Common Good & Creative Careers

The Common Good & Creative Careers (CGCC) Initiative

Common Good & Creative Careers (CGCC) supports Yale students interested in pursuing careers that make a difference and encourage their creativity. Visit our CGCC career communities to learn more:

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Upcoming Ivy+ Creative Careers Events: Sotheby’s Info Session & Making a Scripted Podcast

We have two great virtual events, both sponsored by the Ivy+ Creative Careers partnership, coming up just after the break. Make sure to register beforehand to receive Zoom access:

Sotheby’s 2022 Summer Internship Info Session
Thursday, December 2, 2021
4pm …

By Derek I. Webster
Derek I. Webster Senior Associate Director for Creative Careers Derek I. Webster
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Storytelling with Slides: An Open Tutorial on Pitching Your Venture

Storytelling with Slides is a Tsai CITY video tutorial that provides budding entrepreneurs with an introduction into building a pitch deck.

The tutorial addresses the importance of creating a plan, defining your purpose and how to create, iterate and disseminate …

By Chelsea Xu
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CGCC – 5 Upcoming Events (Mon-Wed)

After the Thanksgiving holiday, Common Good & Creative Careers has 5 events for you right when you return.

MeshEd Collective Information Sessions, Monday, November 29th, 12:15 – 1pm EST, Virtual

Interested in Education? Attend this information session to learn about a …

By Robyn Acampora
Robyn Acampora Director of Strategic Initiatives and Public Service Careers Robyn Acampora
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Craft & Career: J.M. DeMatteis, Writer, Comic Book creator – Part 2

The Craft & Career series connects with professional creatives from the arts, entertainment, and media industries, to discuss the nuances of their craft, the reality of their careers, and how, in often surprising ways, these two concerns can work together.

By Derek I. Webster
Derek I. Webster Senior Associate Director for Creative Careers Derek I. Webster
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Employer Hiring Plans Jump for Class of 2022 Graduates

Full article originally published by the National Association of College & Employers (NACE) available here

Employers plan to hire 26.6% more new graduates from the Class of 2022 than they did from the Class of 2021, according to NACE’s Job Outlook …

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Career Resources

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Community Spotlights

  • Legislative Intern Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR)
  • Research Project Intern Dr. Sarah Cahn, Professor
  • Congressional Intern Office of Congressman Steve Cohen (D – TN)
  • Research Project
  • Human Rights Refugee & Immigrant Program Intern Advocates for Human Rights, Minnesota
  • Innovation Lab Intern Greenwich Library, Connecticut
  • Nutrition Education Fellow Capital Area Food Bank, Washington DC
  • Development Intern Peer Health Exchange (PHE), Chicago
  • Assistant General Counsel Congressional Budget Office
  • Senior Impact Investing Advisor

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

 

  • First Destination
  • Top Employers
  • Employment Industry and Function
  • Size of the Organization
  • Starting Salary
  • Time of Year Offer Received
  • Co-curricular 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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The office is closed weekends, holidays, and recess days.