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Apply for a spring 2018 Horn Book internship!

Interested in learning more about the children’s book industry, book reviewing, or how magazines and review journals operate? A Horn Book internship is a great place to start.

Our editorial interns are an invaluable help in managing the gazillion books that enter and leave our office (and if the phrase “gazillion books” sounds appealing to you, you’re probably a good fit). They unpack boxes from publishers, shelve books, and send mailings to reviewers — all while becoming familiar with publishing trends. They also write blog posts, comment on whether books are worthy of starred reviews, participate in meetings, and sometimes help with scanning art. They take on oddball projects like poring over back issues to track down an old editorial. Oh, and sometimes they get free books.

We offer spring, summer, and fall internships. The next application deadline, for 2018 spring internships, is November 1. Each internship is ten hours per week (with occasional opportunities for extra hours) and pays $11 per hour. To apply, send a resume and cover letter to Shoshana Flax (sflax at hbook dot com).

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Shoshana Flax About Shoshana Flax

Shoshana Flax, assistant editor for The Horn Book, Inc., is a former bookseller and holds an MFA in Writing for Children from Simmons College.

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