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Media Editorial Intern for Social Sciences
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Macmillan Learning is a part of the family-owned Holtzbrinck group of companies and is one of the leading educational technology companies. Through deep partnership with the world's best researchers, educators, administrators, and developers, we facilitate teaching and learning opportunities that spark student engagement and improve outcomes. We provide educators with tailored solutions designed to inspire student curiosity and measure progress. Macmillan Learning is comprised of renowned brands including Bedford/St. Martins, W.H. Freeman, Worth Publishers, Sapling Learning, SkyFactor, Intellus Learning, Late Nite Labs, and Hayden-McNeil. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to reflecting a broad representation of differences -- race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, physical ability, age, family status, economic background and status, geographical background and status, and perspective-- in our workplace. The successful candidate for this position will become an employee of Bedford Freeman & Worth Publishing Group, LLC ("BFW"), d/b/a Macmillan Learning. Bedford Freeman & Worth Publishing Group, LLC has developed an affirmative action program in compliance with the NY Department of Education's guidance. Portions of the affirmative action program are available for review by applicants and employees by contacting Human Resources.

Requirements Macmillan Learning is currently offering a paid internship opportunity for fall 2019. Interns will be provided with the opportunity to participate in work related assignments, gain practical work experience, and network with employees from various departments. The Macmillan Learning Internship Program is available for students currently enrolled in a college or university or recent graduates within the past 3 months.

The Media Editorial Intern for Social Sciences will assist the media editors in procuring, evaluating, and preparing content for posting in LaunchPad (the Macmillan Learning platform). This includes a range of content from assessment to videos to interactive activities and the intern will have the opportunity to be a part of the process that transforms content from an idea to a complete product online. The Media Editorial group at Macmillan is on the front lines of the rapid changes in digital content in educational publishing and this is an opportunity to see what goes on firsthand. The intern will also help with administrative tasks (data entry, formatting, surveys, and archive organization) as needed.

Major Responsibilities:

Major responsibilities for the Media Editorial Intern include:

* Assisting with turnover of media and supplement content to production
* Researching competing products and tracking customer feedback to help with product development
* Performing administrative tasks such as copying, data entry, conducting reviews/surveys, and organizing product inventories
* Other tasks as necessary to the Media Editorial group in developing and publishing content to LaunchPad

Required Skills / Knowledge:

The Media Editorial Intern will need excellent oral and written communication skills and an ability to manage multiple deadlines when working with different media editors. A proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Docs is required. Current college students with a major in psychology, sociology, or English is a plus.

Thanks and we look forward to receiving your application!

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