Papercutz Summer Internships

May 14th, 2014 // by Beth // No Comments

We’re very excited to announce that we will be offering two internships at Papercutz this summer. In addition to our ongoing Editorial internship we are also adding a new Digital Media internship program.

The internships are unpaid and all are welcome to apply, but preference will be given to applicants that can receive undergrad or grad school credit. 10-week internship, 2 days a week at our offices in New York. See all the details for each internship below.

Papercutz Summer Editorial Internship

Papercutz Graphic Novels is looking for a Summer Editorial Intern to provide assistance to the Editorial department. Candidates should have an interest in comic book publishing with a strong background in creative writing and proofreading. Duties include proofreading comics lettering and scripts, organizing references for artists by navigating several online file databases, assisting in book design and production, and providing online research related to comics adaptations of literary works.

Requirements:

  • This internship is unpaid. Preference will be given to applicants that can receive college or graduate school credit but credit is not required.
  • Must be available 10 hours a week (2 days) to come into the Papercutz office in Manhattan. 10 week internship. (June-August)
  • Able to show experience in creative writing and editing.
  • A strong interest in publishing, specifically in comics writing and/or editing.
  • Must be able to bring your own laptop with Internet and Word Processing abilities for use in the office
  • Preferred applicants will have basic computer experience with relevant programs including MS Word and email. Experience in Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and InDesign is a plus, but not necessary for consideration.

Send resumes and cover letters to scorzato@papercutz.com by May 30.

Papercutz Summer Digital Media Internship

Papercutz Graphic Novels is looking for a Summer Digital Media Intern to provide assistance to the Marketing department. Candidates should have an interest in comic book publishing with a strong background in graphic design and digital marketing. Duties and projects for the summer will include creating digital previews of Papercutz titles, creating graphics for marketing use, assistance with social media campaigns and building and maintenance of Papercutz websites.

Requirements:

  • This internship is unpaid. Preference will be given to applicants that can receive college or graduate school credit but credit is not required.
  • Must be available 10 hours a week (2 days) to come into the Papercutz office in Manhattan. 10 week internship. (June-August)
  • Able to show experience in graphic design.
  • A strong interest in publishing and marketing, specifically in comics.
  • Must be able to bring your own laptop with Internet and Word Processing abilities for use in the office
  • Preferred applicants will have basic computer experience with relevant programs including MS Word, email and photo editing software. Preferred applicants will also have experience with online programs such as WordPress, Mailchimp, and various social media platforms.
  • Experience using Acrobat Pro, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and with HTML and CSS is a plus, but not necessary for consideration.

Send resumes and cover letters to scorzato@papercutz.com by May 30.

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