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! 

Student Athletes

Yale’s Office of Career Strategy is dedicated to supporting Student Athletes as we recognize how busy they are in juggling a full academic workload while also spending hours practicing and competing for their sport. OCS works with Student Athletes on all aspects of the career exploration process, assists them in searching and applying for internships and jobs as well as graduate school.

OCS will meet with students to discuss possible career pathways, strategize on the job search, conduct mock interviews, review LinkedIn profiles and more. To accommodate their busy schedules, OCS has a dedicated career advisor who offers weekly advising sessions at Payne Whitney Gym for student athletes only. In addition to advising, OCS also offers specialized programming and resources for Student Athletes. Student Athletes can see resources available to their career field (or fields) of interest by visiting our Career Community pages.

About Yale Career Link

OCS uses an online Career Management System called Yale Career Link. Yale Career Link offers a centralized place to view career resources and find opportunities. It is where students can make an appointment with an OCS advisor, search for job postings (including the On Campus Recruiting Program), and utilize the Employer Directory. That’s only the beginning!

Log in using your Yale NetID and password.

Meet with OCS

OCS encourages student athletes to engage with our office. Advisors can meet with you at any stage.

  • Advising is offered both virtually and in-person.
  • Student Athletes have the option of meeting with any OCS Advisor. They also have the option of meeting with Robyn Acampora, OCS Student Athlete Liaison at Payne Whitney Gym’s Trophy Room on Tuesdays.
  • Schedule an Advising Appointment through Yale Career Link.
  • Once you’ve logged in:
    1) select Advising (top right corner) of the home page
    2) Request New Appointment
    3) Select any filters such as appointment type, day of week, etc.. If you would like to meet at PWG on Tuesdays, select appointment type: General Appt at PWG/Varsity Athletes. Note: Athletes can also select the many other appointment types offered and meet with any OCS advisor in person or virtually.
    4) Select the Check Availability button at the bottom
  • No time for a full appointment? Use the Quick Questions Appointment Type for 15 minute virtual chats.
  • Not sure how to start? Consider our Skills, Values, and Interests Self-Assessment as a starting point.
  • Check out the Career Communities learn about career paths.

Engage with Yale Student Athlete Alumni

The Alumni network is incredibly helpful for student athletes. Below are ways to use the network.

Student Athlete Resources

Student Athlete Outcomes

OCS has compiled the following Student Athlete Postgraduate Outcome Reports based on our First Destination Survey. These reports include the number of Student Athletes going to graduate school; what percentage of Student Athletes are working in various industries and job functions; salary breakdowns and what time of year student athletes secure their post graduate plans.

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Garth Holden

Student Athlete
  • Yale Heavyweight Crew Team, Class of 2020
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Nyasha Sarju

Student Athlete
  • Yale Women's Basketball Team, Class of 2016
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Ryan Simpson

Student Athlete
  • Yale Men's Soccer Team, Class of 2017
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Kylie Stannard

Student Athlete
  • 5K Corral Head Coach of Yale Men's Soccer
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CONTACT & LOCATION

Phone
(203) 432-0803
Address

55 Whitney Avenue, 3rd Fl.
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.