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    Good place to intern

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    Former Employee - Editorial Intern in New York, NY
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    I worked at Routledge


    Good opportunity to learn about academic publishing, as well as the responsibilities and tasks of editorial assistants.
    Supervisors give you feedback on your performance. Most people are supportive, and friendly.
    Good hourly wage for interns, considering that most publishing companies only offer college credit, and do not pay interns.
    Interns do not have to spend extra hours reading manuscripts at home, since the work is mostly clerical and can only be finished on-site.


    It's very unlikely to get hired on a full-time basis after the internship is over.
    The work might not be interesting or relevant to students looking for experience in literary agencies, fiction, or magazine publishing.

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    Please keep the internship program going.

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    Editorial Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Application Details

    The process took a weekinterviewed at Routledge in December 2011.

    Interview Details

    Phone screen with HR, 1:1 with an editor. You're given a editing test, spelling test, an exercise on how to prioritize a list of tasks, and you discuss it with the editor as a way of outlining what the day-to-day of the job is, as well as the long term goals of whatever list you're working on. Took an edit test home -- had to write back cover copy for a book.

    Would recommend familiarizing yourself with the subject area of what you'd be working on, and with higher ed news generally.

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Routledge is a global publisher of academic books, journals and online resources in the humanities and social sciences.

Founded in 1836, we have published many of greatest thinkers and scholars of the last hundred years, including Adorno, Einstein, Russell, Popper, Wittgenstein, Jung, Bohm, Hayek, McLuhan, Marcuse and Sartre.

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