work experience

Summer Internship 2018

Oxford University Press
Time left to apply
8 days to apply on Prospects

Job description

The interns will each work within a specific team for the eight week period. Previous interns have worked within a range of different departments supporting, among others, our marketing, editorial, rights, production, digital and project teams. The projects have covered a variety of areas from science to maths publishing and bilingual dictionaries to online products.

The key objective of the internship scheme is to allow graduates to gain a range of essential skills and work experience, which in turn will support them with future applications within the publishing industry.

Salary: The internship is not salaried but daily expenses of £56 will be provided.

Company information

Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. We were established in the earliest days of printing, over 500 years ago. Since then, we have grown into the world's largest university press with the widest global presence, and currently publish more than 6,300 new publications a year.

Our mission is to further the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship and education by publishing worldwide, and we channel our mission through everything we do. We pride ourselves on being home to the inquisitive, the passionate and the ambitious. And we want all of our people – no matter how long they are here – to make their mark, and help us make ours.

At OUP, you have the chance to work in a dynamic, engaging and stimulating environment. Here you can help us to achieve our mission, and help us to enrich the lives of millions more people across the world – all while developing your career.

We are offering the opportunity for recent graduates and final year students to apply for our Summer Internship scheme. The internship scheme is Oxford-based and will start on 2 July 2018 and finish on 24 August 2018. Interviews for the internship will take place throughout April 2018.

Person requirements

Successful candidates will have a good academic record, be a recent graduate or final year student and be able to demonstrate strong interpersonal and organisational skills, as well as a genuine commitment to a career in publishing. Publishing is an exciting and diverse field and, as such, we welcome applicants from all degree disciplines.

Accepted degree subjects




Daily expenses of £56 will be provided



Contract and working hours

Unknown · Full-timedaytime

Start date

02/07/2018 · Summer

How to apply

Number of vacancies: seven

Please complete the relevant application questions and provide us with both your term-time and home contact details on your CV. You will be required to attach a cover letter and CV. Please ensure each of these documents include the following details:

Statement – please explain why you are interested this internship opportunity and what skills and experience you offer.

CV – personal, education and work experience information.

Due to the short term nature of the internship we are unable to provide sponsorship for anyone not currently eligible to work in the UK.

Please note we will only accept two summer internship applications. If you apply for more than two internships then your submission times will be checked and only the first two applications will be considered.

Closing date: 31/03/2018

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 27/02/2018

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