Media Production Intern

Macmillan Learning - Boston, MA4.1

InternshipEstimated: $19,000 - $27,000 a year
Macmillan Learning is a part of the family-owned Holtzbrinck group of companies and is one of the leading educational technology companies. Through deep partnership with the world's best researchers, educators, administrators, and developers, we facilitate teaching and learning opportunities that spark student engagement and improve outcomes. We provide educators with tailored solutions designed to inspire student curiosity and measure progress. Macmillan Learning is comprised of renowned brands including Bedford/St. Martins, W.H. Freeman, Worth Publishers, Sapling Learning, SkyFactor, Intellus Learning, Late Nite Labs, and Hayden-McNeil. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to reflecting a broad representation of differences - race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, physical ability, age, family status, economic background and status, geographical background and status, and perspective- in our workplace. The successful candidate for this position will become an employee of Bedford Freeman & Worth Publishing Group, LLC (“BFW”), d/b/a Macmillan Learning. Bedford Freeman & Worth Publishing Group, LLC has developed an affirmative action program in compliance with the NY Department of Education’s guidance. Portions of the affirmative action program are available for review by applicants and employees by contacting Human Resources.

Position Description:
Macmillan Learning is currently offering a paid internship opportunity for summer 2019. Interns will be provided with the opportunity to participate in work related assignments, gain practical work experience, and network with employees from various departments. The Macmillan Learning Internship Program is available for students currently enrolled in a college or university or recent graduates within the past 3 months.

Internship would provide the basis for developing the right tools for pursuing a publishing career by exposure to different bookmaking experiences – textbooks and supplements, print and digital.
The tasks help expand skill base for a production editorial position.

Major Responsibilities:
Responsibilities include providing support for our editors in some of the following: research, proofreading (and proofreading against TOC), scanning, manuscript preparations, data entry, filing, mailing, copyright processing, collating corrections and insetting x-ref to page proof, working on reprints, coding manuscripts with type marking codes for design and typesetting and special project.
Reviewing and proofreading ePUB and learning why they are so important to the publishing world. There may be opportunities to attend book and author meetings as well as company events. There will be opportunities to reach out and meet people with other jobs within the publishing world for informational interviews, it is a chance to broaden your understanding of publishing roles.

Required Skills / Knowledge:
You must be a current or rising college senior, or recent graduate. You should have production skills from working on a school newspaper or publication ideal but not required. Computer skills such as proficiency in Microsoft Word, including online editing, and Microsoft Excel; knowledge of Adobe Acrobat; Internet skills including ftp software.