2021 Fall Internship: Publicity

Learn about the world of Publishing!

Discover career opportunities in our PUBLICITY department.



Our dedicated team of publishing professionals is committed to helping authors realize their very best work and to finding innovative new ways of bringing stories and ideas to audiences worldwide. Find your story in our books!



Penguin Random House offers 8-week PAID internship opportunities available in our adult, children’s, and corporate divisions. Interns are exposed to the publishing process and our business through panels, networking events, and even brown bag lunches throughout the semester! Fall interns work for 14 hours per week and are paid $20/hr. Intern schedules will be flexible to account for applicants who may be located in a variety of time zones – our HQ is in New York so we work on EST.


Program Dates: Tuesday September 28, 2021 – Monday November 22, 2021


**We encourage you to outline whether you have a preference to any one specific or all of our Imprints or Departments in your cover letter.**




Departmental Description:


Generate exposure and “buzz” for new books and plan a book and the author’s public reception including: review coverage, media attention, and bookstore appearances. Publicists also help create social media outreach, author tours, author signings, readings, and other events.



To be eligible, you must be a rising college senior, a graduate; and/or any candidate available for full-time employment within 6 months to 1 year. You need not be enrolled in college or have a degree to apply to our internship program.  You must be located in the US during the dates of the program.



Submit your resume using our online application process.  Cover letters are encouraged and we recommend that you please indicate if you have a preference for working with adult or children's books or if you are particularly interested in any genre(s). We look forward to hearing from you!


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 http://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/.


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.



Company: Penguin Random House LLC 

Country: United States of America 

State/Region: New York 

City: New York 

Postal Code: 10019 

Job ID: 150683

Date:  May 28, 2021

New York, NY, US, 10019

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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