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Internships
Do you love independent literature? Read literary magazines and small press books in your free time? Are you interested in a career connected with small press publishing? 
CLMP offers competitive, compensated internships providing a broad introduction to all aspects of literary arts administration.
Our interns are involved in all aspects of work at our NYC office. Joining CLMP’s small, dynamic staff means you’ll learn and contribute in marketing, membership, development, operations, event planning, reading, and editing on a weekly basis. From planning poetry readings to organizing press contacts, managing book fairs, or snapping Instagram photos, an internship with CLMP is multifaceted, self-led, and rewards creative and motivated literary citizens with a passion for our industry.
Internships are offered three times yearly, on the traditional academic calendar, and are compensated with a stipend of $500. Interns are expected to work between 12 to 15 hours per week for approximately three months. Academic credit is available, but you do not need to be a student to apply. You must be able to commit to the full length of the internship, which takes place on-site (a requirement), at our office in NYC’s West Village.
Application Deadlines:
Summer 2017 Internships: April 30th
Fall 2017 Internships: August 1st
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Natalie Mesnard, Director of Programs & Strategic Communications, at nmesnard@clmp.org. In your cover letter, please address your specific interest in independent publishing and arts administration. If you happen to use social media, please also provide links to your web presence in the body of your email.