SALE! Save 40% on UNC Press print books during our American History Sale with discount code 01DAH40. See details.

SALE! Save 40% on UNC Press print books during our American History Sale with discount code 01DAH40. See details.

Now Hiring: Project Intern

Project Intern, Germanic Languages and Literatures Series

Description

UNC Press is looking for a Project Intern to work on a NEH / Mellon Foundation-funded project, “Recovering an Important Body of Work in German Studies: Reissuing the UNC Studies in Germanic Languages & Literatures Series.” The Project Intern will work with John McLeod, director of the Office of Scholarly Publishing Services, to digitize out-of-print books for reissue as ebooks. The intern’s time will be divided between the Press and the Department of Germanic & Slavic Languages and Literatures at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Contacting authors and rights holders, communicating about the project, and answering basic questions
  • Reviewing contract files for rights and permissions issues
  • Organizing information for 125 books that will be turned into metadata
  • Creating cover and copyright pages using a template format in InDesign

Preferred qualifications

  • Good communications skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to learn how to work in a FileMaker database
  • Ability to learn how to use Adobe CS / InDesign at a very basic level
  • German language skills a plus, but not required

Schedule and Compensation

The position is for the summer of 2019 through the fall 2019 semester, up to 15 hours weekly, $10/hour. Schedule is flexible and can accommodate changing class schedules.

To Apply

Interested candidates should contact Adele Sommerville at:  asommerville@uncpress.org.

The University of North Carolina Press values diversity, equity, and inclusion in word and deed. Our work reflects a commitment to engaging diverse voices and experiences. Similarly, we value a workplace that welcomes different perspectives to enhance the quality of our decision making as we carry out our work. We are strategically engaged in creating and enhancing policies and practices that will attract, retain, and develop a staff that is diverse along many dimensions.

UNC PRESS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M/F/D/V