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:


4 signs it’s time to rethink your rates

Regardless of what services you offer, there’s one thing that all freelancers need to do in order to run a successful business: set their rates.

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Spice Up Your Video Conference Backgrounds After a Visit to the “Zoom Museum”

The Zoom Museum, created by Iruoma Ekpunobi, is a comprehensive compilation of artworks made available by different institutions for your conferencing needs.

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Auction Houses’ Rapid Shift Online Signals Lasting Impact of Pandemic: Report

With sales postponed and auction houses left closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, there has been a rapid shift to the digital marketplace, data from Invaluable, the Boston-based online secondary market platform, reveals.

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11 Myths About Becoming a Pro Photographer

Do you carry a camera with you everywhere you go? Are you always snapping pictures on your vacations or offering to take photoshoots for your friends? If so, you might have considered becoming a professional photographer. While this career can …

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Despite the Crisis, Luxury Continues to Attract Investments

According to a survey released by Deloitte, 70 percent of strategic and financial investors are keen to invest in luxury companies.

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Career Resources

Community Resources

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)
  • 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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