STEMConnect

STEMConnect supports Yale students and postdocs who are interested in a wide range of careers related to science research, technology, engineering, and data science/statistics. Use the drop down menu to explore the STEMConnect community!

 

Explore the STEMConnect Career Community

Our mission is to connect students to abundant advising resources, alums for networking opportunities, events to learn more about employers, workshops to broaden your understanding of the job search, and so much more. STEM Connect career community logo

Explore Careers in STEM

Interested in the STEM field, but not sure what career path is right for you? Utilize the tools below to clarify your interests and explore occupations within your field of interest:

Meet with an Advisor

Advisors are available to meet with you one-on-one to clarify and illuminate your STEM-related career trajectory. Log into Yale Career Link to Schedule your appointment.  

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Health Professions Advisory Program

Thinking about a career in the health professions? Visit our Health Professions page to learn more about professional programs, and preparing your application. Students interested in health professions are invited to meet with a member of our Health Professions Advisory Team.

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Graduate School Advising Resources

Interested in applying to grad school? Not sure where to start? For students interested in pursuing a graduate degree in a STEM-related area, please see our graduate school advising resources.  

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Career Resources

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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 Alumni & Summer Experiences Class Lists

Are you wondering where Yalies go after graduation? Perhaps you want to see what kind of summer internships are realistic for a specific class year? Interested in searching by a specific major to see what industries and job functions are possible? How about looking up a specific employer to see if any Yale students have worked there?

The Peer Networking Lists allow you to contact recent Yale College graduates and current Yale College students to discuss their post-graduate roles and summer employment experiences. These lists are open to all students in Yale College, Yale Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, PhDs, and Postdocs. Access to the lists require you to log in securely via SSO. Yale alumni are invited to log in to Yale Career Link. Select “Resources” then “Career Library”. You can then sort and filter these lists by class year.

Contact recent Yale College graduates and current students to discuss their summer employment experiences. These lists are open to all …

Contact recent Yale College graduates and current students to discuss their post-graduate employment experiences. These lists are open to all …

Contact recent Yale College graduates and current students to discuss their summer employment experiences. These lists are open to all …

Contact recent Yale College graduates and current students to discuss their post-graduate employment experiences. These lists are open to all …

 contact recent Yale College graduates and current Yale College students to discuss their post-graduate roles and summer employment experiences. These …

Contact recent Yale College graduates and current Yale College students to discuss their post-graduate roles and summer employment experiences. These …

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 the 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
    • First Destination Summaries are based on the knowledge rate of graduate outcomes six months after graduation under the guidelines set by the National Association of Colleges and Employers.

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.

CONTACT & LOCATION

Phone
(203) 432-0803
Address

55 Whitney Avenue, 3rd Fl.
New Haven, CT 06510

SERVICE HOURS

Academic Year Summer Hours
M 8:30am - 5pm 8:30am - 4:30pm
T 8:30am - 5pm 8:30am - 4:30pm
W 8:30am - 5pm 8:30am - 4:30pm
TH 8:30am - 5pm 8:30am - 4:30pm
F 8:30am - 5pm 8:30am - 4:30pm

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