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Date: Sep 2, 2017

Location: Emeryville, CA, US, 94608

Status: Open Position

Company: Penguin Random House US 

Requisition ID: 9146 

We are currently seeking an intern to join the editorial team. This internship consists of 28 hours per week through the end of 2017.  The position provides an opportunity to assist senior-level professionals in the Ten Speed Press office in California with daily editorial activities, including general administrative duties, acquisitions research, and project support.


The ideal candidate will be able to efficiently manage a diverse set of responsibilities. We are seeking a strong writer who has a broad reading sensibility and an interest in illustrated nonfiction books in the categories in which we publish. The position requires curiosity, a sense of humor, and a collaborative nature.


Additional requirements include:

  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize in a high-volume environment.
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to multi-task successfully.
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines.


Penguin Random House is the leading adult and children’s publishing house in North America, the United Kingdom and many other regions around the world.  In publishing the best books in every genre and subject for all ages, we are committed to quality, excellence in execution, and innovation throughout the entire publishing process: editorial, design, marketing, publicity, sales, production, and distribution.  Our vibrant and diverse international community of nearly 250 publishing brands and imprints include Ballantine Bantam Dell, Berkley, Clarkson Potter, Crown, DK, Doubleday, Dutton, Grosset & Dunlap, Little Golden Books, Knopf, Modern Library, Pantheon, Penguin Books, Penguin Press, Penguin Random House Audio, Penguin Young Readers, Portfolio, Puffin, Putnam, Random House, Random House Children’s Books, Riverhead, Ten Speed Press, Viking, and Vintage, among others.  More information can be found at


Penguin Random House values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.


Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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