Applying to Graduate & Professional School

A daunting process… but it doesn’t need to be

Applying to graduate school may seem like a daunting process, but it doesn’t need to be. Office of Career Strategy advisors can support and assist you with clarifying your goals and reasons for pursuing an advanced degree, researching programs, and navigating the application process.

Use the drop-down box to learn more about the process of applying to graduate school, business school, law school and advanced degrees in the health professions (including medical school, dental school, nursing school, veterinary school and other health professions programs).

Casa Monarca – Humanitarian Affairs Assistant Internship

Given a project partnership agreement with the UNHCR Field Office Monterrey as an assistant of humanitarian affairs will participate in all the activities supporting our mission to welcome, to protect, to promote and to integrate refugees.

There’s a short period …

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January 26, 2022 at 7pm: HPSP (Health Professions Scholarship Program) Panel

On January 26th 2022 at 7:00pm hear from HPSP  recipients  and  how  the  program  help  shape their military careers. Our panel will consist of Colonel Vincent Mase CardioThoracic Surgeon, Colonel (Ret) Catherine Takacs Witkop, Associate Dean for Medical Education and …

By Kristin McJunkins
Kristin McJunkins Director, Health Professions Advising & STEM Connect Kristin McJunkins
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Samvid Scholars: A Graduate School Scholarship for Future Leaders

Established in 2021, Samvid Scholars invests in future leaders committed to effecting positive change in the world. The scholarship provides up to $50,000 in tuition support each year for two years for students in graduate schools across the United States. …

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Medical Assistant in Dermatology office (Alexandria, VA)

Full One Year Job Opportunity in the WASHINGTON D.C. area for a Highly Motivated Student Wishing To Pursue A Career in Medicine

(Ideal for May Graduates but the possibility exists for a few immediate hires)

Dr. Bruce Glassman, a general …

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Forte Foundation Undergraduate Programming (free for Yale College students)

Join the Forté community and get access to a wide variety of resources designed to help you succeed — and lead!

College Leadership Conferences build your leadership skills, participate in hands-on workshops led by corporate partners, and grow your network.
Earn …

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Career Resources

Global Organization for Wilderness Education

An Open Access Free educational platform where interested students and healthcare professionals can explore and interact with wilderness and emergency …
Nurse Journal produced a guide outlining steps students can take to become nurse leaders with their degrees in health education. Explore …

Public Health / Health Policy Fellowships Sample List – Common Good & Creative Careers
Law / Legal Services Fellowships Sample List – Common Good & Creative Careers

Common Good & Creative Careers (CGCC) Law/Legal Services Fellowships List
The following list includes a sample of post-graduate fellowships …

Community Spotlights

Raveesha Gupta (MA ’17, International and Development Economics)

First Generation and/or Low Income Students, Humanities, Masters, Social Sciences, STEM
  • Research Analyst
  • Assistant General Counsel Congressional Budget Office

Career Outcomes

The Office of Career Strategy collects information about Yale College graduates after graduation. This interactive tool allows users to search these outcomes by year and major. Please visit Statistics & Reports for the more detailed reports.

Helpful Tips on using the Interactive Tool:

  • There is no Enter or Submit Button  Results will appear automatically with your selections
  • Choose ‘All Years’ or ‘All Majors’- For results across years and majors or check one for more granular results.
    • Default results will show the most recent Class Year.
    • Uncheck selected major(s) to reset your search.
    • To ensure student confidentiality, results are only reported in the aggregate and more granular data is not available through this public tool.
    • The tool will return results with at least five responses. If you require additional information contact the Office of Career Strategy

Most Recent Class Overview

Knowledge Rate Success Rate Mean Starting Salary Top Five Industries
91.6% of those graduating between July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020 91.7% employed or in graduate school within six months of graduation $71,030 among graduates employed in the United States. Financial Services, Education, Consulting, Technology and Healthcare


  • First Destination
  • Top Employers
  • Employment Industry and Function
  • Size of the Organization
  • Starting Salary
  • Time of Year Offer Received
  • Co-curricular and Study Abroad Experiences
  • First Destination Locations
  • Top Universities
  • Advanced Degrees Pursued

First Destination

First Destination refers to the postgraduate plans of Yale College graduates six months after graduation. The pursuits of Yale graduates include employment, graduate school, independent research, military service, and more.


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