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Work Experience:

Placements for 2018 are full, applications for 2019 are now open.

Walker Books’ Publishing and Editorial Work Experience Program assists students in meeting their educational requirements, developing and enhancing their skills and knowledge while experiencing the ‘real’ world of work.

Based in Sydney, NSW, this Publishing and Editorial internship provides an introduction to the Publishing Industry, focusing on publishing and editorial responsibilities.

Publishing and Editorial:
• Read and comment on manuscript submissions
• Check page proofs and ebook files
• Assist designers with scanning of art and picture research
• Assist editors with fact checking and proofreading
• Assist with general admin tasks relating to the publishing team.
• Assist sales, marketing and publicity departments ad hoc where required

Program Structure:
• The standard duration of the program is 2 days per week for up to 8 weeks, negotiable.
• Participants will be assigned a mentor who will be their main point of contact during their work experience.

Conditions of Program:
• Participants must have an endorsement from their school/uni/programs. This internship must be recognised as part of their training/studies.
• Personal injury insurance for the student must be covered by the relevant education institute or program.
• This is an unpaid internship program

How to Apply:
If you would like to apply, please send your cover letter, resume and introductory letters from your school/uni/program to personnelwba@walkerpublishinggroup.com.

Last updated on 10/09/18 at 07:38:10
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