Undergraduates

Students can engage with the Office of Career Strategy (OCS) in ways that align best with their personal academic and professional path. OCS can help you brainstorm career paths, apply for positions, network with ease, negotiate offers, and consider graduate school.

For the most up-to-date information, sign up for newsletters from our Career CommunitiesAffinity/Identity Communities, and Applying to Graduate School Communities.

Connect With OCS

Advisors in OCS are here to help you plan every step of your career exploration journey.

Reflect on Your Skills & Interests

Consider your interests, values, and skills and recognize they may evolve during your life and career.

Apply for Jobs & Internships

Applying to positions can be a mysterious process, but we’re here to help! Start with these resources and make an appointment with a career advisor.

Funding for Professional Experiences

Yale students pursue many meaningful opportunities. Below are resources to help you consider opportunities and funding options.

Grow Your Network

Networking may seem intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. Read these tips to network with ease.

Thinking About Graduate or Professional School?

Interested in pursuing a higher degree? We will guide you through the process, from the first moment through the application process and acceptance.

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Upcoming Events Via USAJobs

Learn more about how to navigate the federal job search process and the opportunities provided by featured departments and agencies via the online events calendar of USAJobs.

Here is a sample of some of the virtual events in October:

U.S. …

By Jorimel Zaldivar
Jorimel Zaldivar Senior Associate Director for Common Good Careers
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State Department Internship Application is Open! Deadline: Monday, October 9th

The U.S. Department of State is excited to announce the call for applications for the upcoming Summer 2024 program cycle for the Student Internship Program (SIP).

The deadline to submit via  USAjobs.gov is Monday, Oct 9th, 11:59pm (EST).

Students are …

By Kelly McSergi
Kelly McSergi Assistant Director of Employer Relations
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Teach for America – 10/30 Deadline for Corps Application

If you are interested in learning more about internships and/or post-graduate work with Teach for America. Please sign-up for a 1:1 Session with Recruitment Manager, Alexander Bernard.

Coffee Chats – Wednesday, October 4

Coffee Chats – Thursday, October 5

The …

By Kelly McSergi
Kelly McSergi Assistant Director of Employer Relations
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Job Search Resources

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.)

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.