S. Anand, Publisher, Navayana, writes:
Navayana is looking for an intern to be based in New Delhi. The role of the intern, to be placed for a minimum of 6 months and up to one year, shall be that of a publishing and editorial assistant. Graduates/postgraduates, with good English language skills, keen on a career in publishing are invited to apply. Awareness of and interest in issues related to caste would be necessary. While the post is open to all, Navayana shall give preference to a Dalit/Adivasi applicant.
The placement of the intern shall be facilitated by a progamme called Choice run by The Seagull Foundation. Click< http://www.choicemakers.org/choiceinterns.html> for more on the programme. Applicants must be aged 18 to 25.
The Choice Intern at Navayana shall receive a monthly stipend of about Rs 5,000; besides, his/her food, travel and accommodation expenses shall be covered in the city in which s/he works – in Navayana's case, Delhi. Navayana shall also make available a books allowance. All this may work up to Rs 14,000 to Rs 15,000 per month.
Those interested in applying for the internship programme are requested to send their CV to firstname.lastname@example.org, along with a 300 word write-up on their interest in books and why they would be keen on a career in publishing.
Navayana is an award-winning publishing house that focuses on issues of caste from an anticaste perspective. It will be an ideal place to learn every aspect of book-making from commissioning, editing, production to marketing. See www.navayana.org to know more.
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