Policy & Think Tanks

Think Tanks and Careers in Public Policy

Think tanks, which include research centers and policy institutes, are organizations that conduct research to support the creation and evolution of public policy.

New Job Board Alert! PoliCorner (government/nonprofit)

Yale’s Office of Career Strategy is excited to partner with Policorner.

Policorner.org is a free political internship and jobs platform connecting Yale University students with 2,000+ legal, political and public service internships and career opportunities.  Policorner.org allows Yale University students …

By Robyn Acampora
Robyn Acampora Director of Strategic Initiatives and Public Service Careers
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Recent Grads Interested in Nonprofit Consulting – Position Alert!

The Support Center – Accelerating Positive Social Change – has posted a Program Associate Position for their NYC Office. Here is the full posting.

The Support Center seeks to advance our mission for social change by empowering nonprofits and social …

By Robyn Acampora
Robyn Acampora Director of Strategic Initiatives and Public Service Careers
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Common Good Careers Advising continues to be available all summer!

Still seeking a job in a common good career? Continuing to pursue a summer internship in nonprofit or government? Perhaps you want to make sure you are making the most of your summer internship or plan ahead for the fall. …

By Robyn Acampora
Robyn Acampora Director of Strategic Initiatives and Public Service Careers
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Leverage SEA Funding to Secure a Summer Opportunity

Yale College students who receive any amount of financial aid from Yale are eligible to use their Summer Experience Award (SEA) to help with the expenses of an unpaid or underfunded summer experience (less than $1,500). The SEA can be …

By Yale Office of Career Strategy
Yale Office of Career Strategy
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Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA)

APSIA is a resource for those pursuing a career in international affairs. For information regarding schools, fellowships and scholarships, as well as professional development, check out their website, subscribe to their newsletter and follow APSIA through various social media platforms.

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

The following list includes a sample of post-graduate fellowships in Social Justice/Social Change. This is not intended to be a …

The following list includes a sample of post-graduate fellowships in Public Health/Health Policy. This is not intended to be a …

The following list includes a sample of post-graduate fellowships in Public Affairs/ Public Service. This is not intended to be …

The following list includes a sample of post-graduate fellowships in Nonprofit Leadership. This is not intended to be a complete …

The following list includes a sample of post-graduate fellowships in Law/Legal Service. This is not intended to be a complete …

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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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