Project Management Intern

Would you like to gain professional experience while working on a project that has a positive, lasting impact? Are you interested in learning about the various aspects of publishing while working toward a tangible goal? Build your resume and skills while working on this important project with a Project Management Internship at Indiana University Press.

This intern will assist the Humanities Open Book Project Manager, which seeks to digitize and make freely available over 150 works of significant scholarship previously published by IU Press that had not previously been available or affordable. The project also seeks to look closely at these works and use them to examine the evolution of modern scholarship and university press publishing.

As a Project Management Intern, you will work directly with the project manager to guide books through digitization and preparation for release to the public. This opportunity will allow you to gain professional real-world experience in problem-solving and project management as well as receive training and increase your skills in areas such as planning, data entry, eBook formatting, design, marketing, and otherwise managing the various aspects of a large-scale project.

At the end of your internship, you will have a wide range of experience working with a variety of aspects of project management. You will leave having made a significant impact on this project that will be of particular importance to both the scholarly publishing world and the public to whom these works will be readily available.

Skills you bring with you:

  • Enthusiasm
  • Creativity
  • Flexibility
  • Organization
  • Willingness to learn new things
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite (optional)

Skills you take with you:

  • Have strong organizational skills
  • Have a passion for knowledge and learning
  • Enjoy working independently
  • Want to learn more about project management and/or the publishing world

You are a good fit if you:

  • Enjoy writing persuasively and want to hone your skills
  • Love knowledge and learning
  • Enjoy working independently
  • Want to work in a creative field


  • Enrolled full time at IU (undergrad or grad)

Multiple semester and year-long positions are available. To apply, send your resume, cover letter, and work samples to Joy Travis at

Indiana University prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. All are welcome here.

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