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    Former Intern - Editorial Intern in New York, NY
    Former Intern - Editorial Intern in New York, NY

    I worked at W.W. Norton as an intern (less than a year)


    The Editorial internship at W.W. Norton was a great chance to learn about the ins and outs of text-book publishing. From communicating with reviewers and authors to compiling permissions archives and sitting in on production meetings, I feel more prepared to enter a career in publishing.


    The intern culture was very solitary and the accomidations for interns left a lot to be desired. If you work here as an intern, you should be comfortable working for long hours on archaic equipment.

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    Make more of an effort to reach out to new employees and interns, sometimes it felt difficult to communicate with managerial and senior staff as an intern.

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Updated Mar 23, 2015
Updated Mar 23, 2015

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    I applied through college or university – interviewed at W.W. Norton.

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    Got an email back after applying through my university, phone interview then scheduled an in-person interview. Heard back a few weeks later. Pretty easy process! Interview questions are usually unique to the person interviewing you/your manager.

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Website www.wwnorton.com
Headquarters New York, NY
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1923
Type Company - Private
Industry Media
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
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Anyone who ever lugged around one of W.W. Norton's literary anthologies knows that this company isn't really into light reading. But its publishing activities go beyond hefty college textbooks to include general-interest (fiction, history, biography) and professional (psychotherapy, architecture and design) books. W.W. Norton has published the works of authors ranging from... More

Mission: W.W. Norton & Company is the oldest and largest publishing house owned wholly by its employees. W.W. Norton & Company strives to carry out the imperative of its founder... More

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