Papercutz Graphic Novels is looking for a Fall Editorial Intern to provide assistance to the Editorial department. Candidates should have an interest in comic book publishing with a strong background in creative writing and proofreading. Duties include proofreading comics lettering and scripts, organizing references for artists by navigating several online file databases, assisting in book design and production, and providing online research related to comics adaptations of literary works.
-This internship is unpaid. Preference will be given to applicants that can receive college or graduate school credit but credit is not required.
-Must be available 10 hours a week (2 days) to come into the Papercutz office in Manhattan. 10 week internship. (October-December)
-Able to show experience in creative writing and editing.
-A strong interest in publishing, specifically in comics writing and/or editing.
-Must be able to bring your own laptop with Internet and Word Processing abilities for use in the office
Preferred applicants will have basic computer experience with relevant programs including MS Word and email. Experience in Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and InDesign is a plus, but not necessary for consideration.
Papercutz is dedicated to publishing great graphic novels for all ages. Popular with reluctant readers and gifted readers alike, Papercutz graphic novels for kids, tweens, and teens include a wide range of genres, including humor, action adventure, mystery, horror, and favorite characters. Papercutz is proud to be the only publisher exclusively dedicated to children’s graphic novels. We work every day to introduce young readers to the imaginative wonders waiting to be discovered in comics.
Send resumes and cover letters to firstname.lastname@example.org by September 19.