About Scholastic

Internships at Scholastic Canada provide opportunities for students to gain experience in the publishing field, determine if they have an interest in a particular career, create a network of contacts, or gain school credit. The internship program strives to provide meaningful work experience with on the job coaching and mentoring in a professional business environment in the publishing field.

Please note, applicants must be enrolled in a post-secondary program with an internship as a requirement. Your post-secondary institute must have a Workplace Safety and Insurance Board policy that covers you as an intern in the workplace. Proof of said insurance must be provided before you begin your placement term.

Internship positions are offered in the following divisions:

Education Publishing, Marketing and Graphic Design — 175 Hillmount Road, Markham, ON
Publishing — 604 King Street West, Toronto, ON
Marketing — 604 King Street West, Toronto, ON
Creative Services (Design, Production, Website, Archives) — 604 King Street West, Toronto, ON

Although little or no related work experience is necessary, a team player and self starter with a professional and positive attitude is required. Above all, a love of reading and enthusiasm for children’s literature are mandatory!

The successful intern applicant will also have the following competencies:

  • Well-developed organizational skills and communication skills;
  • A strong eye for detail;
  • The ability to multi-task and establish priorities;
  • Ability to take direction from others;
  • Comfortable with asking questions;
  • Proficiency in the following Microsoft Office applications:
    • Word
    • PowerPoint
    • Outlook
    • Excel
Those applying for a Creative Services or Graphic Design placement will also need to display competency working on the Apple Macintosh platform and a working knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Acrobat in addition to the Microsoft Office applications mentioned above.

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