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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Prepare yourself for an international affairs career with Rangel Summer Enrichment Program

The Rangel Summer Enrichment Program for 2023 is accepting applications through February 7.  This six-week program provides undergraduate students a deeper appreciation of current issues in international affairs, a greater understanding of international affairs careers, and the enhanced knowledge to …

By Kelly McSergi
Kelly McSergi Assistant Director of Employer Relations
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23-24 Boston Teacher Residency, AmeriCorps Program – Apply Today!

Want to teach in Boston Public Schools?

Boston Teacher Residency, an AmeriCorps program, is a nationally recognized clinical teacher preparation program whose graduates support student achievement from day one.

More on the finances: Residents earn a low-cost M.Ed. (<$8,000) and MA …

By Kelly McSergi
Kelly McSergi Assistant Director of Employer Relations
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AI Resume Review and Mock Interviews: Big Interview

Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) is a term you may have heard of, and if not, you will soon.

Through the Big Interview AI Resume Review, students can upload their draft resume and a job description and receive an ATS review, …

By Yale Office of Career Strategy
Yale Office of Career Strategy
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Considering Teach for America in the future?

Join the boldest and most innovative hand-raisers of your generation as a corps member with Teach For America. For two years, you will teach in one of America’s classrooms, fueling your students’ brilliance and opening a future of limitless possibilities.

By Kelly McSergi
Kelly McSergi Assistant Director of Employer Relations
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Internal Consulting vs. External Consulting

Many large companies have built their own internal consulting firms – often known as internal strategy teams. Instead of paying outside consulting firms, companies have brought the consulting function in-house to solve their own strategic and operational business problems. If you’re …

By Denise Byrnes
Denise Byrnes Associate Director
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Career Resources

Forage offers virtual work experiences, which are online programs built and endorsed by leading companies. Each virtual work experience contains …

Community 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.)

Community Spotlights

  • Congressional Intern Office of Congressman Steve Cohen (D – TN)
  • Human Rights Refugee & Immigrant Program Intern Advocates for Human Rights, Minnesota
  • Innovation Lab Intern Greenwich Library, Connecticut
  • Nutrition Education Fellow Capital Area Food Bank, Washington DC
  • Development Intern Peer Health Exchange (PHE), Chicago

CONTACT & LOCATION

Phone
(203) 432-0803
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.