Work Experience Placements

American College of Physicians

The American College of Physicians (ACP), the largest medical specialty organization and second largest physician group in the United States, is seeking third and fourth year undergraduate student interns for its Publishing Division. This division is responsible for a variety of digital and print publication products, including the premier journal, Annals of Internal Medicine; as well as ACP Hospitalist; ACP Internist; Annals Virtual Patients online simulations; and a personalized literature updating service, ACP Journalwise.

These unpaid internship opportunities are based in the Philadelphia Center City office and successful candidates will learn and assist with the production and management of our products and services. These include scientific and scholarly print publications, Web sites, and apps. Activities can include product research, media production, data analysis, quality assurance and defect resolution, and other assignments applicable to a state-of-the-art publishing business.

Interns will learn and experience the various roles and activities that make up a publishing division and be part of a team that creates and manages electronic and print products. The activities primarily focus on the key skills needed within the publishing/media industry and is structured in such a way so as to enhance learning opportunities. During the course of the internship, the intern will often partner with various publishing team members to learn about their responsibilities, tasks, and goals. Daily activities will range from participating in day-to-day business to independent work on projects.


Bioscientifica will consider applications for work experience placements in their publishing department. To express interest, please send a speculative email to

Emerald Publishing

Over the last 50 years, Emerald has matured into a successful global business that continues to evolve and grow as we work towards our vision. To achieve this vision, we rely on the expertise of our exceptional people who form our diverse and dynamic global team of over 300 people.
Regardless of which one of our worldwide locations you are based, everyone at Emerald has a vital role to play in the end-to-end delivery of our products and services. Publishing quality content is at the heart of our business and we take pride in what we do. Professional and agile in our approach, yet friendly and open in our attitude, Emerald is a vibrant, interesting and rewarding place to work. Emerald offers flexible working positions, including: full-time, work from home/remote, FTC, and Summer internships. or email:

Future Science Group

Founded in 2001, Future Science Group is a progressive publisher focused on breakthrough medical, biotechnological and scientific research. Future Science Group’s portfolio consists of three imprints, Future Science, Newlands Press and Future Medicine, all of which publish journals. In addition to this core publishing business, Future Science Group develops specialist knowledge networks and content hubs, enabling professionals to easily connect and collaborate with their peers in niche scientific fields.
Future Science Group will consider applications for work experience placements. To express interest, please email

Oxford University Press

Currently advertising summer internships can be found on the OUP website:  ( Summer internships are mainly aimed at third year students or graduates. Other ad hoc experience can be secured by sending speculative emails ( and different departments have different policies for this e.g. Medicine Books Editorial will only take people aged over 18 for a minimum of four weeks, but other departments are less stringent.

Springer Nature

Springer Nature is an ambitious and dynamic organisation that is home to some of the best known names in research, educational and professional publishing. Working at the heart of a changing industry we are always looking for great people who care about delivering quality to our customers and the communities we work alongside.
Occasionally we are able to offer short term work experience placements which can provide a valuable insight across our business, including editorial, marketing, digital and technology. To find out about our latest work experience and internship opportunities, please email