Sunday, December 2, 2012

We're Seeking an Intern!

We are looking for a Winter Break Permissions Intern who is passionate about educational publishing, higher education, technology, and lowering the cost of textbooks.

About SharedBook, Inc:
Located in the downtown New York City, SharedBook is a technology company that enables academic, corporate and consumer partners to dynamically produce personalized and customized books and documents. Please visit us a www.AcademicPub.com and www.SharedBook.com.

Internship Summary:
We are currently recruiting for candidates to join our team as a Winter Break Permissions Intern. As a winter intern you will get hands on experience with copyright clearance, interactions with publishers, discussions with professors, rights management, textbook creation and more. There will also be a chance to be involved in marketing for candidates who are interested.

The chosen intern will have the opportunity to collaborate with key team members who are working on AcademicPub - an exciting new product that is lowering the cost of texts for students while making it easier for professors and bookstores to put together appropriate course materials. 

Qualifications & Experience:

ο Must be currently enrolled as an undergraduate in a 2 or 4-year college. Would also consider highly qualified high school seniors.
ο Computer skills: Excellent internet and search skills, Microsoft Word, scanning, Microsoft Excel.
ο Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
ο Highly organized, efficient and results oriented.
ο Strong professional, interpersonal and teamwork skills.
ο Self-motivated, ability to work on projects autonomously.

Hours: 6-12 a week, flexible.

Contact:
If you are self-motivated, confident and want to get real hands-on experience from skilled and knowledgeable professionals in the educational publishing field, please respond to ssoloway (at) sharedbook(dot)com with a cover letter and your resume.