Friday, February 8, 2008

Wiley Internships

Looks like Wiley is gearing up for the summer internship season already. Yesterday the company officially posted the internships to its job openings site. I can't emphasize enough how important an internship can be for getting relevant experience to put on your resume.

Here's the description (the punctuation is theirs, not mine):

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. offers a structured ten-week summer internship program for students typically between their junior and senior years of college who aspire to careers in the publishing industry. Cited in the Princeton Review's America's Top 100 Internships as one of the best internships available for students, the Wiley program provides students with the opportunity to gain practical work experience and learn from publishing professionals.

Internship assignments exist in a variety of areas within the company such as Marketing, Editorial, Production, Information Technology, New Media, Customer Service and Publicity, and are based at our corporate office in Hoboken, New Jersey (just across the river from Manhattan), at our distribution center in Somerset, New Jersey, at Wiley's locations in San Francisco, California, Indianapolis, Indiana and in Malden, Massachusetts. The program combines on-the-job training with seminars and group luncheons.

Internship programs are available throughout the year. The summer program offers a weekly stipend and runs from May through August. If you are interested in applying for an internship, submit a letter addressing why you would like to be selected for the program and areas of interest along with a resume. Summer internship applications should be submitted by April 1.

To apply for a Wiley internship, please use the following contact information or visit Wiley’s U.S. Career Site, choose a location and submit your resume indicating an interest in our internship program:

John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Internship Program
Human Resources Department
111 River Street
Hoboken, NJ 07030-5774
Fax: (201) 748-6049, Attn: Internship Program

US Distribution Center-USDC
Attn: Internship Program
1 Wiley Drive
Somerset, NJ 08875-1272
Fax: (732) 302-2300, Attn: Internship Program

John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Jossey-Bass, Pfeiffer & Sybex imprints
989 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Fax: (415) 433-5015, Attn: Internship Program

Wiley Publishing, Inc.
10475 Crosspoint Blvd.
Indianapolis, IN 46256
Telephone: 317.572.3000
Fax: 317.572.4001, Attn: Internship Program

Wiley Publishing Inc.
Commerce Place
350 Main Street
Malden, MA 02148
Telephone: 781.388.8200
Fax: 781.388.8210, Attn: Internship Program

Wiley is an equal opportunity employer, committed to attracting and retaining a talented and diverse workforce that will allow us to compete effectively in a diverse, global marketplace. We are further committed to fostering a work environment in which all colleagues are valued and can enjoy professional success.

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