The summer internship will run ten consecutive weeks in New York City, June 3 – August 9. The recipient will work 28 hours per week, earning $15.00 per hour. Sigma Tau Delta will provide the recipient an additional $1,500 stipend to assist with expenses.
Interns may assist with the following in one of the editorial departments at Penguin Random House:
- Reading and evaluating manuscripts
- Writing reader’s reports and rejection letters
- Researching permission requests, attending meetings, and preparing manuscripts for transmittal
- Administrative duties including mailings, filing, updating the submission logs, and routing materials
Preliminary screening will be made by a Sigma Tau Delta panel of judges, and the top five applications will be forwarded to Penguin Random House for their final round of screening. Applicants will be notified by March 1, whether they are among the five finalists.
Summer Penguin Random House Internship applications accepted December 3, 2018 – January 14, 2019.