At home, abroad, working, interning?  Wherever you are this summer, contact OCS or make an appointment for a virtual advising session. We are available all summer! 

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.

How to start your career with the National Park Service

Are you interested in joining the National Park Service (NPS) family?

To kickstart your exploration, here’s a roadmap to guide you through the application process:

By Kelly McSergi
Kelly McSergi Assistant Director of Employer Relations
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From Yale to the U.S. Digital Corps: Kira Tebbe ’17’s Journey to Impactful Public Service

When Kira Tebbe graduated from Yale in 2017 with a degree in Sociology and Applied
Mathematics, she wasn’t totally set in a career path. After spending some time in a “traditional tech role”, Kira realized that for her, believing in …

By Kelly McSergi
Kelly McSergi Assistant Director of Employer Relations
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Yale College and Yale Information Technology Services (ITS) – Advising Resources Website

Yale College and Yale Information Technology Services (ITS) are collaborating to improve the Advising Resources website. As part of this project, we seek to better understand the current experience and needs of students like you.

We are currently scheduling one-on-one interviews …

By Lori Ferrara
Lori Ferrara Senior Administrative Assistant
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Job Search Resources

Contact recent Yale College graduates to discuss their post-graduate roles. Yale College students can access the lists below by logging …

How to Navigate Federal Careers: Understanding USAJOBS, Security Clearances & More, presented by the Partnership for Public Service
Mastering the Federal Resume: Your Key to Government Career Success, presented by the Partnership for Public Service

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.)

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 more information on detailed reports.

Helpful Tips for 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.
  • The tool will return results with at least five responses – For small majors, choosing ‘All Years’ is more likely to show results
  • Default results will show the most recent Class Year.
  • Uncheck the selected major(s) to reset your search.
  • To ensure confidentiality, results are reported in the aggregate and more granular data is not available through this tool.
  • First Destination Summaries are based on the knowledge rate of graduate outcomes six months after graduation according to National Association of Colleges and Employers guidelines.
  • 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
90.3% of those graduating between July 1, 2022-June 30, 2023 94.0% employed or in graduate school within six months of graduation $89,622 among graduates employed full-time in the United States Education, Financial Services, 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.

CONTACT & LOCATION

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(203) 432-0803
Address

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New Haven, CT 06510

SERVICE HOURS

Day of the week
Academic Year Summer Hours
Monday 8:30am - 5pm 8:30am - 4:30pm
Tuesday 8:30am - 5pm 8:30am - 4:30pm
Wednesday 8:30am - 5pm 8:30am - 4:30pm
Thursday 8:30am - 5pm 8:30am - 4:30pm
Friday 8:30am - 5pm 8:30am - 4:30pm

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