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Throughout the year, the Office of Career Strategy works with employers to host industry events and individual company sessions where students can meet employer representatives and learn about their organizations.

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OCS Industry-Specific Recruiting Events/Career Fairs

In lieu of one large career fair, OCS hosts multiple industry-specific recruiting events each year. These Industry Events offer students the opportunity to connect with a variety of employers and learn about any available internship or full-time opportunities. Most of these events occur in the fall semester.

Registration information, participating employers and other details are posted under the Events tab of the Yale Career Link under “career fairs." The following are an example of the annual events: Advertising, Management & Marketing; Healthcare Consulting; Boutique Consulting; Boutique Finance; Education; Government; Science, Technology, Engineering & Math; Law & Legal Services; Nonprofit; Common Good & Creative Careers.

Schedule 2019-2020 Career Fairs/Networking Events

Event Date Time Location
Healthcare Consulting Wednesday, September 4, 2019 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Quinnipiack Club, 221 Church Street
Advertising, Marketing & Management  Thursday, September 5, 2019 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Quinnipiack Club, 221 Church Street
Law & Legal Services  Thursday, September 5, 2019  5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Quinnipiack Club, 221 Church Street
Finance  Monday, September 9, 2019 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Quinnipiack Club, 221 Church Street
Consulting Tuesday, September 10, 2019  5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Quinnipiack Club, 221 Church Street
Government Friday, September 20, 2019 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Quinnipiack Club, 221 Church Street
Science, Technology, Engineering & Math Tuesday, September 24, 2019  4:00 pm - 7:00 pm Omni Hotel New Haven, 155 Temple Street
Education Friday, September 27, 2019 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Quinnipiack Club, 221 Church Street
Nonprofit Friday, October 11, 2019 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Quinnipiack Club, 221 Church Street
Common Good & Creative Careers  Friday, January 31, 2020 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Quinnipiack Club, 221 Church Street

Individual Employer Information Sessions

Some individual employers may also host events for students throughout the year on-campus or remotely. These events include company presentations, coffee chats, office hours, mock interviews, webinars, or tech talks. Students can view a list of any upcoming individual employer events by going to the Events tab in the Yale Career Link, and then selecting “information sessions.” 

DC BIOlink

  • Description: DC BioLink brings together employers in the biomedical space to interview top biomedical, biotech, and science candidates from Yale University and six other leading institutions in one convenient location in DC. Through an application process, students are selected to interview with the participating employers at the DC BIOlink event.
  • Date: Friday, November 15, 2019, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.
  • Eligible Students: This interviewing event is open to Yale seniors, juniors and GSAS students.
  • Location: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1779 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20036.  Students are responsible for travel expenses.
  • Details: You can view the list of participating employers and opportunities in Yale Career Link under the 'jump to' section on the right hand side of your homepage and then click on 'DC Biolink'.
  • Yale College seniors may use the travel reimbursement program for travel to this event.

Engineering Career Fair Collaborative

  • Description: Meet representatives from engineering firms across the country seeking SEAS students for full-time and internship opportunities in innovative fields including robotics, energy, medical devices, environmental services, transportation, and design. This event is a collaboration between Yale, Harvard, Boston University, Olin College, Tufts University, and MIT. Engineering students from these six institutions are invited to attend! Please bring your university identification card.
  • Date: Friday, November 15, 2019, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm.
  • Eligible Students: This event is open to Yale College and GSAS students.
  • Location: Sheraton Commander Hotel, 16 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA.  A bus will be available from Yale to the Fair.  Seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis.  See the event listing in Yale Career Link for details.
  • View, search, and filter the current list of participating organizations. (Coming Soon)
  • Bus transportation is provided by OCS for all students attending this event; therefore, the travel reimbursement program for Yale College seniors is not available.

All Ivy Environmental & Sustainable Fair

  • Description: Each year, the Ivy League schools come together to produce an inspiring career fair to provide companies unparalleled access to undergraduate, graduate and Ph.D students with the skills and knowledge to address the complex sustainability challenges of our global economy.
  • Date: Friday, March 1, 2019
  • Eligible Students: All Yale students are welcome to attend.
  • Location: Columbia University, New York, NY.
  • Additional Details: Visit the main page for the Fair here.
  • Yale College seniors may use the travel reimbursement program for travel to this event.

DC IMPACTlink

  • Description: DC IMPACTlink is an off-campus recruiting event organized by Yale OCS and four other schools. This event provides graduating seniors from Yale University, Brown University, Swarthmore College, Duke University and the University of Virginia the opportunity to interview with a select group of employers from the metropolitan DC area. This is a great event for students who are targeting the Washington, DC metropolitan area.
  • Date: Friday, February 8, 2019, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.
  • Eligible Students: This interviewing event open only to Yale College seniors.
  • Location: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1779 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20036.
  • Details: ​You can view the list of participating employers and opportunities in Yale Career Link under the 'jump to' section on the right hand side of your homepage and then click on 'DC IMPACTlink'.
  • Yale College seniors may use the travel reimbursement program for travel to this event.
  • Invitation to Employers - DC IMPACTlink
  • Registration Instructions for DC IMPACTlink Employers

Georgetown Nonprofit & Government Expo

  • Description: This annual Government and Nonprofit Career EXPO brings top employers to Georgetown to recruit for internships and full-time jobs in a wide range of fields in the government and nonprofit sectors. Don't miss this opportunity to learn more about careers in government and nonprofit and to network with employers. Many students have secured internships and full-time employment as a result of this annual event.
  • Date: This Consortium Event is hosted at Georgetown University on Friday, February 8, 2019.
  • Eligible Students: All Yale students and alums are welcome to attend. Only students or degreed alums from Duke University, NYU, UVA, University of Richmond, Georgetown University, the College of William & Mary, Yale University, and Swarthmore College are invited to attend.
  • Location: Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center Ballroom, Washington, DC.
  • Additional Details: Students can sign-up in Yale Career Link, powered by Symplicity or in the Yale Consortium Site, which houses the Yale Career Network.
  • Yale College seniors may use the travel reimbursement program for travel to this event.

Dress Attire for Employer Events

OCS has a business casual dress code for Yale industry specific recruiting events, employer information sessions, tech talks, and other on-campus informational employer recruiting events. This does not apply to interviews or Consortium events unless clearly indicated by the employer; please review the Interview Attire webpage for more information.

Business casual attire may include pants, shirts, skirts, and dresses that, while not formal, are appropriate for a professional environment. Clothing should be pressed, and should be neither too loose nor too tight. Examples of acceptable business casual attire include a sweater or blouse with khaki pants or skirt.