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.

Questions to Ask to Assess an Organization’s Commitment to Diversity

As you become more engaged in racial justice and social impact, you may become increasingly conscious of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) during your job search activities. You may want to know if a potential employer values DEI.

“Conscious job …

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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 …

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“Dear CEOs: A Gen Zer’s Open Letter to His Future Employers” by Kahlil Greene (YC ’21)

This article was originally published by the Harvard Business Review on June 29, 2021. For the original article, visit: https://hbr.org/2021/06/dear-ceos-a-gen-zers-open-letter-to-his-future-employers?ab=hero-subleft-1

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Career Resources

Fellowship Search Engines – Common Good & Creative Careers

Common Good & Creative Careers (CGCC) Fellowship Search Engine List –The following list includes a sample of search engines for …

Social Justice Fellowships Sample List – Common Good & Creative Careers

Common Good & Creative Careers (CGCC) Social Justice Fellowships ListThe following list includes a sample of post-graduate fellowships …

Graduate School Financial Aid for Minority Students (Psychology.org)

External resource with a searchable database of financial aid resources for diverse students seeking graduate programs in all areas of …

The mission of AIBL is to increase the representation of American Indians and Alaska Natives in business and entrepreneurial ventures …

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Raveesha Gupta (MA ’17, International and Development Economics)

First Generation and/or Low Income Students,Humanities,Masters,Social Sciences,STEM
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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.