Founded in 1923, W. W. Norton is the oldest and largest independent
and employee-owned publishing house, publishing works of Nobel
laureates, master teachers, and Pulitzer Prize winners. For a century,
Norton has been dedicated to achieving a common goal: to bring to
readers and students enduring fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, as well
as high-quality textbooks and digital learning tools.
About the internship
W. W. Norton is looking for interns to participate in our twelve-week
internship program. Our internship program provides participants with
an engaging, supportive, and hands-on learning experience in
publishing that includes brown bag lunch sessions and networking. Your
work if you become a Norton intern with the Philosophy, Geology, and
Anthropology team may include the following:
- Managing peer review programs: researching and recruiting
instructors to serve as editorial reviewers for texts; sending
review materials to reviewers; communicating professionally with
reviewers via email; managing a high volume of emails and files.
- Reading manuscripts, proposals, and proofs at various stages of
publication to help editors and authors improve the quality of print content.
- Maintaining lists and databases of key information
- Project management: creating systems to streamline tasks and
- Administrative management: organizing and maintaining files;
tracking manuscripts and reviews; copying, printing, and emailing.
- Professionally interacting with authors, as well as production,
permissions, marketing, and sales staff.
- Conducting market research.