Business, Law & Industry

Supports students and postdocs interested in a wide range of careers related to business, law & industry. These careers include those in Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations, Consulting, Finance, Insurance & Real Estate, Law & Legal Services, Startups and Entrepreneurship & Freelance Work.  Connects students to career resources, alums for networking opportunities, events to learn more about employers, workshops to broaden your understanding of the job search, and more.

Advising Resources

Advisors are available to meet with you 1:1 for personalized advice on your Business, Law & Industry-related career trajectory; schedule your appointment via Yale Career Link.  For students interested in pursuing a graduate degree in business, please see our Business School Resources.  For students interested in pursuing a law degree, please see our Law School Resources.   

Grow your Network

Connect with Employers

  • Attend OCS Industry-Specific Recruiting events to connect with a wealth of employers and learn about various opportunities within Business, Law & Industry.
  • Business related industry-specific events include: Consulting, Healthcare Consulting, Finance and Law & Legal Services.  Visit the Career Fairs / Networking Events page for details about the events.
  • Be sure to review our events calendar frequently for upcoming alumni panels, employer events and workshops.

Build Skills and Experience

  • Try out different work environments: Professional experiences and internships – Experiential learning is a way to link what is learned in the classroom to real-world experience.
  • Gain experience on-campus: Working in a leadership or an administrative position for a student organization can support your professional development, provide insight into career functions, help develop project management and communication skills, and engage in productive teamwork.
  • Leverage the many resources offered by graduate student groups and campus organizations.

HBS Mixers – Chicago, Houston, & San Francisco

Harvard Business School will be hosting college students this summer. Meet with current MBA students in Chicago, Houston, or San Francisco to learn about how you can engage with HBS as an undergrad through College Programs.

Chicago – Wednesday, July …

By Elizabeth Keane
Elizabeth Keane Recruiting Coordinator
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2023-2024 LSAT Testing Cycle

The 2023-2024 LSAT testing cycle is now open for all test administrations through June 2024. LSAC has already published the dates for the 2023-2024 testing cycle

As previously announced, starting with the August 2023 LSAT, most test takers will have …

By Yale Office of Career Strategy
Yale Office of Career Strategy
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RocketBlocks: Industry Overview Concepts

What are industry overviews?
Industry overviews provide a bird’s eye view of 10 industries that tend to surface in consulting interviews. They’ll help establish your bearings on industries you’re not super familiar with.

Each overview includes: 
– Major trends and …

By Denise Byrnes
Denise Byrnes Associate Director of Employer Relations
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Interested in Nonprofit Consulting? The time is now!

If you are interested in applying for full-time roles with nonprofit consulting firms, it is important to know that the timeline for these nonprofit opportunities is often similar to for profit consulting firms. Application deadlines can be as early as …

By Robyn Acampora
Robyn Acampora Director of Strategic Initiatives and Public Service Careers
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Careers in Renewable Energy

Here are some careers to consider in renewable energy from an article published in Firsthand (Vault).

Solar Engineer

As a solar engineer, you’ll be involved with the design, development, and even installation of solar panels and other types of solar …

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Alumni Spotlights

Featured Resources

Forage offers virtual work experiences, which are online programs built and endorsed by leading companies. Each virtual work experience contains …

Explore Job Market InsightsIn partnership withLightcast logo

Search continually updated U.S. market trends to learn about job types (job functions), growth trends, and desired skills. The results will include general information about each job (functional area), employment trends from the past two years and projections for the next 10 years, employers that have that role, desired education level, skills for the position, and more!


  1. Find Career Data by Selecting Keywords: Enter keywords of various job titles and choose a state or search nationwide to learn more about that job.
  2. Filter by Industry and Occupation: Search by industry and choose among popular occupations/job titles within that industry.

First, choose an industry of interest, then filter for occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)

Type in a keyword to select a relevant occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)

Community Resources

YC Career Outcomes

The Office of Career Strategy collects information about Yale College graduates. This tool allows users to search outcomes by year and major. Please visit Statistics & Reports for 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 the 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
    • First Destination Summaries are based on the knowledge rate of graduate outcomes six months after graduation under the guidelines set by the National Association of Colleges and Employers.

Most Recent Class Overview

Knowledge Rate Success Rate Mean Starting Salary Top Five Industries
86.8% of those graduating between July 1, 2020-June 30, 2021 96.9% employed or in graduate school within six months of graduation $76,359 among graduates employed in the United States. Financial Services, Education, Technology, Consulting, and Healthcare


  • First Destination
  • Top Employers
  • Employment Industry and Function
  • Size of the Organization
  • Starting Salary
  • Time of Year Offer Received
  • Internships, Research, 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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