Penguin Random House Summer Internships

The Penguin Random House internship program offers candidates the opportunity to work in the Penguin Random House Adult & Children’s divisions, attend weekly professional development programming, and learn about the world of publishing. This program is intended to provide opportunities for racially/ethnically underrepresented groups in the publishing industry. Active chapter members interested in learning about the world of marketing in book publishing are encouraged to apply. No prior publishing experience is required.

During the summer program, interns will work remote for 28 hours per week at a pay rate of $20/hr. Intern schedules will be flexible to account for candidates who may be located in a variety of time zones.

Internship Details

  • 2023 PRH Summer Internships Offered: Editorial, Sales, Marketing & Publicity, Finance, Production Editorial, Art & Design, and Subrights
  • Special Opportunity: Kodansha editorial is one of the departments that will get an intern during the summer. While the responsibilities are similar to the other editorial intern spots, Kodansha works with manga and they require someone to read and write Japanese.
  • Internship Dates: June 12 – August 18, 2023
  • PRH Direct Internship Application Portal—Applications accepted through March 24, 2023
  • Eligibility
    • Current undergraduate students who will graduate on or before May 2024
    • Current students in graduate degree programs
    • Workforce ready applicants for summer 2023

Sigma Tau Delta Priority Applications Now Closed

Applications for the priority application closed on February 6. The priority applicants will be selected and announced on March 6. If you applied for Sigma Tau Delta Priority Application, you must also apply for the internship directly through PRH. The names of our priority candidates will be forward to PRH after March 6 and they will advance the application you submitted to them to the final interview rounds.

Applying Directly to Penguin Random House

All members, regardless whether they applied to Sigma Tau Delta for priority selection, need to apply directly to Penguin Random House for a summer internship position. All Sigma Tau Delta members who receive a 2023 summer internship with PRH will receive a stipend from Sigma Tau Delta of $700, regardless of if they applied for priority consideration.

PRH Direct Internship Application Portal—Applications accepted through March 24, 2023

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