Jobs and internships

Current vacancies

All of MUP’s vacancies are advertised through the University of Manchester’s main job site. Click the link below to search for any vacancies:

Internships at MUP

We do not offer unpaid placements or volunteering. When future placements become available, all the details, including how to apply, will be on this page, so please do check back with us again soon.

Each year, we participate in the ICP placement programme, as well as the Student Experience Internship (SEI) programme of paid placements each summer. These are opportunities for current undergraduates and postgraduates at the University of Manchester, and more details can be found on the university’s website.


If you’re interested in a career in publishing, you may be interested in watching back the recordings of our Practical Publishing Seminars, hosted in 2022 and featuring interviews with a number of key industry fugures:

Our blog contains a number of resources, including blogs by previous interns documenting their experience, as well as blogs by MUP staff shared during Work in Publishing Week, for example.

MUP staff regularly give their time to mentoring programmes hosted by the university, as well other organisations, including the SYP and Arts Emergency, and speak at local and national events, including the AUPresses conference, and on publishing courses, including the Publishing MA at Manchester Metropolitan University.

Visit the University of Manchester Careers page to learn more about careers in publishing:

For publishing jobs and further guidance, do look to The Bookseller,, The Publishers Association, The IPG and others.

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