Students of Color

Students and alumni of color may face unique challenges in the career exploration and job search processes, and in the workplace. Yale’s Office of Career Strategy is committed to supporting students and alumni of color as they navigate the career decision-making process and assess organizations’ work cultures and environments.

Some employers may offer diversity recruitment programs aimed to address historical gaps in the workforce, and students are encouraged to research those programs to learn more.

4 Tips for Searching for Companies that Focus on Diversity and Inclusion

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Everyone’s heard the phrase “diversity and inclusion” (“D&I” for short), but what does it really mean? Why is it so important? And how do you find companies that prioritize it?

In honor of Black History Month, below are the answers to …

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Vault Rankings in Action: The Best Law Firms for Racial & Ethnic Diversity

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Increasing racial and ethnic diversity has become a primary focus within the legal industry, and the conversation has been especially at the forefront in the wake of the social justice movement sparked by the death of George Floyd. While progress …

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Yale Club & Scholarship Foundation of Greater Hartford Fellowship Opportunity

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The Yale Club and Scholarship Foundation of Hartford, Inc. intends to sponsor a limited number of paid fellowships/internships with Greater Hartford area non-profit or government offices this summer.  The club can assist applicants with finding a suitable placement (remote, …

By Robyn Acampora
Robyn Acampora Director of Strategic Initiatives and Public Service Careers Robyn Acampora
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Vanderbilt University’s Picture Your Career Workbook

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Vanderbilt University has written and publicly shared a 132-page workbook, Picture Your Career, for using visual thinking with careers!

Students and alumni are encouraged to download it — anyone who might find the information helpful.  It is a great way to …

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1stGenYale Summer Bulldogs

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Yale College students are invited to apply for research opportunities this summer in AIDS, biostatistics, communication, cancer, COVID-19, education, environmental or global health, epidemiology, grant writing, STEM, mental health, safe sports, social & behavioral sciences, trauma, and so much more …

By Jeanine Dames
Jeanine Dames Director, Office of Career Strategy and Associate Dean, Yale College Jeanine Dames
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Address

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New Haven, CT 06510

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  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.