Yale Undegraduate Career Services

Undergraduate Students: Three Ways to Connect with the Office of Career Strategy

Option 1: Online Resume Review Service

Just need a resume reviewed?

  • Email your resume in PDF format.
  • Indicate at the top of your document the target organization or industry.
  • Edits will be sent back to you directly through the system within 5 business days.
  • Please note during September, October, January and February this system is heavily utilized so plan ahead and do not submit for a review close to a pending deadline.
  • If you need a quicker review, please bring your document to walk-in hours

Option 2: Visit the Office of Career Strategy during walk-in hours (available when classes are in session)

Have a more specific, quick question and would like to meet with an adviser? Walk-in sessions are 15 minutes and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

General Walk-Ins (locations below):

  • Monday-Thursday, 10:00am-4:00pm, Office of Career Strategy (55 Whitney Avenue, 3rd floor)
  • Friday, 10:00am-4:00pm, Hall of Graduate Studies (HGS) Room 122

Advisers can address the following during general walk-in hours: (1) overview of resources; (2) interview or employer event preparation; (3) first steps of your job search; (4) resume or cover letter review if a quicker review is needed than available through the online review service.

Health Professions Advisory Program (HPAP) Walk-Ins (55 Whitney Ave, 3rd Floor):

HPAP serves students interested in pursuing careers in the health professions to make conscious and thoughtful decisions about their future paths. Learn more and schedule an HPAP appointment.

  • Mondays & Thursdays from 2:00-4:00pm (beginning the week of 9/12/16)
  • Extended walk-ins during Shopping Period
  •      Thursday, September 1, 2pm-4pm
  •      Friday, September 2, 10am-12pm and 1-3pm
  •      Wednesday September 7, 10am-12pm

On-Campus Recruiting (OCR) Walk-Ins (55 Whitney Ave, 3rd Floor):

  • Monday, 12:00-2:00pm
  • Tuesday, 2:00-4:00pm
  • Thursday, 12:00-2:00pm

Pre-Law Walk-Ins (55 Whitney Ave, 3rd Floor): Wednesday, 2:00-4:00pm during the Fall Semester Only

Option 3: Schedule an advising appointment

Have further questions about your career goals and specific search strategy? 

  • Request an appointment with an Office of Career Strategy adviser. Please do not schedule multiple appointments within a two-week period.

Appointment Cancellation Policies

If you are unable to attend your scheduled appointment, please cancel no later than 5:00pm the prior business day. 

  • No show: If you do not cancel the appointment and don’t show up, it will be recorded as a "No Show."
  • Consecutive no show: After three consecutive "No Shows," you will be required to wait at least one month before you will be allowed to schedule another appointment.
  • Late arrival: If you arrive for your appointment more than 10 minutes late, you will be asked to reschedule.

Yale College Alumni

Alumni are invited to request a 30-60 minute appointment with Elayne Mazzarella.

Due to the demands on the office, the availability of alumni career advising appointments is limited during the months of September, October, March, and April. This excludes appointments for graduate and professional school advising. If you are in need of a career advising appointment during these months, email a summary of your situation to careerstrategy@yale.edu.

Personal Statement Review

Anne M. Richard has agreed to offer a 30-60 minute complimentary session for Yale Alumni to discuss one draft of their personal statement.

Anne has served as dean of admissions at three top-tier law schools – University of Virginia School of Law, The George Washington University Law School, and George Mason University School of Law. Prior to entering higher education, Anne practiced law in both the private in public sectors. From 1984 to 1995, she was a litigation associate and partner in a large law firm in Washington, D.C./Northern Virginia. From 1995 to 1997, she served as an attorney in the United States Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. In December 1997, Anne entered law school admissions as dean of admissions at George Mason University School of Law in Arlington, Virginia. In June 2006, she became dean of admissions and financial aid at George Washington University Law School in Washington, D.C.; and in July 2011, she joined University of Virginia School of Law in Charlottesville, Virginia, as dean of admissions. In her work in law school admissions for more than 16 years, Anne has helped hundreds of individuals work their way through the admissions process; has worked with admissions committees; has reviewed and made admissions decisions on tens of thousands of applications; has guided prospective law students through the financial aid process.

Anne earned her law degree from Yale Law School; her master’s degree in economics from Boston College; and her bachelor’s degree in English and economics from Boston College, summa cum laude. She is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.