SAGE

Online Editorial Internship

US-DC-Washington, D.C.
4 weeks ago
Req #
17-4889
# Positions
1
Category
Editorial (US) - Online Products

Overview

SAGE is an international academic publisher of books, online reference products, journals, and textbooks across the social sciences. This spring internship offers an opportunity to work with the Online Library Editorial team, which publishes print and electronic content for college and university libraries. The intern will support a team of editors to research, build, and maintain online products. In particular, this intern will work primarily with our online statistical suite of products for the academic library market (with work on political, demographic, and business-related topics). There may also be opportunities to work on other projects in the business and management field.

Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Analyzing and preparing content for online publication, including data input, cleaning, and formatting
  • Researching and collecting potential content sources for inclusion in online products
  • Cataloging and refining metadata that support our online products
  • Performing accuracy and quality control tasks
  • Serving as a test user of product website functionality and content and offering constructive feedback
  • Writing scripts for how-to videos and other materials to showcase the relevance of our content to students and researchers
  • Supporting social media and other marketing efforts to highlight the content of our online products

Qualifications & Education

We are looking for someone who is extremely detail-oriented, an independent worker, and a quick learner. Applicants must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program, preferably in the social sciences or business and management. Applicants should have experience using Excel and be comfortable working in it on a regular basis.

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