Editorial Internship

Closing on: Feb 29, 2024
Job Category: Editorial Assistant
Job Type: Internship
Job Location: New Delhi
Job Mode: in-office

AIJR invites editorial internship applications from candidates who just completed their Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a field related to Communications, Library Science, Journalism, Public Relations, Science, or Engineering. Students in the final year can also apply if they can do a full-time office internship. Kindly apply only if you have a genuine interest in scholarly publication and looking for an editorial internship opportunity.

This is an in-office internship and hence apply only if you are available to do the internship in the Delhi office (Near Okhla Vihar Metro Station).

The intern’s activities include:

  • Work on MS Word document formatting & editing and proofread the edited document for any corrections
  • Work with the journal’s editor & reviewer throughout the editorial workflow
  • Engage in blog writing on a given topic (related to research & publication).
  • Upload the content and its metadata on our website.
  • Handle any other editorial work as instructed

Editorial Internship Requirements

  • The candidate who just completed a bachelor’s or Master’s degree on enrolled in the final years of their university program.
  • Native or near-native English speaker with excellent communication skills in writing.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to take initiative.
  • Affinity with science, research news, and the media.
  • Attention to detail and ability to work independently.
  • Flexible work attitude and ability to work under (time) pressure.
Please write a proper cover letter describing why are you interested in this internship and how your skills and knowledge are suitable for the Editorial Internship in scholarly publishing. The candidate shall also ensure to upload the latest resume that includes complete academic details, relevant skills, and recent photograph.

Internship Period & Timing

This is a full-time (9:00 am to 5:00 pm) editorial internship with 5 working days (Monday to Friday) for a minimum internship period of 8 weeks. This internship is available for 2 months, 4 months, and 6 months.

Stipend & Certificates

The minimum full-time internship period is for 8 weeks (2 months). For the in-office internship, the candidate will get a nominal stipend to cover the public conveyance fare as follows-

  • For a two-month internship, the stipend is ₹2000/month.
  • For a four-month internship, the stipend is ₹3000/month.
  • For a six-month internship, the stipend is ₹5000/month.

The candidate will get the stipend & internship certificate only after the successful completion of the internship.

Interns will gain practical experience in editing a wide range of manuscripts, develop an understanding of the publication process at AIJR, and work with editors at various stages. They will also be assigned manuscripts for in-house editorial screening to produce initial comments for authors and recommendations on the relevance of the manuscript to proceed further for peer-reviewing.

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