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2023 Summer Remote Internship: Production Editorial

Learn about the world of publishing!


Discover career opportunities in our PRODUCTION EDITORIAL 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 a 10-week PAID, REMOTE internship opportunity available in our adult, children’s, and corporate divisions. Interns are exposed to the publishing process and our business through panels, networking events, and employee speaker series!
Summer interns work for 28 hours per week and are paid $20/hour. 


Eligible candidates:

  • Current undergraduate students who will graduate on or before May 2024 or
  • Current students in graduate degree programs and/or 
  • Workforce ready applicants


                                         *You do not need to be enrolled in college or have a degree to apply to our internship program.*

Application Deadline: March 24, 2023 at 11:59pm EST
Program Dates: June 5, 2023 – August 11, 2023



Production Editorial

Oversees the copyediting, proofreading, and indexing of titles across our adult and children’s imprints. Production editors review text, proofread jackets and manuscripts, and hire and oversee the work of freelancers. Collaborating with editorial, art/design, and various departments, our production editors confirm all corrections are properly made before the manuscript goes to print.


Some responsibilities may include copyediting and proofreading various materials including TI sheets, reader guides, cover copy and marketing materials, learning how to slug (check changes), assisting with freelancer communication and attending book scheduling meetings.



Submit your resume and cover letter using our online application process. 


You must submit a cover letter to be considered for our internship program.  In your cover letter, please indicate if you have a preference for working with adult or children's books. Share what genre(s) would you like to work with!


**If you are interested in other departments, please view and apply to other internship postings on our career page.**


Penguin Random House job postings include a good faith compensation range for each open position. The salary range listed is specific to each particular open position and takes into account various factors including the specifics of the individual role, and candidate's relevant experience and qualifications.

Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits program. Our range of benefits include, but are not limited to, Medical/Prescription drug insurance, Dental, Vision, Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Health Savings Account, Pre-Tax and Roth 401(k), Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance, Life/AD&D Insurance, Commuter Benefits, Student Loan Repayment Program, Educational Assistance & generous paid time off.

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 300 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.



Company: Penguin Random House LLC 

Country: United States of America 

State/Region: New York 

City: New York 

Postal Code: 10019 

Job ID: 257879

Date:  Feb 24, 2023

New York, NY, US, 10019

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

Job Segment: Book Publishing, Summer Internship, Proofreading, Copy Editor, Intern, Publishing, Entry Level, Creative

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