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The online application for both YPC courses consists of the following steps:
1. Submitting applicant information (contact info, etc.)
2. Providing supporting materials:
a. Provide a sample publication: Digital files can be uploaded; if you'd like to mail a
sample, Please direct it to: Yale Publishing Course, P.O. Box 208320, New Haven,
b. Provide a list of 3 or more publishing related questions or challenges you hope the
Course will address
c. Submit a short (6-8 sentences) biography introducing yourself on both a
professional and personal level. Do not send us your complete resume. Be sure
your bio includes the following: your name, your current title and responsibilities,
the name of your company and its location, and prior positions you have held at
other publishing firms or relevant organizations. Edited bios of each participant will
be included in a binder given to all participants. Use the sample below as a guide:
Sample: Pat Smith is editor-in-chief at SportsLife magazine in New York City.
SportsLife is targeted at avid sports fans around the world, with a circulation of
300,000. pat's responsibilities include which sports to highlight in each issue. Pat is
a member of the New York Runner's Club and has blogged on the best places to
run in the five boroughs. Previously, Pat was an associate editor at Running
magazine and an assistant editor at Tennis magazine. She is a graduate of Yale
College, with a major in English Literature.
3. Submitting a non-refundable $250 application fee
The Yale Publishing Course is designed for mid and upper-level publishing professionals who wish to advance in their careers and take on broader responsiblities. The Course is geared toward those who work in book, magazine, and new media companies of all sizes, including organizations such as associations, non-profit and government agencies, museums, and corporations that publish print or online material. Professionals in all areas of publishing - editors, publishing directors, marketing managers, digital media specialists, and new business and content development managers - will benefit from the experience. While a minimum of four years experience is required, most of the participants have more experience than that. Under certain circumstances, an applicant with less experience may be granted admission at the discrection of the director.
Please note: International applicants must have a good command of the English language as interpreters will not be available and written abstracts will not be provided.
Qualified applicants are accepted on a rolling admissions basis. Notification of acceptance will be emailed within three weeks of receipt of your completed online application and supplemental materials. Once the class has reached capacity, we cannot accept additional participants, but we will add your name to a wait list. We will contact you if a cancellation should occur. The number of participants for each session is approximately 70. We strongly suggest you apply as soon as possible to secure a slot.
The tuition fee of $4995 includes Course materials, lunches, snacks, receptions, and dinner on three nights. On other evenings, you are free to explore the many fine restaurants in downtown New Haven (http://www.infonewhaven.com). Housing is not included in the tuition fee, however, a special hotel rate will be provided for participants.
Receive 10% off the tuition fee when:
- two or more people from the same company apply and attend.
- you have previously attended the Yale Publishing Course.
- you are attending both the book and magazine sessions in the same year.
To cancel and receive a refund, you must notify us 15 business days prior to the start of your scheduled session. Once this deadline has passed, you may send a qualified substitute in your place or defer your participation to the following year. If you elect to send a substitute, that person must send in a new application. The $250 application fee is non-refundable.
Designed for mid to senior level publishing professionals.
Hear from industry innovators and Yale School of Management faculty members.
Talk with speakers during one-on-one and small group discussions.
Make connections and friends with publishing professionals from around the world.