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Social Science Books Intern, Springer Nature Opening Doors Program

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Springer Nature Group


28d ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship

New York

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Off-cycle Internship

Science•New York


  • Are you looking for an internship that provides hands-on experience in research publishing and the chance to make connections at one of the largest publishers of education and research content?
  • The Springer Nature Opening Doors Program Social Science Books internship is a paid opportunity for students and recent graduates in the NY area to gain experience in research and science news publishing in our journals, books or magazines.


  • Currently enrolled in a graduate program, or be a recent graduate in a Social Sciences discipline
  • Available to start in June 2024 for an internship of up to six months
  • Strong interest in a career in research publishing
  • Responsible, organized, detail-oriented, strong communicator, and curious

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • The successful applicant will sit across the Social Sciences and Politics & International Studies Books Teams, as part of the Research Publishing division of Springer Nature. If selected for this internship, you will work closely with a team of acquisitions editors to manage a prestigious book program in these areas. Specific tasks may include assisting in peer reviews of new books and books under contract, identification of new potential authors and publishing opportunities (including use of data-driven tools to identify growth areas), helping authors prepare manuscripts for production, ensuring information in databases is accurate and up-to-date, writing marketing texts, attending external meetings, and related duties.
  • What’s in it for you?:
  • Developing knowledge and experience in academic social science publishing, particularly for book acquisitions
  • Developing skills in communication, analysis, and project management
  • Hands-on experience with Microsoft Office and Google suite, as well as publishing databases.
  • A stipend for the duration of the internship: $20/hour for a 35-hour week
  • Hands-on experience at one of the largest academic publishing groups and the opportunity to learn from experienced publishing professionals
  • Support from a buddy from one of Springer Nature’s employee networks that connect people who share a common identity.
  • Access to career development, training and events, including an overview of different business areas at Springer Nature and advice on the job application process
  • The opportunity to work on projects related to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the publishing industry


Work type

Full time

Work mode


Application deadline

Apr 19, 2024


New York