Career Fairs/Networking Events

Throughout the year, OCS works with employers to host industry networking events and individual information sessions where students meet employer representatives and learn about their organizations.

Individual Employer Events: View a list of upcoming employer events, including company presentations, coffee chats, and office hours, in Yale Career Link under the Events tab, Information Sessions.

Dress Attire for Employer Events: Business casual dress is appropriate for Yale career fairs, employer information sessions, and other on-campus employer information sessions. Business casual attire includes pants, shirts, skirts, and dresses that, while not formal, are appropriate for a professional environment. Clothing should be pressed and should be neither too loose nor too tight. Examples of acceptable business casual attire include a sweater or blouse with khaki pants or a skirt. This does not apply to interviews or Consortium events unless indicated by the employer; please review Interview Attire for more information.

 

OCS Industry-Specific Networking Events

Industry-specific networking events offer students the opportunity to connect with employers and learn about opportunities. Information and participating employers can be found under the Events, Career Fairs tab of Yale Career LinkBusiness casual attire.

To learn how to navigate these events view this quick 3-minute video.

2022-2023 OCS Networking Events/Career Fairs

  • Consulting Networking Event
    September 9, 2022 from 1:00pm – 3:00pm
  • Finance Networking Event
    September 13, 2022 from 5:30pm – 7:30pm
  • STEM Networking Event
    September 20, 2022 from 4:00pm – 7:00pm
  • Common Good & Creative Careers Peer to Peer Networking Event
    October 27, 2022 from 4:00 – 6:00pm at Dwight Hall Chapel & Common Room
  • CGCC (Common Good & Creative Careers) Networking Event
    March 3, 2023 from 1:00 – 3:00pm

Consortium Events co-hosted by the Office of Career Strategy

Engineering Career Fair Collaborative – Friday, November 4, 2022

  • Description: Connect with representatives from engineering firms recruiting for full-time and internship opportunities in robotics, energy, medical devices, environmental services, transportation, and design. Students from Yale, Harvard, Boston University, Olin College, Tufts, and MIT are invited to attend.
  • Date: Friday, November 4, 2022, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Eligible Students: This event is open to Yale College and GSAS students.
  • Location: This event will be held virtually.
  • Additional Details: Beginning on October 24th register for the event in Handshake . Select ‘sign in’ and sign in with your yale.edu address. 

LAUNCH – Wednesday-Thursday, January 18-19, 2023

  • Description: LAUNCH offers seniors from Yale, Brown, Connecticut College, Cornell, Swarthmore, Union and William & Mary an opportunity to be selected for interviews with employers seeking talent for legal, marketing and research positions.
  • Dates: Wednesday & Thursday, January 18-19, 2023
  • Eligible Students: This event is open to Yale College seniors.
  • Location: This event will be held virtually.
  • Additional Details: Visit the website for details on how to register and apply.  Application deadline is January 3rd.

All-Ivy Environmental & Sustainable Fair – Friday, February 10, 2023 

  • Description: This Ivy League collaboration provides organizations unparalleled access to undergraduate, graduate and Ph.D. students with the skills to address the complex sustainability challenges of our global economy.
  • Date: Friday, February 10, 2023
  • Time: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM ET
  • Location: This event will be held virtually.
  • Eligible Students: All Yale students are welcome to attend.
  • Additional Details: Visit the main page for the Fair.

Georgetown Nonprofit & Government Expo – Friday, February 17, 2023

  • Description: The annual Government and Nonprofit Career EXPO brings top employers to Georgetown to recruit for internships and full-time jobs across the government and nonprofit sectors.
  • Date: Friday, February 17, 2023 from 10:00AM – 3:00PM
  • Eligible Students: All Yale students and degreed alums are welcome to attend.
  • Location: This event will be held virtually on Handshake.
  • Additional Details: Registration opens on January 25, 2023. Click here to learn more and register for the event.

Ph.D. & Master Virtual Career Expo – Wednesday, March 8, 2023

  • Description: Connecting Ph.D. and Master’s students, Postdocs and Alumni from STEM, Humanities and Social Sciences to employers for networking and recruitment.
  • Date: March 8, 2023 – 1:00 – 4:00 PM
  • Eligible Students: All Yale Ph.D., Masters students, Postdocs, and recent alumni are welcome to attend.
  • Additional Details: Visit the main page for the Fair.

IMPACTlink – 2023 event date has not yet been selected

  • Description: This recruiting event provides graduating seniors from Yale, Brown, Harvard, New York University, Swarthmore and the University of Virginia the opportunity to interview with employers that are driven by a mission to make a positive impact on society.
  • Date: tbd (Spring 2023)
  • Eligible Students: This event is open to Yale College seniors.
  • Location: This event will be held virtually.
  • Additional Details: Details on how to apply will be made available in February.

Ivy+ ‘Just in Time’ Career Fair – Tuesday, April 18, 2023

  • Description: This Ivy+ Consortium event brings together 100+ employers with active openings for internship and full-time roles across all industries. Students from Brown, UChicago, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Duke, Harvard, MIT, Penn, Princeton, Stanford, and Yale.
  • Date: Tuesday, April 18, 2023
  • Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST
  • Eligible Students: Undergraduates, graduate students, post-docs, and recent alumni of participating schools.
  • Location: Event is held virtually on Handshake.
  • Additional Details: Details on how to register and apply will be made available in February 2023

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Registration Opens today for Government, Education & Non-Profit virtual Career Fair

Be one of the first students to register for the 2023 Government, Education & Non-Profit Career Fair!

The event will be held on Friday, February 17 – 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM ET on Handshake. Network with top employers to students …

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Get Hired 2023 Career Fair – January 10, 2023

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Take Your Job Search on the Go!

Consider using the Symplicity mobile app when you attend an upcoming career fair or recruiting event. With the app on your smartphone, you can view a list of participating Employers and a brief description of each business

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