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Publishing Services Internship

Kendall Hunt Publishing Company

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ID: 45445

Posted On 03/26/2024

Job Overview

Kendall Hunt Publishing is looking for the next freshman, sophomore, or junior standing Publishing Services Intern to join our Higher Education team. This position will allow you to explore the field of publishing while assisting in the development and production of print and digital educational products. This internship is an in-person position located in our home office in Dubuque, Iowa; no remote work is currently available.

Who Is Kendall Hunt Publishing?

Throughout its history, Kendall Hunt Publishing has grown with an emphasis on its employees, fearlessness in innovation, and a strong grip on its values. Today Kendall Hunt continues to expand by growing its number of educational products, creating new companies, and extending its services across the country and beyond. Through diversity and willingness to adapt to the ever-changing publishing industry, Kendall Hunt is a company dedicated to growing with the public to best serve the people of the community.

When you work at Kendall Hunt, you immediately notice the collaboration, friendliness, and sense of purpose among our employees. Our customers, students, authors, and other outside contacts are always our top priority. We are constantly uncovering new sales channels for current product lines or finding new products to sell to current customers. Join our team of evolving employees to help us maintain our competitive edge in the industries we serve.

In A Typical Work Day You Will...

  • Assist with follow-up calls to authors for Publishing Specialist
  • Review manuscript and art files for consistency and thoroughness
  • Download all requested stock images in a timely fashion
  • Enter project information into database and assign ISBNs
  • Learn our digital workflow and create sharing sites for files
  • Special projects and other duties as assigned

Who You Are...

  • You understand the importance of a positive customer experience and your role in that overall experience
  • You have a desire to work in the publishing industry with print, online and web-based product
  • You are proficient or knowledgeable of Internet software, Adobe Professional, and Microsoft Office programs
  • You don't mind taking initiative and consider yourself an independent thinker
  • You are a great communicator, people person and problem solver
  • You are a freshman, sophomore, or junior currently enrolled in a two or four-year college or university
  • You will need to be available to work during the school year, as well as the summer months

It's More Than Just an Internship!

Come work for a family of companies that strive to be more than just a publishing business. We build more than a community here; we build a family with both our employees and our clients. Our managers are flexible and will work around your schedule and extracurricular activities. Plus, we pay our interns! Apply now to learn how you can grow from an intern to a potential full-time employee after graduation.

An Equal Opportunity Employer


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About the Company

As a leader in customized education publishing solutions, Kendall Hunt has been privately owned and operated for more than 75 years.  We currently employ approximately 225 people at our Dubuque, Iowa, headquarters, with an additional 70 people throughout the United States.

Our mission is to meet the specific needs of the marketplace in a unique and progressive manner, and we are committed to excellence and employee growth and development.

We offer career opportunities in sales and acquisitions, account management, project development, customer support, information technology, finance, accounting, clerical support and human resources.  We provide a comprehensive benefit package and full-time and part-time flexible schedules, including internships.

Our Higher Education Division is a leader in custom publishing of high quality educational products, services and solutions to the higher education market, including digital solutions and eBooks as well as printed material.

Our PreK-12 Division is a leader in publishing solutions of innovative, hands-on inquiry based solutions for the PreK-12 market.

We also collaborate closely with our related educational technology solutions companies to develop and customize publications that integrate multi-media and technology to meet the learning needs and expectations of today’s students.

For more information, visit Kendall Hunt’s website

An Equal Opportunity Employer