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.

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 2021 graduates to help offset costs associated with travel for interviews, auditions, and/or …

By Robyn Acampora
Robyn Acampora Director of Strategic Initiatives and Public Service Careers Robyn Acampora
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Student Athletes Preparing for Interviews

Considering their discipline and dedication to their sport, the hours of practice they put in and how they must perform throughout their college years. I suggest that athletes consider approaching an interview similar to how they would a big game, …

By Robyn Acampora
Robyn Acampora Director of Strategic Initiatives and Public Service Careers Robyn Acampora
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Sports Jobs Boards

Interested in working in sports for your summer or after graduation? Check out the following sports job boards:

Work in Sports: includes a variety of sports related internships and jobs.

Sports Jobs: jobs with sports teams/organizations.

Sports Career Finder: learn …

By Robyn Acampora
Robyn Acampora Director of Strategic Initiatives and Public Service Careers Robyn Acampora
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Yale College: Leverage SEA Funding to Land a Summer Opportunity

Yale College students who receive any amount of financial aid from Yale are eligible to use their Summer Experience Award (SEA) to help with the expenses of an unpaid or underfunded summer experience (less than $1,500). The SEA can be …

By Robyn Acampora
Robyn Acampora Director of Strategic Initiatives and Public Service Careers Robyn Acampora
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Student Athlete Guide to Getting a Job

The following article is written by Katy McWhirter and covers the following:

Setting Yourself Up for a Career

How Athletic Skills Translate to Career Skills

Career Spotlight: 5 Jobs Student Athletes Should Consider

6 Resume Writing Tips for Student Athletes

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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.