No Place Press – Graphic Design Intern, Yale Arts Apprenticeship

Deadline: May 1, 2024
Desired Start Date: June 10, 2024
Location: New Haven, CT; New York, NY
Apply through Yale Career Link

Position Description:
The publishers at No Place Press create 2-3 books annually, working closely with artists, designers, and writers. Working collaboratively with a selectgroup of contributors, we endeavor to support critical, challenging and noninstrumentalized perspectives on a wide range of contemporary and historicalcultural subjects. For the 2024 Summer Apprenticeship at No Place Press, the student will learn the ins and outs of small-press publishing by workingclosely with designer Geoff Kaplan on the design and production of Video After Television (to be published in fall 2024). This tile is in collaboration withElectronic Arts Intermix. They will also conduct independent research at the Beinecke on errata and mock up an editon for a fundraising edition to becreated for the press. Books by Rochelle Goldberg, Jalal Toufic, and Tiffany Sia will also be in production. No Place Press is distributed by MIT Press.Since its inception in 2019, we have published such titles as A Frank O’Hara Notebook by Bill Berkson; The Glen Park Library by Pamela M. Lee;Revisions by Yvonne Rainer; and An Oblique Autobiography by Yve-Alain Bois., The Effect of Tropic Light on White Menby Catherine Lord (named byThe New York Times as a top art book of 2023); and Exit Interview by Benjamin Buchloh and Hal Foster (launching this April). Our titles have beenreviewed in Artforum, Art in America, Art News, The Guardian, London Review of Books, and The Wall Street Journal to name a select few. The studentwill work remotely for some of the time, with bi-weekly in person meetings to be held in studio in NYC or New Haven with Geoff.

Position Qualifications:
Excellent design, communication, and research skills are required. The student should be inquisitive, detail-oriented, and well organized. Throughout theapprenticeship, the student will be asked to assist Geoff in the design of a 400 plus page book and potentially letter press an edition for the press thatresults from research conducted in the Beinecke. The apprentice should by familiar with Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator. They should alsohave knowledge of letterpress. The student should be self-directed and motivated.

This opportunity has been pre-vetted as a Yale Arts Apprenticeship with potential funding through the Summer Experience Award (SEA). Students on financial aid at Yale can find more about this funding opportunity at

SEA-eligible and fellowship funded students may be given priority, so please include information regarding your funding plans with your cover-letter.

By Lori Ferrara
Lori Ferrara Senior Administrative Assistant