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 advising sessions every Friday at Payne Whitney Gym for student athletes only (appointments will be virtual in Fall 2020). 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.

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Student Athlete Career Advising Sessions Now Offered at Payne Whitney Gym on Tuesdays!

Robyn Acampora, OCS Student Athlete Liaison now offers in-person career advising to Student Athletes at Payne Whitney Gym. These will be by appointment only.

When: Student Athlete Career Advising Appointments will be offered on Tuesdays from 11 am to 2pm.

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Yale College: Peer Networking Lists

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

Are you wondering where Yalies go after graduation? Perhaps you want to see what kind of summer internships are realistic for a specific …

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Reimbursement for Travel and Other Career Related Engagements for Yale Seniors

In an effort to support students pursuing careers in the nonprofit, government and the arts sectors, OCS offers a travel reimbursement program for Yale College Class of 2022 graduates to help offset costs associated with travel for interviews, auditions, and/or …

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Kuchnir Dermatology Gap Year Opportunities

Kuchnir Dermatology has successfully employed more than two hundred of the country’s best future physicians to spend a bridge year between college and medical school working as Clinical Assistants.  Over ninety of these students have completed the program and have gone on …

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Fall Networking Events (Virtual)

For Student Athletes Interested in meeting with Employers, see the list of fall networking events (similar to small career fairs) below. When you log into the specific career fair in Yale Career Link, you will see the option to watch …

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Career Resources

Support for Sports’ Career Self-Exploration for Student-Athletes

Although not always recognized as such, being a “student-athlete” is a foundational career that provides opportunities to develop leadership, communication, …

NCAA After the Game – the former student athlete experience

NCAA After the Game supports a thriving community of millions of former student-athletes from more than 1,100-member schools through career …

Global Jobs

Jobs for Global Professionals NGO’s, Think Tanks, Government, Private Sector

Great resource for students. Allows you to select entry level …

Community Spotlights

Nyasha Sarju

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

Kylie Stannard

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

Garth Holden

Student Athlete
  • Yale Heavyweight Crew Team, Class of 2020

Ryan Simpson

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

CONTACT & LOCATION

Phone
(203) 432-0800
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.