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Description: We are searching for a part-time paid interns who wish to have a rewarding and educational experience at a bustling NYC literary agency. This experience includes: learning about the submission and auction process with publishing houses, discussions of the latest developments in industry trends and guidance on furthering a career in publishing.

Interns will assist with the reading and evaluation of queries and manuscripts and help with administrative and research tasks which are designed to better understand the workings of a literary agency. Interns will also contribute to various projects within the agency involving foreign and subsidiary rights, contracts, royalties and social media. They will be exposed to a wide variety of literary genres and styles and will have the opportunity to learn about the journey that a manuscript takes from query letter to publication, and beyond.

InkWell has a successful track record helping interns find full-time positions throughout the industry.

Company Description

InkWell Management was formed in 2004 through the merger of Arthur Pine Associates, Inc., Carlisle & Company and Witherspoon Associates. The partnership has a combined 65 years of experience representing best-selling authors worldwide. InkWell works closely with its clients and their publishers to develop effective promotional campaigns, garnering maximum attention and respect within the industry and with the reading public. InkWell is active in intellectual property licensing, brand name development, and building strong alliances with television networks, movie studios, independent producers, and marketing and advertising companies.

Length of Internship: Spring
Requirements: Qualifications

Candidates should be articulate with a high level of interest in the publishing field.

Strong written and verbal communication skills are necessary.
Location: Hybrid (NYC-based)
How To Apply For This Internship: Please email cover letter and resume in the body of the email (no attachments) to: Type in subject line: Spring 2024 Internship. No phone calls, please.
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