Yale University Press Publishing Internships

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Yale University Press offers highly competitive internship opportunities for those interested in publishing in a variety of areas: Acquisitions Editorial, Art Workshop, Intellectual Property/Administration, Marketing, Manuscript Editorial, New Business Development, Production/Design, Publicity and Sales.

This program is an opportunity for students with a serious interest in scholarly publishing to gain a worthwhile educational experience in scholarly publishing.  Interns will have the opportunity to observe and ask questions about the internal operations of the Press.  The value of this internship is to both gain experience in a professional publishing work environment and to show a potential employer your skills and abilities as they relate to publishing.

Each summer intern will receive the CT minimum wage rate per hour. The program is 30 hours per week.  Applicants must be able to commit to the 10 week program from June 4, 2018 to August 10, 2018 for consideration in the program.

Application Instructions

All applications are due by Monday, February 19, 2018.
Applications will not be accepted after this date.

Due to the high volume of applicants, students who are granted internships will be notified after 3/5/18. Please be patient when you are waiting to hear about your application status. If you have not received an offer by 3/23/18 you have not been granted an internship opportunity for this year’s program.

Internships are open to undergraduate, graduate students, and recent graduates within a year of graduation from an undergraduate or graduate program. Yale University Press does NOT sponsor work visas.

Applications will be accepted only in the form of Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF formatting. Each application must include a Cover Letter and Résumé.

When submitting an application, it must be sent via email to the appropriate department’s email address. Department email addresses are listed below:

Acquisitions Editorial 
Art Workshop 
Intellectual Property/Administration 
Manuscript Editorial 
Marketing Department 
New Business Development 
Publicity Department 
Sales Department

Emails must indicate which department/s you are applying to both in the email subject line and in the Cover Letter.

Only complete applications that meet the above guidelines will be considered.

For more information about the various positions offered, see


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