Careers at InterVarsity Press

Would you like to pursue a career in Christian publishing? Whether you're an industry professional or just getting started, InterVarsity Press values the hard work of dedicated and thoughtful employees. A career here means you'll have the opportunity to spend your time in a professional yet friendly office culture, working to support some of the most well-respected Christian scholars and writers in the world. You'll also be a partner in the global mission of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship (IVCF) and the International Fellowship of Evangelical Students (IFES).

IVP is proud to have been recognized seven times as a Best Christian Workplaces winner, and we are committed to building a thriving team that represents the racial and ethnic diversity of the North American church. To that end, applicants of color are strongly encouraged to apply for open positions and internships.

Please check here for our latest job postings. All jobs with InterVarsity Press are located at our offices in Westmont, Illinois (a western suburb of Chicago).

Full-time Openings

Part-time Openings

How to Apply

To submit a complete application, there are three required parts: the application for employment, the statement of agreement, and the consent and release form. After we receive your completed application packet, IVP will evaluate your credentials, schedule one or more interviews, and initiate job skill testing as appropriate. No phone inquiries, please.

How to Submit Your Application Packet

  1. Fill out IVP's online Application for Employment. There is no option to save for later, so it must be completed in one sitting. Please have all the necessary documentation on hand before you begin.
  2. Once the application form is submitted, you will be taken to the required Statement of Agreement, which outlines IVP's purpose statement and doctrinal basis. You must submit your electronic signature on this document, and if you are hired, you'll be be asked to reaffirm each year. 
  3. Once the Statement of Agreement is signed, you will be taken to the third and final required document, the Consent and Release form. Check the boxes and provide your electronic signature to agree to the terms of employment.

What to Expect

  1. After submitting your application, you will receive an email confirmation with a copy of all three completed documents.
  2. Your application packet will be forwarded along to the hiring supervisor, who will reach out with any next steps if applicable.

Internship Opportunities

Editorial Internship

IVP offers seasonal internships in the editorial department. For more details, please read our Editorial Internship Program Description.

To apply for an editorial internship, complete the general Application for Employment. In the field marked "Position Applied For," please write "editorial internship."

Please note: We have limited internship opportunities and a great number of applicants. For editorial internships, please submit your application at least six months prior to your desired start date.

Marketing Copywriting Internship

IVP offers a seasonal Marketing Copywriting Internship. This intern will join the Creative & Customer Engagement (CCE) Team to write and develop compelling copy for print and the web. For more details and requirements, please read our Marketing Copywriting Internship position description.

To apply for this internship, complete the general Application for Employment. In the field marked "Position Applied For," please write "marketing copywriting internship."

If you're interested in an internship in a different department, you can inquire by contacting email@ivpress.com with the subject line "internships." Please indicate your field of greatest interest.


Any offer received for a position with InterVarsity Press is conditional on the completion and review of a background check and a Consent and Release Agreement.

InterVarsity Press, as a division of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA, is both an equal opportunity employer and a faith-based religious organization. InterVarsity conducts hiring without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, marital status, parental status, membership in any labor organization, political ideology, or disability of an otherwise qualified individual. The status of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA as an equal opportunity employer does not prevent the organization from hiring staff based on their religious beliefs so that all staff share the same religious commitment.

Pursuant to the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 702 (42 U.S.C. 2000e 1(a)), InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA has the right to, and does, hire only candidates who agree with InterVarsity's Statement of Agreement: Purpose and Doctrinal Basis.