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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Craft & Career: J.M. DeMatteis, Writer, Comic Book Creator – Part 1

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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New Resource for Alumni going into Common Good Careers

Interested in seeing where Yale alums entering Common Good Careers have gone in the past four years? All Yale Students and Alumni of our office can now view the updated Common Good Careers Class List which includes information on Yale …

By Robyn Acampora
Robyn Acampora Director of Strategic Initiatives and Public Service Careers Robyn Acampora
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Working in Diplomacy: Careers with the U.S. State Department (video available)

In mid-September, OCS co-sponsored a talk with the U.S. State Department called “Working in Diplomacy: Careers with the U.S. State Department (September 2021 Webinar)”

For those of you who missed this talk and are interested in working for the State …

By Robyn Acampora
Robyn Acampora Director of Strategic Initiatives and Public Service Careers Robyn Acampora
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Pathways into Preschool-12 Teaching Program (videos available)

In mid-September, Yale’s Education Studies Program hosted a conversation on pathways into teaching. Yale EDST faculty Mira Debs and Melissa Scheve presented an overview of entry-points into teaching. Yale Senior Edie Abraham-Macht will lead a panel of Yale alumni sharing their …

By Robyn Acampora
Robyn Acampora Director of Strategic Initiatives and Public Service Careers Robyn Acampora
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Television Academy 2022 Internship Program (Spring & Summer)

The application period for the Television Academy Foundation’s 2022 Internship Program is now open for college media students nationwide.

Graduate and undergraduate students studying television arts can apply for paid internships in the television industry now through January 19, 2022 …

By Derek I. Webster
Derek I. Webster Senior Associate Director for Creative Careers Derek I. Webster
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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

 

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  • 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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