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.

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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Promote Yourself to Employers through Yale Career Link

Students are invited to opt-in to ‘Promote Me’ through Yale Career Link, the password protected Yale career management system (powered by Symplicity).

Within ‘Promote Me,’ students can complete a public profile and upload a default resume. By opting-in, hundreds of …

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Summer Experience Award

The Summer Experiences Award provides a stipend for a range of domestic and international opportunities to Yale College first-years, sophomores, and juniors on Yale financial aid. Students eligible for this award can use it for either:

A US-Based Experience: A …

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Inequity and Racism in Health Care

In June 2020, the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), with endorsement of other health associations, published a Statement on Police Brutality and Racism in America and Their Impact on Health.  The statement begins by saying:

“For too long, racism …

By Kristin McJunkins
Kristin McJunkins Director, Health Professions Advising & STEM Connect Kristin McJunkins
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Assessing an Organization’s Culture

Deciding on an offer from an employer can unearth a number of questions. It is valuable to consider these factors as you plan your job search and evaluate them again once an offer has been extended, as your opinions may …

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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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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.