Internship of the Month: AAP-UNCF Internship Program

The internship is open to college juniors and seniors with an interest in pursuing a career in the publishing industry.

The AAP-UNCF Internship Program, sponsored in partnership with the Association of American Publishers, is seeking college juniors and seniors with an interest in pursuing a career in the publishing industry. Candidates will be selected to intern at AAP member publishing companies and work in departmental areas such as editorial, marketing, art, sales, subsidiary rights, audio and digital media, production, design and software and digital engineering based on their interests, qualifications and the company’s business needs.

Internship Locations

  • New York, NY
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Chicago, IL
  • Boston, MA
  • St. Louis, MO
  • Washington, DC

Participating Companies

  • Elsevier (RELX)
  • Hachette Book Group
  • HarperCollins
  • Macmillan Publishing
  • Penguin Random House
  • Scholastic Corporation
  • W.W. Norton

Program Components

  • Paid summer internships at leading publishing companies
  • Scholars matched with mentors from the companies where they are placed
  • Supplemental housing support as needed will be coordinated by UNCF

Eligibility Criteria

All qualified participants of the AAP-UNCF Internship Program must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • African American student enrolled full time at an accredited, four-year, historically black college or university (HBCU)
  • Juniors or seniors
  • Must be in a liberal arts, science, technology, engineering, mathematics or business field of study
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • U.S. citizen or a permanent resident

Application Close Date

April 13, 2018; 11:59 PM EST

Click here for details and to apply.

For additional information, e-mail Melissa.Jordan@UNCF.org