Monday, January 18, 2010

Taylor and Francis Internship

Our current Editorial Intern’s last day here will be on January 8.

We are currently in the process of looking for a new intern to begin soon after that.

Position Title: Editorial Intern Taylor & Francis, Inc. (Academic Publishers)

General Statement:
Building on two centuries of experience, Taylor & Francis has grown rapidly over the last two decades to become a leading international academic publisher of both books and journals. The Philadelphia office oversees the production, marketing, and management of all US-based journals for the company. The primary function of this position is to expose the student to all aspects of the publishing business while assisting the Editorial Department with the management of our journals. This is NOT a writing or editing position.

Summary of Duties:
 Update and maintain databases of contact information and other information
 Research and maintain indexing/abstracting information and services
 Internet research
 Assist in maintaining complimentary copy list
 Coordinate mailings
 Assist in handling routine inquiries and paperwork
 Maintain efficient journal filing system
 Assist with maintenance of website content
 Handle specific projects as assigned

Required Skills:
Knowledge of PCs; computer programs MS Word, Excel, and the Internet. Familiarity with MS Access a plus. Must be organized and efficient. Ability to balance ongoing projects and day to day work load.

Hours:
Minimum 15 hours per week. Paid position=$9/hour.

Location:
Taylor & Francis office is located in downtown Philadelphia in the historic district at 325 Chestnut Street.

If you know of any college students who are looking for an internship in the publishing industry, please have them send a cover letter and resume to philaeditorial@taylorandfrancis.com.

Chris Tiefel

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