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).

PreHealth Shadowing Leadership Positions

Dear Students,

We take extreme pleasure in announcing the newly available PHS leadership positions for the 2021-2022 academic year. Our student-led organization is welcoming students of all majors, education levels, and professional interests who are eager to make a difference within the …

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Founded in 1979, Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY) is a nonprofit dedicated to identifying and developing the talents of academically advanced K-12 students around the world.  We are actively hiring Virtual Student Support Monitors and Program Assistants for …

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Physiocamp Internship

The Office of Career Strategy posts job listings for the convenience of students. The University does not endorse or recommend employers and a posting does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation. The University explicitly makes no representations or guarantees about …

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Postgrad Research Associate, Dept of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences

A 1-2 year postgraduate research associate position in translational and clinical research is available in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences at Yale School of Medicine. The primary focus of this laboratory is to identify and collect biospecimens …

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Immigrant Justice Corps – 2022 Justice Fellowship (Due 10/15/21)

The need for passionate leaders in the immigration field is greater than ever. As an Immigrant Justice Corps (IJC) Justice Fellow, you’ll be front and center in the fight to expand access to immigrant justice and challenge a system that …

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Career Resources

Graduate School Financial Aid for Minority Students (

External resource with a searchable database of financial aid resources for diverse students seeking graduate programs in all areas of …

The American Physician Scientists Association (APSA) is an organization dedicated to providing professional development resources to aspiring physician scientists. In …
Veterinary Medicine is one of the least diverse professions in the United States.

Pawsibilities Vet Med is a nonprofit organization …

LGBTQ + Pre-Med

Created by Northwestern University, this resource aims to support LGBTQ premedical students pursuing careers in medicine by discussing common questions, …

Community Spotlights

Lily Zhao (Astronomy)

Lily Zhao (Astronomy)

3-Minute Thesis Finalist,PhD
  • 3MT Winner 2020

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

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    • 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
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  • Co-curricular and Study Abroad Experiences
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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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