Springer Journals Intern, Springer Nature Opening Doors Program

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Date: Mar 25, 2024

Location: New York, US

Company: Springer Nature Group


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Springer Journals Intern, Springer Nature Opening Doors Program

New York – Hybrid working model


Are you looking for an internship that provides hands-on experience in research publishing and the chance to make connections at one of the largest publishers of education and research content?


The Springer Nature Opening Doors Program internship is a paid opportunity for students and recent graduates in the US to gain experience in research and science news publishing in our journals, books or magazines.


Many groups and perspectives are currently underrepresented in the publishing industry, which is a challenge that we are actively trying to address at Springer Nature. We are seeking candidates who believe they can contribute to diversity, equity and inclusion in our organization, in our content, or both. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds, and we particularly encourage candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply, including but not limited to Black people, Indigenous people and people of color, people from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds, LGBTQ+ people, people from underrepresented social castes, religious minorities and people with a disability and/or a neurodivergent condition.


The successful applicant will learn within the Journals team covering Medicine and Life Sciences, part of the Research Publishing division of Springer Nature.


What’s in it for you?

  • Developing skills in communication, analysis, project management
  • Hands on experience with Microsoft Office and Google suite as well as web-publishing tools, business reporting systems.
  • You will gain insights into the Editorial aspect scientific publishing.
  • A stipend for the duration of the internship: $20/hour for a 35-hour week
  • Hands-on experience at one of the largest academic publishing groups and the opportunity to learn from experienced publishing professionals.
  • Support from a buddy from one of Springer Nature’s employee networks that connect people who share a common identity.
  • Access to career development, training and events, including an overview of different business areas at Springer Nature and advice on the job application process.
  • The opportunity to work on projects related to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the publishing industry.


About us

This position is key to assisting Publishers with Journal management and development. We provide leadership to advance scientific communication and build strong relationships within journal communities. You will support the creation of customized reporting and data for journal performance and provide administrative support to update systems.


About you:

  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program, or be a recent graduate
  • Available to start in June 2024 for an internship of up to six months
  • Strong interest in research publishing, and ideally, sustainable development
  • Applications should have an interest in the role of academic research in addressing global societal challenges.
  • Able to work to tight deadlines but will also ensure that tasks are performed with speed and accuracy
  • Excellent communication skills are key to this role – both written and verbal
  • Able to gather data, information, and facts from several sources and systems


How to apply: Application deadline April 19th, 2024


Please send a resume and a short supporting statement in a cover letter (no more than 500 words) that explains what you will bring to this role and how you feel you could contribute to diversity, equity and inclusion in our organization, our content, or both.


The internship will start in June for a duration of maximum 6 months and is based in Springer Nature’s New York office on a hybrid working model with up to three days a week working from home.


If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employment selection process due to disability, neurodivergence or a chronic condition, please direct your inquiries to Holly Ciccarella @ holly.ciccarella@springernature.com.


If you're looking to kick-start your career in Research publishing, apply today and you could be part of the next generation shaping our industry.


There are additional intern positions available across Springer Nature as part of this program - find out more about other available opportunities.


The salary offer may vary based on work experience, education, skill level and equity. The US salary range does not align with the salary ranges in other countries when converted to the currency of that country.


Springer Nature is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following "Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal" poster


Internal applicants: We encourage that you speak to your manager once the interview process has started. At the point of offer acceptance, it is required that you inform your manager.  If for any reason you’re unable to do so, please contact HR who can provide guidance as required.


At Springer Nature we value the diversity of our teams. We recognize the many benefits of a diverse workforce with equitable opportunities for everyone. We strive for an inclusive workplace that empowers all our colleagues to thrive. Our search for the best talent fully encompasses and embraces these values and principles. Springer Nature was awarded Diversity Team of the Year at the 2022 British Diversity Awards. Find out more about our DEI work here. https://group.springernature.com/gp/group/taking-responsibility/diversity-equity-inclusion.


For more information about career opportunities in Springer Nature please visit https://careers.springernature.com/.


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