Job Opportunities with NUS Press


NUS Press has year-round internships available: AY Semester One (Aug to Nov), year-end vacation (Dec), AY Semester Two (Jan to April), and during the summer vacation (May to July).

Our vacation internships are full-time, approximately 40 hours a week. Semester internships are part-time and range from 12-20 hours a week. Start and end dates are negotiable, and interns are paid at a rate of $4.50 per hour. 

Interns get introduced to the full range of activities associated with academic book publishing (editorial, marketing, and production). Introductory proofreading and copyediting sessions, as well as visits to commercial printers (when possible), will be conducted. Interns typically take on tasks such as proofreading, book sales, formulating marketing proposals, data entry, fact-checking, event planning, accounts, etc. 

Please apply for all internships four weeks before commencement, with a CV and cover letter. We will acknowledge receipt of all complete applications, and invite shortlisted candidates in for an interview.

Please email your application to, with 'Sem1/Dec/Sem2 internship application' in the subject line.

For summer internships, please note that we will only be hiring via the Singapore Book Publishers Association Internship Program OR the Yale-NUS Art Books internship. Please apply via those channels.