfort in a professional environment and with using computers. Additional skills are a plus.
This is an unpaid internship; we seek candidates who are motivated to apply knowledge gained during the internship in a future professional endeavor, and/or who are interested in learning more about the publishing industry.
Interested students should direct inquiries and send a brief résumé and cover letter when ready to apply to Jennifer Witzke at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadlines for applications:
- Spring Internship: October 1, 2016
- Summer Internship: March 25, 2016
- Fall Internship: April 1, 2016
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