WILLIAM CLARK offers internships from January to March, June to August, and September to December.

Interns report directly to Mr. Clark on a flexible schedule for a minimum of 15 hours per week in his office or remotely, develop an eye for literary merit as well as commercial viability, and gain familiarity with the terms and conditions of rights agreements. Training includes how to: evaluate manuscript submissions; develop and edit book proposals; and communicate with authors, editors, and others. The internship is unpaid.


Applicants must be in their second year of college or later, have a passion for literature and a motivating curiosity about the publishing industry. Basic research and organizational skills are required and applicants with experience in critical reading, copy editing or developmental editing are preferred. The ideal intern possesses an appreciation for literary and commercial narrative non-fiction.


Why are you interested in the profession of literary agenting, and what would you like to take away from the experience of the internship?
What are the last five works of fiction and non-fiction you've read?
Please upload your resume and a short writing sample, preferably of a critical or appraising nature.
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