Liberal Arts Career Services
Liberal Arts Career Services

Marvel Entertainment

Fall 2017

Position: Trades and Special Projects Intern
Student: English Senior

 

As a Trades and Special Projects Intern, I work with the team here at Marvel that is based much more in the comic book and publishing sector and requires lots of research. My job is to obtain assigned comics from the comic book library and read those comics, searching for new and/or minor characters that have not yet been cataloged into the Marvel character database. When I come across such a character, and have double checked that it is not in the Marvel system, I input that information into an excel spreadsheet for the series, along with relevant information about the character and the comic it appeared in. Sometimes the series is short. Other times, like with Rampaging Hulk 1977 black and white magazines, it takes me two weeks. I have worked on Marvel’s Spotlight, Deadpool, Hulk and Silver Sable to name a few. This is very independent work, and for someone who prefers to work in a group, I suggest applying for the social media or editorial internship positions.


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