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Sage Publishing. Peer Review Intern

Paid. Remote.


Original listing.

The Peer Review Intern position provides administrative, analytical, and publishing support to Peer Review staff in the Global Peer Review Team. We are looking for a candidate who is eager to learn about and grow within the academic publishing industry, and is able to quickly pick up new information, think critically and creatively, and engage meaningfully with the daily work. Training will be provided for all the processes listed and there is no prior publishing experience required.



This is a paid, part time internship (15-25 hours per week during normal office hours) for 3 months, with the potential to extend to up to 6-12 months. It is a remote position that will require you to have an internet connection. Must be an active graduate or undergraduate student, currently enrolled in a college or university.


  • Please note that this position does not focus on writing or editing of our content, as it primarily supports the business, technical, and administrative aspects of journal publishing.

Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities



A sample work week may look something like:


  • 5-7 hours managing the progress of journal article submissions using online peer review systems

  • 5-7 hours a week supporting journal inboxes (e.g. responding to author and reviewer queries)

  • 2-3 hours a week of instructional learning (i.e., training, learning & development classes, or individual mentor coaching) and staff shadowing

  • 2-3 hours a week working on projects related to peer review support processes and publication ethic

  • 1-2 hours supporting the peer review systems team on manuscript submission site configuration work

  • 1-2 hours of Lean behavior and process

Qualifications & Education



Required


  • Must be active graduate or undergraduate student, currently enrolled in a college or university

  • Demonstrated excellent English verbal and written communication skills

  • Outstanding organizational, problem-solving, critical thinking, and analytical skills

  • A dedication to amplifying diversity, equity, and inclusion

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Demonstrated ability to follow directions, learn, and understand departmental procedures

  • Ability to effectively manage time to meet deadlines and work professionally under pressure

  • Ability to be a self-starter and work in a remote environment

  • Ability to learn new software

  • Ability to complete and follow through on priorities

  • Ability to effectively multi-task

Preferred


  • Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, OneNote, Teams, and PowerPoint

  • Some publishing or general office experience

  • A basic understanding of how peer review is conducted

Pay Transparency And Benefits Package



Sage Publishing is committed to being an inclusive employer where all individuals are treated with fairness and respect. Sage is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.



Compensation at Sage is influenced by several factors, including but not limited to skill set, nature and level of experience, qualifications, and other relevant considerations. We anticipate the minimum full-time hourly pay rate for this role is $16.00. Please note that the compensation details listed in U.S. role postings reflect the base salary only and do not include bonuses or benefits. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range and additional aspects of the compensation/benefits package for this position during the hiring process. If your desired salary falls outside of this range, we hope you'll still apply as there may be other positions that better align.



Sage offers freedom and autonomy in your day-to-day with hybrid or remote work, depending on the role. Join the nearly 2,000 Sage employees worldwide who deliver products and services that serve to fulfill our noble goal of education and dissemination of knowledge globally. We’d love to meet you!



SAGE U.S. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Charter



Sage Publishing is committed to being an inclusive employer where all individuals are treated with fairness and respect, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and partnership status, pregnancy and parental responsibilities, race, religion and belief, sex, or sexual orientation.



We believe that diversity is a cornerstone of a vibrant culture. We want Sage to be an organization where the most talented staff and high-potential staff are recruited, have the opportunity to grow, and want to work. We strive to achieve a better representation of diverse talent at all levels, including leadership, across our workforce.

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