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.

The Nonprofit Search Timeline

Students often ask about the timing for applying to an internship/ full time job in the nonprofit sector. Below is a helpful timeline which you can also find on the Nonprofit Page in the Common Good & Creative Careers section …

By Robyn Acampora
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Resume Builder! Forage’s Virtual Work Experiences

Forage offers virtual work experiences, which are online programs built and endorsed by leading companies. Each virtual work experience contains a series of resources and tasks designed to simulate the real-world experience of starting a career. They are 5-6 hours …

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Forté Foundation’s Rising Star Initiative (Free for Yale College students)

Yale OCS is pleased to offer our students the opportunity to join the Forté Foundation’s Rising Star Initiative for free. As a sponsor school, the Rising Star Initiative offers undergraduate women at Yale, across majors, the opportunity to develop skills …

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Career Strategy Video Bootcamp for GSAS Students & Postdocs

 

Calling all GSAS students and postdocs!

Are you looking to get a jump-start on your non-tenure track faculty job search before the start of the academic year?
Have you just begun considering your career options but don’t know where …

By Brian Frenette
Brian Frenette Senior Associate Director Brian Frenette
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When the Playing Days End

This article from NCAA.org written by Rachel Stork discusses what comes after graduation and how to leave college sports without losing yourself.

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he college seniors were gathered in a familiar athletics meeting room on The University of North …

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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.