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.

AI Resume Review and Mock Interviews: Big Interview

Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) is a term you may have heard of, and if not, you will soon.

Through the Big Interview AI Resume Review, students can upload their draft resume and a job description and receive an ATS review, …

By Yale Office of Career Strategy
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Internal Consulting vs. External Consulting

Many large companies have built their own internal consulting firms – often known as internal strategy teams. Instead of paying outside consulting firms, companies have brought the consulting function in-house to solve their own strategic and operational business problems. If you’re …

By Denise Byrnes
Denise Byrnes Associate Director
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Summer Internships with Wolf Trap Performing Arts Foundation

Summer 2023 internships will be hybrid or in-person and hired interns will be provided a laptop and necessary software for the expected duration of their assignment. Please note that all positions will require interns to be located in the DC …

By Kelly McSergi
Kelly McSergi Assistant Director of Employer Relations
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Investment Banking: 2024 Summer Internship Overview

Employers hiring for investment banking internships recruit based on their own individual timelines. Recruiting for junior year internships begins early; some students may start the recruiting process in the spring semester of their sophomore year – others will find themselves applying …

By Yale Office of Career Strategy
Yale Office of Career Strategy
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J.P. Morgan Private Bank Challenge

Applications for the 2023 J.P. Morgan Private Bank Challenge are open. The Global Private Bank Challenge offers students the unique opportunity to learn more about the business of Private Banking through real-world case study challenges and gain invaluable skills to prepare …

By Denise Byrnes
Denise Byrnes Associate Director
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Career Resources

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Community Resources

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!

TWO WAYS TO SEARCH:

  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 Spotlights

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

 

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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.

CONTACT & LOCATION

Phone
(203) 432-0803
Address

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New Haven, CT 06510

SERVICE HOURS

Academic Year Summer Hours
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T 8:30am - 5pm 8:30am - 4:30pm
W 8:30am - 5pm 8:30am - 4:30pm
TH 8:30am - 5pm 8:30am - 4:30pm
F 8:30am - 5pm 8:30am - 4:30pm

The office is closed weekends, holidays, and recess days.