Summer Internship – Playscripts, Inc.

WHO: Playscripts, Inc., an innovative publisher of new plays,

SEEKING: Intern with a strong interest in learning about the play publishing industry . 

ABOUT: This is a highly interactive internship that aims to provide actual
publishing experience with a concentration in the Publications /
Editorial Department and the Customer Service Department.

REQUIREMENTS: An appreciation of theater is required, and an enthusiasm for new works is a plus. We're looking for energetic, self-motivated and responsible individuals
with excellent written and verbal communication skills, exceptional
attention to detail, and an ability to multi-task.
Touch-typing proficiency (at least 60 words per minute); proficiency
with standard word processing, email, and web browsing software.
Preferred: InDesign experience/interest.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Duties can include copyediting and formatting manuscripts, assisting customers and playwrights, and working on a variety of company projects and administrative tasks.

PAY: A stipend is provided for both full-time and part-time internships ($15/day), and the experience is eligible for course credit at most schools.

WHEN: Minimum length of internship is 4 months, with a start date on or before May 24th.

TO APPLY: Send application via email and include the following to Devin McKnight:

1) Cover letter detailing your interest in Playscripts, Inc.
2) Resume of your artistic and administrative experience.
3) Brief literary analysis of a play you've read or seen, focusing on the script, not the production (~200 words).
4) Letter of recommendation [optional]

Please submit applications as soon as possible..

Although email is strongly preferred, hard-copy correspondence may be sent to our office address:

Playscripts, Inc.
450 7th Avenue
Suite 809
New York, NY 10123

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