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Description: We are looking for a candidate who has an interest in children's books, is detail oriented and equipped with a “can-do” attitude to help keep an active literary agency running smoothly! While the position is focused on supporting our Agency Assistant with various clerical day-to-day tasks, there will also be opportunities to evaluate incoming queries and manuscript submissions as well as learn about the ins and outs of agenting. Our ideal candidate would be available two to three days a week in our New York City office.

Tasks will include but may not be limited to:
~Basic clerical and administrative duties to assist the agency assistant and agents (filing, mailing, photocopying, data entry, website updates, etc.)
~Updating online and in-office portfolios for our illustrators
~Reading slush and reporting on manuscripts
Length of Internship: 5 Months; January 5, 2017 - June 1, 2017
Requirements: Applicants must have a strong interest in children's book publishing and a desire to learn more about the agenting side of the industry.
Location: New York, New York
Payment: This is a paid internship. Compensation is $10/hr.
How To Apply For This Internship: Please contact Ashley Valentine at with your cover letter and resume. 
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