Internships & Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities


IDW Publishing an award-winning comic book publisher based at Liberty Station in San Diego.  We work with some of the biggest entertainment brands in the world in one of the most beautiful cities around!


IDW Publishing offers internships to students throughout the year in several of our departments.  We accept applications throughout the year but these are our key dates:

Term Application Deadline Months
FALL August 1st September – December
SPRING December 1st January – May
SUMMER April 15th Mid-June – Mid-August*
Dates are subject to change. Apply early!
Start and end dates for the Spring and Fall terms are flexible and we’re happy to accommodate your schedule.
* Due to the shorter term there is limited flexibility with the Summer Program dates, the term can start no later than mid-June and interns must be able to stay through to mid-August.

Eligibility

All applicants must understand and comply with the following:

  • – All internships at IDW are unpaid.
  • – The candidate must be currently enrolled at an accredited institution and be able to show that they will receive academic credit or recognition for the internship.  A letter from your advisor stating that you will get credit for the program is sufficient.
  • – All internships take place at the new IDW offices at Liberty Station in San Diego, CA; and at the San Diego Convention Center in downtown San Diego (SUMMER only); telecommuters will not be considered.
  • – No travel or housing expenses will be covered by IDW.
  • – All applicants must be 16 years of age or older.
  • – Applicants under the age of 18 must have their parent or guardian’s consent to participate in the program.
  • – Applicants must have the right to live and work in the United States.  IDW is unable to sponsor international students.

If you have questions about the internship program feel free to contact us at interns@idwpublishing.com.  NO CALLS PLEASE.

Departments Currently Accepting Internships

Editorial

As an Editorial intern you’ll be right in middle of the editorial bullpen, learning first hand what it takes to get a comic book from idea to print while working on some of the biggest entertainment brands in the world!

Editorial interns are expected to be available a minimum of 16 hours per week for FALL and SPRING programs; SUMMER interns are expected to be available in the offices for a minimum of 16 hours a week and to have significant availability during San Diego Comic-Con.

Marketing

As an intern with the Marketing team, you’ll learn about and assist with — uploading previews for media; compiling and categorizing press hits; routing (and possibly responding to) media inquires; advance copy mailings; scheduling and posting to social media; developing content for the website; updating weekly retailer covers; adding new contacts to our media list; and distributing image assets and/or solicit copy to media outlets.

Marketing interns are expected to be available a minimum of 16 hours per week; SUMMER interns are expected to also have significant availability during San Diego Comic-Con.

Applying

If you wish to apply for an internship, please send a an email with the following information to interns@idwpublishing.com:

  • – First and Last name
  • – Age
  • – School
  • – Resume
  • – Reason you want to intern at IDW
  • – Department you are applying to

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