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Requisition Number 12-0104
Title 2013 Spring Intern - Editorial
Job Location New York
City New York
State NY
Job Ad Responsibilities

The internship’s focus will be on working with OUP staff to move content from two active print projects (the second editions of The Grove Dictionary of American Music and The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments) onto Oxford Music Online.  The intern will also assist with ongoing tasks related to maintaining Oxford Music Online.  Specific tasks will include conducting contributor research, editing article xml, creating a thematic organization of articles for the Instruments dictionary, and assisting with the editorial side of marketing initiatives, including social media.


Depending on the experience and interest of the intern and the needs of the department, additional projects may include researching audio-visual material for the website; reviewing, researching and logging article suggestions; developing study guides; and assisting with content development.

Job Ad Requirements

Applicants should be undergraduate or graduate students with an interest in musicology, ethnomusicology, or music theory and/or online publishing.  Excellent writing, research and organizational skills and a demonstrated familiarity with Word (especially the “track changes” feature) and Excel required.  Experience with html/xml helpful, but not essential.  Must be able to work independently.

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