Federal, State, Local, and Tribal Government

The U.S. Federal Government is the nation’s largest employer and offers challenging experiences, competitive salary, and generous benefits. State, local, and tribal governments provide a wide variety of job opportunities as well.

Create a Target Employer List (Job Search Road Map)

Your target employer list is a critical element of your job search plan. Having a target list provides a road map as you begin your employer research and outreach efforts. An employer target list can start with industry (e.g., Healthcare), …

By David Halek
David Halek Director of Employer Relations David Halek
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Upcoming Events for Week of 10/11

Below are some upcoming events that we want to put on your radar. Enjoy!

CGCC Chats – United Nations Small Group Chat with Human Resource Specialist, Manuela Morelli, October 13, 9:00am (signups ae limited)

CGCC Chats – United Nations Small …

By Robyn Acampora
Robyn Acampora Director of Strategic Initiatives and Public Service Careers Robyn Acampora
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U.S. State Department Internship is Open! Deadline 10/18

Below are Details for the U.S. State Department Internship. 

We also co-hosted a talk with the Diplomat in Residence earlier this month. Here is the video in case you want to watch it.

 

U.S. Department of State Student Internship …

By Robyn Acampora
Robyn Acampora Director of Strategic Initiatives and Public Service Careers Robyn Acampora
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Reimbursement for Travel and Other Career Related Engagements for Yale Seniors

In an effort to support students pursuing careers in the nonprofit, government and the arts sectors, OCS offers a travel reimbursement program for Yale College Class of 2022 graduates to help offset costs associated with travel for interviews, auditions, and/or …

By Robyn Acampora
Robyn Acampora Director of Strategic Initiatives and Public Service Careers Robyn Acampora
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CGCC Alumni Podcast Series: From Unpaid Employee to U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Intelligence with Christopher Mellon, ’84 MA

Christopher Mellon recounts his career path from unpaid employee to U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Intelligence. The Yale alum also discusses his current work on the History Channel show Unidentified: Inside America’s UFO Investigation and his conviction that life exists …

By Claire Zalla
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Career Resources

Fellowship Search Engines – Common Good & Creative Careers

Common Good & Creative Careers (CGCC) Fellowship Search Engine List –The following list includes a sample of search engines for …

Public Health / Health Policy Fellowships Sample List – Common Good & Creative Careers
Public Affairs / Public Service Fellowships Sample List – Common Good & Creative Careers

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
  • Assistant General Counsel Congressional Budget Office

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.

CONTACT & LOCATION

Phone
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Address

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New Haven, CT 06510

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The office is closed weekends, holidays, and recess days.