Make Way For Books Internship

Sponsor Organization

Make Way for Books

Description

Position Title: Digital Division Creative Writing Intern  
Duration: 8 hours per week for 16 weeks
Stipend: $200

Duties and requirements

Essential Duties: 

  • Create original, age-appropriate, diverse children’s book manuscripts 
  • Researches developmentally appropriate and culturally relevant books 
  • Works with Digital Director to ensure high quality of manuscripts for potential publication in app 
  • Aids in the preparation and formatting of selected manuscripts for publication via the app 
  • Assists with publicity of the app

Position Requirements:

  • Knowledge of children’s literature and books appropriate for ages three through five years
  • Experience with creative writing / story structure and knowledge of children’s book publishing
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office or Google Productivity software (Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher / Google Drive, Documents, Sheets) and basic office practices
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a self-managed team environment
  • Ability to show initiative and motivation
  • Ability to work during evenings and on weekends

Experience:

  • Experience in early literacy/early childhood education

How to apply

Please send resume, cover letter, and short creative writing sample to Stephanie Pearmain at pearmain@email.arizona.edu and Fernando González at fernando@makewayforbooks.org.