Education

Careers in Education

The field of education offers a wide range of career opportunities for liberal arts graduates both within, and outside, the classroom.

Breakthrough Collaborative: Becoming a Teaching Fellow

Application Deadlines:

Early Action Deadline: January 12, 2023
Regular Decision Deadline: February 23, 2023

For more than 40 years, Breakthrough Collaborative has been creating empowering educational experiences for traditionally underrepresented students on their path to college and operates the largest …

By Jorimel Zaldivar
Jorimel Zaldivar Senior Associate Director for Common Good Careers
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Southern Teachers, The Premiere Recruiter for Private Schools in the South: Teaching Opportunities for December Graduates

As you head into the holiday season, have the gift of knowing that Southern Teachers can help you in your job search! Our services are free to job seekers, and we have many mid-year teaching jobs open around the South. 

Apply today

By Jorimel Zaldivar
Jorimel Zaldivar Senior Associate Director for Common Good Careers
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Career Paths in Science Education and Beyond Faculty: A Panel Discussion with STEM PhDs in Secondary Education

Wednesday, November 16th, 5:30-7:00PM EST (via Zoom)

Join the Office of Career Strategy (OCS) for the third month of their STEM PhD Pathways program to build awareness of the diverse career opportunities available for graduate students and postdocs.

Our November …

By Haofan Li
Haofan Li McDougal Career Fellow
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Charnice’s Corner: Summer Research Guide

Packed with useful information for every class year.
A must read for students seeking summer research!

All content of the guide has been collected and shared courtesy of Charnice Hoegnifioh

By Lisa Blees
Lisa Blees Assistant Director, Programming & Internal Relations
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Grace Year

Applications open on December 1, 2022, for 2023-2024 Program Year

Grace Year is an Episcopal Service Corps program in the Hudson Valley. Five recent college graduates each year are invited to live together in intentional community in Millbrook, NY, about …

By Jorimel Zaldivar
Jorimel Zaldivar Senior Associate Director for Common Good Careers
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Career Resources

In an effort to support students pursuing careers in the nonprofit, government and the arts sectors or those who plan …

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 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
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

 

  • First Destination
  • Top Employers
  • Employment Industry and Function
  • Size of the Organization
  • Starting Salary
  • Time of Year Offer Received
  • Co-Curricular, Research, 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.