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Yale Summer Events Described

Yale students living in a variety of cities throughout the summer will have the opportunity to connect with their peers and Yale alum.

The Yale Summer Events in Washington, DC, San Francisco, and New York include on-the-ground student directors to host a plethora of career-related, cultural, political, and social events to help students connect with each other and alumni, and to learn more about their communities.  Yale students living in Washington, DC, San Francisco, or New York this summer will have the opportunity to network with representatives from a variety of industries and meet with Yale Alum.  These events include: panels on careers in a number of industries, conversations with renowned individuals from around the world, trips to shows, museums, concerts, potluck picnics, charity events, and socials.  Past events include:

  • Tours with Alums at the White House and East Wing (DC, 2016)
  • Tour of the CIA and Meeting with Deputy Director David Cohen (DC, 2016)
  • Lunch Panel with Yalies in Deloitte (DC, 2016)
  • Meeting with Howard Dean (DC, 2016)
  • Panel Discussion on Law Firm Career Paths (NY, 2016)
  • Tour of Christie's New York (NY, 2016)
  • Dinner with Kennedy Gachiri (NY, 2016)
  • United Nations Tour  (NY, 2016)
  • Yale Tech panel with Yale Alum (SF, 2016)
  • Dinner with Dr. Howard Jaffe, President of the Gilead Foundation (SF, 2016)
  • Yale Women of Northern California Welcome Potluck (SF, 2016)
  • Habitat Restoration in the Presidio (SF, 2016)

Yale College and Graduate School of Arts and Science students can sign up to receive notification of events by messaging the Directors via their Facebook groups:

  • Washington, DC – “Yale Summer Events in Washington, DC 2017”; 2017 Director: Alyssa Patterson
  • San Francisco – “SF Yale Summer Events 2017”; 2017 Director: Adam Harb
  • New York – “2017 Yale Summer Events in NYC”; Laura Michael

Open Director Positions

Interested in managing and coordinating the programs for New York, San Francisco, or Washington, D.C.?  Apply for a Director position via Yale Career Link. 

Note: Legal notice: There will be alcohol at some Yale Summer Events. For those under 21 who attend events open to all ages where alcohol is served, such as happy hours and barbeques, you are reminded that the U.S. law forbids anyone under 21 from consuming alcohol. Students in attendance at these events acknowledge that Yale University is not responsible for, and will be held harmless against, any injury, loss, or other damage arising from or related in any manner to a student who does not abide by this law.