Editorial Intern

May 25, 2023


Contract, Full-time

Canadian Scholars/Women’s Press is seeking an Editorial Intern for our Toronto office. This individual will receive a unique opportunity to learn about all development and production aspects of higher education publishing in a small, independent environment. This position is hybrid and requires working from our downtown Toronto office 2 days per week.


The Editorial Intern will be responsible for a variety of tasks associated with the development and production of our textbooks. This individual will:


  • Create and edit supplementary teaching materials
  • Attend editorial meetings and take meeting minutes
  • Assist with assembling peer review panels
  • Assist with the preparation of manuscripts for production
  • Write and proofread back cover and marketing copy as needed
  • Assist with reviewing proofs and editing indexes
  • Assist with book distribution and mailing
  • Assist with book permissions
  • Assist with photo research for covers
  • Perform EPUB quality control checks
  • Perform administrative support where needed


The ideal candidate will have the following experience and skills:


  • Demonstrated interest in educational publishing
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and time management skills
  • Superior research skills and attention to detail
  • Strong PC skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Office and Adobe
  • Experience copy editing and proofreading is an asset
  • Experience in a higher education academic setting is an asset
  • Bilingualism in French is an asset


Enrollment or recent experience in an editorial, publishing, or journalism program is preferred.


This is a full-time, four-month internship, beginning as soon as possible. This is a paid position.


Canadian Scholars/Women’s Press is committed to equality and diversity, and we encourage applicants from underrepresented communities.


Please submit your cover letter and resume, in one PDF document, to Lizzie Di Giacomo at lizzie.digiacomo@canadianscholars.ca by June 9, 2023. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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