Arts

Careers in the arts encompass a broad range of disciplines, including:

Artistic careers require a great amount of training, experience, and passion. When pursuing a career in the arts, it is important for students to become involved in their surrounding arts community, to keep in touch with their arts faculty and staff, and to develop extensive professional contacts in their field.

Texas Tribune Student Fellowships

The Texas Tribune, a Yale OCS partner, is now accepting applications for spring and summer fellowships. These are paid positions for enrolled college students. Grad students are eligible. Recent graduates are eligible for summer positions. 

The deadline to apply is …

By Derek I. Webster
Derek I. Webster Senior Associate Director for Creative Careers Derek I. Webster
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Overseas Press Club Foundation Scholarship/Fellowships

Graduate and undergraduate students studying at American colleges and universities who aspire to become foreign correspondents are invited to apply for Overseas Press Club Foundation scholarship/fellowship awards. American students studying abroad are also eligible to apply.

In a typical year, …

By Derek I. Webster
Derek I. Webster Senior Associate Director for Creative Careers Derek I. Webster
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2022 Tennessee Williams & New Orleans Literary Festival – Contest Deadlines 11/1 & 11/15

The Tennessee Williams & New Orleans Literary Festival is excited to invite writers to submit original pieces to their 2021-22 contests in Fiction, Very Short Fiction, Poetry, and One-Act Plays.

Fiction and One-Act Play entries are now due November 1, …

By Derek I. Webster
Derek I. Webster Senior Associate Director for Creative Careers Derek I. Webster
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Tsai CITY Intensive: Hub and Spoke – application due 10/4

Hub and Spoke is a Fall 2021 intensive focused on infrastructure-building and partnership-forging across the Yale campus and New Haven communities

In this intensive — a partnership between Tsai CITY, Yale Schwarzman Center, Urban Studies, and Yale CCAM — students will build …

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Derek I. Webster Senior Associate Director for Creative Careers Derek I. Webster
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Art to Heart Volunteering at Yale New Haven Hospital

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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

 

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  • Time of Year Offer Received
  • 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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