Summer Internships at Hachette Book Group

The Intern Program

Hachette Book Group’s summer internship program offers students an opportunity to learn about the publishing industry and explore an area of interest. To learn more about the company, visit our career site:

FAQs About the Program

  • When to Apply: Apply July through September for the fall program, November through Janaury for the spring program, and January through March for the summer program.
  • Is a Cover Letter Required? Yes! Applications without a cover letter won’t be considered. In your cover letter, explain in detail why you want to work for HBG and the department you’re targeting. Mention book genres you love and some of your favorite titles.
  • What Experience Is Required? Previous publishing experience isn’t necessary, but HBG does look for candidates who demonstrate their commitment to reading and writing through various activities such as bookstore, blogging, or literary journal involvement.
  • Can Candidates from Outside NYC Apply? Yes, absolutely! Many local NYC universities have summer housing options. Plus, the We Need Diverse Books Foundation offers grants.

Positions to Check out – more appear on their careers page

  • Marketing Intern, Little Brown Spark & Voracious
  • Editorial Intern, Little, Brown and Company
  • Marketing Intern, Algonquin Young Readers
  • Orbit Books Intern
  • Managing Editorial Intern, Little, Brown

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By Kelly McSergi
Kelly McSergi Assistant Director of Employer Relations