Career Opportunities at AAP

If you would like to be part of a team that advocates on behalf of one of the most creative and dynamic industries in the world, you have come to the right place! AAP promotes the criticality of book, education, and journal publishing in the modern world, with a special focus on the protection of copyright, free expression, and fair and competitive digital markets. Publishing is indispensable to democracy, culture and progress. If you care about books, reading, research and education, then get to know AAP. We welcome all interested applicants for open positions.

MANAGER, MEMBER PROGRAMS. AAP is accepting expressions of interest for the position of Manager, Member Programs. The position is based at AAP Headquarters in Washington, DC, and reports to the Chief Operating
Officer. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Applicants may send resumes and cover letters to See the full application here.

LAW CLERKS.  Each semester, AAP invites qualified law students or recent law school graduates to join our Law Clerk program. Law Clerks work closely with AAP’s lawyers on a variety of transactional and litigation matters pertaining to copyright law, freedom of expression, and digital markets, and may interact with AAP’s network of member companies and allied organizations. Applicants should have strong legal research, analysis, and writing skills, and an interest in the publishing industry. This is a paid, part-time (up to 25 hours a week) position. Applicants may send resumes and cover letters to

INTERNS.  From time to time, AAP hosts undergraduates, recent graduates, and graduate students interested in working on domestic or international policy, communications, and/or management and administration. Applicants may send resumes and cover letters to

SPECIAL PROGRAMS.  AAP coordinates paid summer internships for its member companies through partnerships with the United Negro College Fund (UNCF, see here) and other institutions. Visit us in early winter for deadlines and application processes.