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Friday, March 23, 2012

Bethany House - Summer Internship

Bethany House Publishers is a Christian fiction and nonfiction book publisher located in Bloomington, Minnesota. A summer internship with Bethany House is designed to give candidates a glimpse into the world of Christian publishing from one of the leading houses in the industry. Interns will have the opportunity to experience a variety of roles and functions during their time. This program is designed not only as excellent work experience but as an invaluable, firsthand opportunity for career planning.

This is an unpaid position open only to students currently enrolled in college. Students must work with their college or university to allow this internship to count for college credit. The intern program managers will partner with the intern to complete necessary materials to assist interns in receiving school credit.

Program Overview:
Duration — 10 weeks from early-June to mid-August, depending on school schedule
Hours — 10-15 hours a week
Program Requirements:
Candidates must be enrolled in a four-year bachelor’s degree program, entering their junior or senior year. They must be majoring in English, Creative Writing, Journalism, Communications, or a related degree program.

Candidates should submit their resume, a letter of recommendation from a professor in a related field, and a one-to-two page personal statement explaining why they are seeking an internship in publishing, why they are applying with Bethany House Publishers specifically, and a personal background highlighting any previous related experience and/or classes.

One student will be selected for the program. Preference is given to candidates living in the Twin Cities.

All applications may be mailed to
Bethany House Publishers
Attn: Internship Program
11400 Hampshire Avenue S.
Bloomington, MN 55438
All materials must be received by March 30, 2012.