Proofreading Intern Job Description:
The proofreading intern will learn the basics of medical/pharmaceutical-related proofreading, in the publication planning and ad agency environment. On the job training and shadowing will provide an understanding of proofreading’s role, which is to ensure accuracy throughout the editorial and creative process. During their tenure, interns will learn how to effectively interface between departments, including editorial services, project management, and creative services.
Tasks will include the following:
• Proofread medical/pharmaceutical-related layouts (congress posters, journal manuscripts, abstracts, figures) for accuracy against authorized text
• Digitally mark recommended changes, interfacing with project management and design staff to ensure accuracy of final product
• Will gain familiarity with the AMA style manual and client style standards, plus overall continuity of layout design
The intern will gain expertise with Microsoft SharePoint, Word and PPT, and Adobe Acrobat.
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