Intern, Library Editorial, Remote

Location US-Remote
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/6/2023 6:33 PM)
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Editorial (US) - Online Products


The SAGE Library Editorial Internship offers current undergraduate or graduate students the opportunity to learn more about the academic publishing industry while developing the skills needed to succeed in editorial positions.


This internship will teach someone about academic publishing and allow them to gain hands-on experience in the Library Editorial department, working across several interdisciplinary products They will engage in project-based work pertaining to library and digital educational products. 


This internship is a part-time (15-25 hours per week Monday-Friday) position expected to begin late April/early May and run for the duration of the summer, with the possibility of extending into the fall semester based on performance and continued interest. Interns may work remotely or from one of our two main offices in Washington, DC, or Thousand Oaks, CA.

Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities

This role will assist, maintain, and help drive a range of editorial activities, including, but not limited to, the following:


  • Assist editors in conducting commissioning and peer review research to monitor emerging discipline trends within business and management
  • Conduct market research in ed-tech fields and assist with business school dean research and outreach
  • Assist in market research and basic editorial work
  • Assist in updating and organizing PowerPoint presentations
  • Perform light developmental editing on new submissions and learn the peer review process
  • Assist editors in basic editorial work, including reviewing content metadata for completeness and accuracy and generating ideas for video and non-text content
  • Assist editors in conducting original research and preparing graphic files and data visualizations for reports
  • Provide user testing and feedback on new products and platforms
  • Participate in regular and ad hoc meetings
  • Assist in other general tasks, such as preparing manuscripts for the production process and keeping information updated in our publishing systems

Qualifications & Education

This internship is best suited to self-starters who are curious, organized, take initiative, ask questions, share feedback, participate in meetings, and are passionate about higher education and the power and impact of social science and business and management research. Candidates should also possess a combination equivalent to, but not limited to, the following:


  • Currently working toward the completion of a degree at an accredited college or university, preferably in English, Communication, Journalism, Marketing, Publishing, or related field
  • Must be highly proficient in the Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Must be a quick learner and a self-starter who is comfortable meeting deadlines
  • Able to read, analyze, and interpret concepts, documents, requirements, etc.
  • Able to maintain high level of confidentiality and professionalism and work with tact and diplomacy
  • Able to multitask while maintaining attention to detail
  • Able to work in an constantly evolving environment requiring flexibility
  • Able to meet deadlines, show up for meetings, and work professionally under pressure
  • Have exemplary internal/external customer communication skills
  • Possess effective decision-making skills


Pay Transparency

SAGE is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. 


Compensation at SAGE is influenced by several factors, including but not limited to skill set, nature and level of experience, qualifications, and other relevant considerations. The part-time hourly amount for this position is $16.00. If your desired salary falls outside of this range, we hope you'll still apply as there may be other positions that better align.


SAGE offers freedom and autonomy in your day-to-day with hybrid or remote work, depending on the role. Join the nearly 2,000 SAGE employees worldwide who deliver products and services that serve to fulfill our noble goal of education and dissemination of knowledge globally. We’d love to meet you!

SAGE U.S. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Charter

SAGE Publishing is committed to being an inclusive employer where all individuals are treated with fairness and respect, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and partnership status, pregnancy and parental responsibilities, race, religion and belief, sex, or sexual orientation.


We believe that diversity is a cornerstone of a vibrant culture. We want SAGE to be an organization where the most talented staff and high-potential staff are recruited, have the opportunity to grow, and want to work. We strive to achieve a better representation of diverse talent at all levels, including leadership, across our workforce.


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