Prospective Students & Guests

The Yale Office of Career Strategy offers career advising, professional school advising, employment and internship opportunities, and career development resources. Our office works with students and alums of Yale College, Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and postdoctoral scholars to clarify career aspirations, identify employment and educational opportunities, and offer support at every stage of career development.

Yale students pursue many exciting and diverse careers after graduation. We invite you to visit our Yale College Outcomes: First Destination and Yale College Outcomes: Four Year Out to learn more about the choices of Yale students. Our team of highly experienced career advisors look forward to working with you to craft your summer and post graduate job search.

Considering Time Off or a Gap Year Before Starting Yale?

Some admitted students consider taking a year off or ‘gap year’ before starting college. The Office of Career Strategy only advises current Yale students, but our website is full of helpful public information. Students considering a gap year are encouraged to check out the following resources to assist in your search:

Don’t You Hate This Question?

How to Answer Where Do You See Yourself in 5 Years (Without the Anxiety Attack)

This question tops the list of most hated interview questions.   The main problem is that it gets misinterpreted and taken quite literally by candidates. …

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Craft & Career – Rob Ronan ’99, content designer and UX writer for Reality Labs at Meta – Part 1 & 2

The Craft & Career series connects with professional creatives from the arts, entertainment, and media industries, to discuss the nuances of their craft, the reality of their careers, and how, in often surprising ways, these two concerns can work together.
By Derek I. Webster
Derek I. Webster Senior Associate Director for Creative Careers
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Craft & Career – Lisa Kereszi, MFA ’00, photographer, Yale School of Art faculty & Director of Undergraduate Studies – Part 1 & 2

The Craft & Career series connects with professional creatives from the arts, entertainment, and media industries, to discuss the nuances of their craft, the reality of their careers, and how, in often surprising ways, these two concerns can work together.

By Derek I. Webster
Derek I. Webster Senior Associate Director for Creative Careers
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Yale students connect with IADB leader to brainstorm on social challenges in Latin America.

On Saturday, November 12, Federico Galizia, PhD ’97, Chief Risk Officer at Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) led a Yale Ph.D. Ideation Challenge to tap into the creative and intellectual power of Yale scholars and generate new ideas around a current …

By Yiqun Jiang
Yiqun Jiang McDougal Career Fellow
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Featured Resources

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