Common Good & Creative Careers (CGCC) is an initiative from Yale’s Office of Career Strategy to support Yale students interested in pursuing careers that make a difference and encourage their creativity. CGCC ensures that every Yale student exploring a career in the areas listed below are aware of the many resources available to him or her.
Point: CGCC covers careers in: Nonprofit, Government, Education, Arts (Architecture/Design, Entertainment, Fine and Visual, Literary, Theater and Performing) and Communications.
CGCC has three career advisers and one administrative staff in Yale’s Office of Career Strategy dedicated to providing career advice in the areas listed above. Click here to read more about them and to make an appointment.
Including Travel Reimbursement for Nonprofit and Government Interviews/Arts Auditions; The new Public Service/Public Interest Exception; Seniors Seeking Public Service Work Email; Workforce Recruitment Program and more.
|Event||Detail||Date & Time||Location|
|Art Major Alumni Panel||Co-sponsored with School of Art||Spring||School of Art|
|The Business of Auditioning||Spring||DMCA|
|DMCA Interdisciplinary Arts Workshops||Continuous programming, visit calendar.yale.edu/cal/up for more info.||Fall & Spring||DMC|
|Washington, DC Jobs - Metrolink DC & the Georgetown Nonprofit & Government Expo||This talk will explain to students how the Metrolink DC and Georgetown Nonprofit and Government Expo Events work. Both of these events take place on Friday, February 17th in Washington, DC. Seniors can apply for jobs at Metrolink DC and all students can attend the Georgetown Expo. To sign up for the Expo, RSVP in OCS Events.||January 19, 1:00-2:00pm||OCS Rm 369|
|What are Careers K-12 Education?||Learn the differences between Independent, Charter, Public and Private Schools||January 20, 1:00-2:00pm||HGS Rm 119|
|What are Creative Careers? A Talk with Hollywood Composer Jonathan Wolff||Acclaimed musician/composer/songwriter Jonathan Wolff created the music for 75 primetime network series. He also created the TV themes for 44 of those series, including Seinfeld and Will & Grace. In this storytelling-from-the-piano performance lecture, Wolff shares his musical journey including Hollywood Insider “behind-the-scenes” accounts, with details of his career which included recording with hundreds of music artists (not hyperbole).||January 26, 4:00-5:30pm||Jonathan Edwards College, Head of College House|
|Education Resume Reviews||Reserve your spot to get a one-on-one resume review with Office of Career Strategy staff from the Common Good and Creative Careers Team. IMPORTANT: To reserve a resume review slot, RSVP to this event in Yale Career Link (powered by Symplicity) by choosing a time that works best for you. You must arrive on time as advisors will not be able to see you at a later resume review slot.||January 26, 1:00-3:00pm||Bass Library|
|Women in Government Application Workshops with WCS@Yale presentation||Have questions about the Women in Government Fellowship Application or Program? Come to this session to ask whatever questions you have. Stephanie Waite, Senior Associate Director from Yale's Office of Career Strategy who manages the program, and Sarah Siegel, 2016 Women in Government Fellow, will be answering all of your application and program-related questions.||January 27, 2:00-4:00pm||WLH 002|
|Yale Creative Career Fair||A unique opportunity to network and connect with employer representatives from a broad range of entertainment, media, and arts related industries. Open to all undergraduate and graduate students interested in learning more about and pursuing a creative career.||January 30, 5:00-7:00pm||DMCA|
|Government Resume Reviews||
Pursuing an internship or post-graduate job in Government? Attending the State & Local Government Networking Event on February 7th? Reserve your spot to get a one-on-one resume review with Office of Career Strategy staff from the Common Good and Creative Careers Team. First-come, first-served basis. Please only RSVP if you plan to show as space is very limited.
|January 31, 12:00-2:00pm||Bass Library|
|What are Creative Careers? A Range of Theater Opportunities||From design to performance, from development to production, the theater industry offers a broad array of both technical and creative opportunities. Join a panel of alumni professionals as they discuss this range of pursuit and offer insights into the practical realities of professional theater. Panel to be followed by pizza social and networking session.||January 31, 5:00-7:00pm||Off Broadway Theater|
|Event||Detail||Time & Date||Location|
|U.S. Department of State: One-on-One Sessions with Diplomat in Residence||
Sign up for a one-on-one 20-minute appointment with U.S. Department of State Diplomat in Residence, Jon Danilowicz.
During this session, you can ask questions regarding employment with the U.S. Department of State, including what it takes to become a Foreign Service Officer.
|February 1, 9:00am-5:00pm||OCS|
Change Corps Information Session
|tbd||February 1, 3:00-4:00pm||OCS|
|WorldTeach Virtual Information Session||Register to learn more about post-graduation options with WorldTeach.||February 2, 5:00-6:00pm||TBD|
|United States Marine Corps Office Hours||Schedule a time to meet one-on-one with Captain Amato to learn about options with the U.S. Marine Corps.||February 7, 12:00-4:00pm||OCS|
|State and Local Government Networking Event||Speak with employers specifically within state & local government! These employers may have job or internship opportunities, and they will be good contacts for you to make as you are thinking about your job or internship search. Professional attire is recommended. All class levels are welcome to attend.||February 7, 2:00-4:00pm||Sterling Memorial Library|
|Nonprofit Resume Reviews||Pursuing an internship or post-graduate job in the Nonprofit Sector? Attending the Nonprofit Networking Event on February 10th? Reserve your spot to get a one-on-one resume review with Office of Career Strategy staff from the Common Good and Creative Careers Team. To reserve a resume review slot, RSVP to this event in Yale Career Link (powered by Symplicity) by choosing a time that works best for you.||February 8, 2:00-4:00pm||Bass Library|
|Nonprofit Networking Event||Speak with representatives from organizations specifically within the nonprofit sector! These employers may have job or internship opportunities, and the representatives will be vital contacts for you to make as you are thinking about your job or internship search. Professional attire is recommended. All class levels are welcome to attend.||February 10, 2:00-4:00pm||Sterling Memorial Library|
|Governor Raimondo Round-Table Discussion||tbd||February 10, 5:30pm||TBD|
|Urban Teachers Lunch & Learn Information Session||tbd||February 14, 11am-1:00pm||OCS|
|MetroLink DC Interviewing Event||tbd||February 17, 9am-4:00pm||Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington, DC|
|Georgetown Government & Nonprofit Career Expo||This is a Consortium Event that takes place at Georgetown University. All Yale students and alumni are welcome to attend. Address: Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center Ballroom, Washington, DC. This annual Government and Nonprofit Career EXPO brings top employers to Georgetown to recruit for internships and full-time jobs in a wide range of fields in the government and nonprofit sectors. Don't miss this opportunity to learn more about careers in government and nonprofit and to network with employers.||February 17, 10am-3:00pm||Georgetown University, Washington, DC|
|Women in Government Application Workshop with WGS@Yale Presentation||Have questions about the Women in Government Fellowship Application or Program? Come to this session to ask whatever questions you have. Stephanie Waite, Senior Associate Director from Yale's Office of Career Strategy who manages the program, and Sarah Siegel, 2016 Women in Government Fellow, will be answering all of your application and program-related questions.||February 17, 2:00-4:00pm||WLH 002|
|Global Health Opportunities and Networking Event||Attend this event to meet practitioners in the field, as well as learn about various internship and career opportunities. This event is sponsored by the Yale Office of Career Strategy and the Yale School of Public Health. All class levels are welcome to attend.||February 24, 12:00-2:00pm||HGS 119|
|Event||Detail||Time & Date||Location|
|Years of Service Panel||tbd||March 2, 3:00-4:00pm||Dwight Hall Chapel|
|All Ivy Environmental and Sustainable Development Career Fair||This is a Consortium Event located at Columbia University. All Yale students are able to attend. Each year, the eight Ivy League schools come together to produce a unique and inspiring career fair that provides companies unparalleled access to undergraduate, graduate and Ph.D level students who have the skills and knowledge to address the complex sustainability challenges of our global economy.||March 3, 9:00am-4:00pm||Columbia University, Alfred Lerner Hall, Roone Arledge Auditorium, 2920 Broadway, between 114th & 115th Streets|