Reading Connects and Transforms Us

Penguin Random House offers paid, remote internship opportunities to learn about the world of book publishing. Opportunities are available in our Adult, Children’s, and corporate divisions in areas such as:

  • Editorial
  • Managing Editorial
  • Sales
  • Finance
  • Production Editorial
  • Marketing
  • Subsidiary Rights
  • Graphic Design
  • Production
  • Legal
  • Information Technology
  • Publicity
  • Operations

Fall/Spring and Summer Sessions

  • The internship is fully remote and can be performed anywhere in the United States
  • All internships are paid
  • The Fall/Spring session has a 21 hour work week schedule and is divided into two segments. Each segment is 10 weeks
  • The Summer session has a 28 hour work week schedule and is 10 weeks

Internship Application Period

Fall 2024/Spring 2025

Application Period
February 12 - March 15, 2024

Marketing Internship - Spring 2024

Application Period
November 22 - December 4, 2023
Application Period Closed

Internship Hiring Process

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Open Application Period/ Review

Apply to the roles you’re interested in by submitting a resume and cover letter that highlight relevant experience and accomplishments.
If there's interest in your application, you will be contacted to schedule an HR interview.
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Human Resources Interviews

The interview with a recruiter will occur via video or over the phone. You will discuss your interests, experience, and next steps. This is the time to ask any questions you may have about the publishing industry, internship program, and/or Penguin Random House.
If you advance, you will be contacted to schedule a Supervisor interview.
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Supervisor Interviews

In these virtual interviews you will be asked about your experience and skills. Ask any questions you may have about the specific position during this stage.
If you are selected, an offer will be extended to you.
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Offers Extended

A member of the Human Resources team will reach out to extend an offer to join the program. After you accept, you will receive an offer letter, new hire paperwork, and details about your first day.
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Open Application Period/ Review

Apply to the roles you’re interested in by submitting a resume and cover letter that highlight relevant experience and accomplishments.
If there's interest in your application, you will be contacted to schedule an HR interview.
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Human Resources Interviews

The interview with a recruiter will occur via video or over the phone. You will discuss your interests, experience, and next steps. This is the time to ask any questions you may have about the publishing industry, internship program, and/or Penguin Random House.
If you advance, you will be contacted to schedule a Supervisor interview.
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Supervisor Interviews

In these virtual interviews you will be asked about your experience and skills. Ask any questions you may have about the specific position during this stage.
If you are selected, an offer will be extended to you.
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Offers Extended

A member of the Human Resources team will reach out to extend an offer to join the program. After you accept, you will receive an offer letter, new hire paperwork, and details about your first day.