Work at UPM this Summer

UPM is looking for a summer intern to fill a position generously supported by the Richard and Selby McRae Foundation.

The McRae Publishing Internship offers a singular educational opportunity to young men and women interested in book publishing to start their careers as interns and gain valuable practical knowledge about the publishing industry. Interns will learn about publishing while providing assistance to and working under the supervision of the Press’s full-time staff in a variety of tasks. 

Previous interns have gone on to jobs in publishing or related fields or continued their education by attending university-affiliated publishing programs. 

The position requires a minimum of 25 hours per week with a preference for more hours if possible. The monthly stipend will vary based on the amount of time worked. The application deadline is April 10.

This position will involve assisting in a variety of tasks, including:
  • proofreading book descriptions, captions, and indexes 
  • preparing letters, reports, and checklists 
  • checking permissions 
  • Maintaining the press’s reviewer database, marketing mailing list, and e-mail contacts 
  • Performing clerical duties such as filing and copying
  • Scanning books for electronic conversion
  • Checking the quality of e-book editions
  • Maintaining an electronic rights database
  • Assisting in the dissemination of information to the press’s electronic partners 

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Editorial Assistant Katie Keene at on or before April 10.