Non-Profit

Nonprofit organizations hire on a need basis, typically posting full-time positions one to two months prior to hiring in the spring. Gaining related experience to your career field of interest, including volunteer work during college and post-graduation year-of-service positions, will make candidates more marketable to nonprofit agencies. Only a small portion of nonprofit positions are posted to the public; many organizations inform the public through word-of-mouth and prefer to hire interns and volunteers, who already possess the skills and knowledge to do the work.

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Mentoring Master Class: Peer Mentoring Groups

Mentors shape our careers by guiding us through difficult decisions. But, how do you find a good mentor? In this series, Dr. Joanne Kamens advocates for the use of Peer Mentoring Groups as a method to provide and receive valuable …

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Making the Most of Your Summer Internship

With summer now in full swing, here are some tips for making the most of your summer internship

Define your expectations of the experience:

What would you like to accomplish through this experience?
How can you best approach those goals?

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Is Your Online Presence Hurting Your Career?

For many of us, social media is an integral part of everyday life—and for many employers, a prospective hire’s online presence can be a major factor in determining employability. In addition to reading through resumes and cover letters, 90% of …

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YANA Careers in Social Impact Series

YANA hosts a new “Careers in Social Impact” webinar series:

6/28: Should you go abroad? Social Impact Outside the U.S.
6/29: Getting Involved in Nonprofit Governance: What Does Board Service Mean?
6/30: Philanthropy’s Role in Advancing Racial Equity Virtual Town …

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CGCC Alumni Podcast Series: Supporting and Enriching Child Care in New Haven: Janna Wagner ’95, All Our Kin

Janna Wagner, founder and Chief Learning Officer of All Our Kin, shares her experience founding a nonprofit in New Haven to support family childcare businesses and improve children’s early learning experiences.  #yale #cgcc #nonprofit #education #childcare #newhaven

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Career 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

Career Outcomes

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Most Recent Class Overview

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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
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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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