Government

Government roles within the United Stated include opportunities with federal, state, local, and tribal agencies. In addition there are numerous employment opportunities in the private or nonprofit sectors working on behalf of various government agencies.

For those interested in public service work, it’s important to think about responsible engagement. Review this page on Planning Public Service Projects to learn more about what responsible engagement looks like and how you can develop a plan that aligns well for you and the community you plan to serve.

The White House Internship Program

Application Deadline: Friday, December 2, 2022

The White House Internship Program is a public service leadership and development program that provides emerging leaders with an opportunity to gain valuable skills while supporting the work of the White House and furthering …

By Jorimel Zaldivar
Jorimel Zaldivar Senior Associate Director for Common Good Careers
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2023 Public Service Internship and Scholarship Program of CAPAL (Conference on Asian and Pacific American Leadership)

The Conference on Asian and Pacific American Leadership (CAPAL) is now accepting applications for the 2023 Public Service Internship and Scholarship Program. This paid program includes weekly leadership seminars, Community Action Projects, and individual mentorship

CAPAL’s Public Service …

By Ya Hsien Cheng
Ya Hsien Cheng Assistant Director of Employer Relations
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Future Leaders Climate Summit 2023 in Miami!

The Future Leaders’ Climate Summit will take place March 3-6, 2023, during Aspen Ideas: Climate in Miami Beach, Florida. The Summit is open to any individual between the ages of 18 and 30 with a demonstrated interest in climate change …

By Ya Hsien Cheng
Ya Hsien Cheng Assistant Director of Employer Relations
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Clinton Global Initiative University to be hosted by Vanderbilt University on March 3-5, 2023

Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) recruits a student cohort of young leaders who are committed to developing innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges. Each year, undergraduate and graduate students from around the world apply to participate in CGI U’s year-round …

By Jorimel Zaldivar
Jorimel Zaldivar Senior Associate Director for Common Good Careers
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EL POMAR Internship & Fellowship

INTERNSHIP:

-paid, 10-week, in Colorado

The application is currently open and closes Friday, February 10, 2023. To apply: Internship | El Pomar Foundation

FELLOWSHIP:

-paid, 2-year, post-collegiate, in Colorado

The application is currently open and closes Tuesday, January 10, 2023. To …

By Ya Hsien Cheng
Ya Hsien Cheng Assistant Director of Employer Relations
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Career Resources

In an effort to support students pursuing careers in the nonprofit, government and the arts sectors, OCS offers a reimbursement …

Community Resources

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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

 

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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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