Summer Remote Intern - Subrights

Penguin Random House

Remote / Virtual 6 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Internship
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

Learn about the world of publishing!

Discover career opportunities in our SUBRIGHTS department.

Our dedicated team of publishing professionals is committed to helping authors realize their very best work and to finding innovative new ways of bringing stories and ideas to audiences worldwide. Find your story in our books!

Subsidiary Rights
Our subsidiary rights departments look additional sources of profit for a title, including serials, translations, book clubs, and paperback, audio and e-book rights

Some responsibilities may include writing submission letters, assisting with follow up on international and domestic book club and serial submissions, and assisting in creating reports and performing rights research.


Penguin Random House offers a 10-week PAID, REMOTE internship opportunity available in our adult, children's, and corporate divisions. Interns are exposed to the publishing process and our business through panels, networking events, and employee speaker series!

Summer interns work for 28 hours per week and are paid $20/hour.

What you study does not matter! We are looking for your desire to work with books, your drive to learn and your curiosity for the publishing industry.

Application Deadline: October 20th 2023 at 11:59pm EST

Program Dates: June 3, 2024 – August 11, 2024

• Must be ready to work full-time on or before June 2024 (You do not need to be enrolled in college or have a degree to apply to our internship program).
• Able to work 28 hours/week throughout the program
• Available and commit to the program working June 3, 2024 – August 11, 2024
• Must reside in the US for the duration of the internship program
• Must be over the age of 18


Submit your resume and cover letter using our online application process. You must submit a cover letter to be considered for our internship program. In your cover letter, please indicate if you have a preference for working with adult or children's books or if you are particularly interested in any genre(s).
**While you may apply for more than one internship opportunity, we encourage you to apply for the areas you are most interested in.**

Penguin Random House job postings include a good faith compensation range for each open position. The salary range listed is specific to each particular open position and takes into account various factors including the specifics of the individual role, and candidate's relevant experience and qualifications.

Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits program. Our range of benefits include, but are not limited to, Medical/Prescription drug insurance, Dental, Vision, Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Health Savings Account, Pre-Tax and Roth 401(k), Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance, Life/AD&D Insurance, Commuter Benefits, Student Loan Repayment Program, Educational Assistance & generous paid time off.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gmywy2-44-197-111-121-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary: $20.00 Per Hour ($ USD)
Company Profile
Penguin Random House

Penguin Random House is the leading adult and children’s publishing house in North America, the United Kingdom and many other regions around the world. In publishing the best books in every genre and subject for all ages, we are committed to quality, excellence in execution, and innovation throughout the entire publishing process: editorial, design, marketing, publicity, sales, production, and distribution.