Employment Opportunities


We generally hire interns for the fall, spring, and summer terms. We look for interns who are interested in learning about the book publishing field or have a specific interest in a particular publishing discipline. Candidates will be matched with the internship that best fits his/her interests and experience; however, you may note your preference. Recruiting will continue until all available positions are filled. Interns must be available to work 10-20 hours a week and some internships include a stipend of $60/week.


We are currently recruiting interns for Summer 2014. Internships are available in the following departments:

  • Sales & Marketing
  • Development (Fundraising)
  • Production


For internship descriptions, click here.


Program Intern – The Conservation Finance Network

The Conservation Finance Network (CFN) is a new multi-institutional effort based at Island Press in Washington, D.C. This program seeks to accelerate the pace, scale, and effectiveness of land and resource conservation in the U.S. through the application of innovative financial concepts, tools, and strategies. We are seeking a Program Intern to assist with all aspects of the program, including training courses, website development, and fundraising efforts. The Program Intern will work closely with the Program Director and Island Press’ Development team to strengthen CFN’s overall campaign. This is a 12 week paid internship. The start and end dates are flexible. The position is ideal for someone interested in learning more about conservation finance tools and strategies as well as liaising with leading experts across the finance, conservation, and philanthropic sectors. Please send cover letter and resume to resumes@islandpress.org by Wednesday, April 23rd.


For a detailed description, click here.


If you are interested in one of our available positions, please email a resume and cover letter stating position of interest to Island Press at: