University of Iowa Press is proud to offer competitive publishing internships to University of Iowa undergraduates in the editorial and marketing departments. Internships are offered during the spring, summer, and fall semesters. Each department’s internship availabilities will be posted when recruiting begins. By participating in the internship program, students observe firsthand the inner workings of a university press and learn about all aspects of the publishing industry. 

2024/2025 Academic Year Internships

UI Press is seeking one marketing intern and two editorial interns for the 2024/25 academic year. The start date for all positions could be as soon as late May/early June, but might also be delayed until early August (TBD). 

Internships are open to University of Iowa undergraduates only. We welcome applications from all interested students, with a preference for those who want to work in book publishing after graduation. Interested students will be applying for all positions and will be interviewed by the press’s managing editor, acquisitions editor, and marketing director, who will collectively make the final determination between editorial and marketing placements. 

We expect students to work roughly 10 to 12 hours per week, within the days of Monday through Friday, between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm, working around the students’ class schedules. The positions are paid. 


If interested, please email your cover letter and résumé by March 27, 2024, to Susan Hill Newton, Managing Editor, Remember, you will be applying for all positions, so speak to your editorial and marketing interests and strengths. The press will decide who fits best with editorial and with marketing.

Interviews will be scheduled in April via Zoom, specific dates TBD.