W.W. Norton

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W.W. Norton – New York – “500 5th Avenue”

Headquarters New York, NY
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 1923
Type Company - Private
Industry Media
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable
Competitors Unknown

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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Pros: I worked here as an intern, and my supervisor assigned me projects as needed. The work was manageable, but if something arose, my supervisor was very understanding. The majority of my projects were self-paced -as I finished one, I would go on to the… Full Review

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No Offer – Reviewed Feb 26, 2014

Interview Details – I applied for an intern position at W.W.Norton and heard back from the company about a week or two later. We set up a one on one interview (no phone screen) for the next week. It was all quick, easy and my interviewer was really nice. The rooms are really small/no windows, which can be a killer for…Full Interview

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