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Develop Your Career Strategy

The Career Development Office (CDO) supports F&ES students in developing careers as environmental leaders. Meet with us in the fall semester to develop an individual career action plan.

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  • Research Job and Internship postings
  • Schedule career counseling sessions
  • Apply for jobs geared towards F&ESers
  • Register for career events and programs
  • Upload and store resumes and cover letters

CDO provides students with recommended job search sites by interest and practice areas, updated annually.

CDO subscribes to major environmental and international development career journals for current opportunities and environmental job market trends.

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CDO provides current students with an alumni database to support job and internship searches. CAS log-in only.
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The Career Development Office manages the Environmental Leadership Mentoring program, matching students in their final year with an F&ES alum.
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The official LinkedIn group for current students, graduates, faculty, and staff of the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies (F&ES). Environmental Studies majors from Yale College may also join.  Learn more about setting up and using your LinkedIn account in their help section.
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Connect with Yale alumni across all Yale schools to discuss career objectives and explore career interests:
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  • Select the “Current Student Registration” button located on the right hand side of this page

  • Fill out the Student Registration Form

Once your registration has been approved, you can start using the tool! If you have questions about your registration approval, please contact Alyssa Student.

For specific questions about using the network, please email career.network@yale.edu.
CDO is open to F&ES master's and doctoral students and alumni. Students' spouses and significant others may seek assistance in local job searches. Other Yale students interested in environmental careers must seek a referral from their “home” career office.
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CDO Event Calendar

IDinsight Employer Information Session
Sep. 29, 2016 - Thursday
6:00 PM — 7:00 PM
Horchow Hall, GM Room
Yale Office of Career Strategy - Nonprofit Networking Event
Sep. 30, 2016 - Friday
12:30 PM — 2:30 PM
Sterling Memorial Library
Webinar with Miguel Pena, Sustainability Programs at Royal Caribbean
Oct. 5, 2016 - Wednesday
4:30 PM — 5:15 PM
Sage 32, Sage Hall
EDF Information Session
Oct. 6, 2016 - Thursday
11:45 AM — 12:45 PM
Classroom G01, Kroon Hall
Career Conversation with Bibi Gaston, Landscape Architect and Author
Oct. 6, 2016 - Thursday
1:30 PM — 2:30 PM
Marsh Rotunda, Marsh Hall
EDF One-On-One Information Sessions
Oct. 6, 2016 - Thursday
1:30 PM — 5:00 PM
Kroon Hall, Room 102
WaterSmart Full-Time Interviews
Oct. 7, 2016 - Friday
10:00 AM — 2:00 PM
Kroon Hall, Room 102
Luncheon with Peter Yolles '97 M.E.S./M.B.A., Founder & Chief Policy Officer, WaterSmart
Oct. 7, 2016 - Friday
11:45 AM — 12:45 PM
41C Conference Room, Sage Hall
Career Conversation with JPAL and IPA
Oct. 7, 2016 - Friday
12:00 PM — 1:00 PM
Horchow Hall, GM Room
McKinsey Germany Information Session
Oct. 7, 2016 - Friday
3:00 PM — 5:30 PM
Sage 24, Sage Hall
Applying for a PhD Program
Oct. 13, 2016 - Thursday
9:00 AM — 10:00 AM
Classroom 319, Kroon Hall
F&ESinDC Interest Meeting
Oct. 17, 2016 - Monday
12:15 PM — 1:00 PM
Classroom G01, Kroon Hall
U.S. Forest Service NYC Urban Field Station Info Session
Oct. 24, 2016 - Monday
12:00 PM — 1:00 PM
Classroom G01, Kroon Hall
Lunch Conversation with Sean Dixon, Staff Attorney, Riverkeeper, M.E.M. '09
Oct. 27, 2016 - Thursday
12:00 PM — 1:00 PM
Student Lounge, Sage Hall
Careers, Life and Yale (CLY) - Leadership Workshop
Nov. 4, 2016 - Friday
12:00 AM — 12:00 AM
The Graduate Club
Careers, Life and Yale (CLY) - Leadership Workshop
Nov. 5, 2016 - Saturday
12:00 AM — 12:00 AM
The Graduate Club
Summer Internship Search Overview
Nov. 14, 2016 - Monday
5:00 PM — 6:30 PM
Location To Be Announced
MBTI Personality Preferences Program: Assessment Review and Results
Dec. 1, 2016 - Thursday
5:30 PM — 7:30 PM
Location To Be Announced
Jumpstarting the Job Search Part 2
Jan. 20, 2017 - Friday
10:00 AM — 1:00 PM
Location To Be Announced
LinkedIn Photo Booth Spring Session
Jan. 20, 2017 - Friday
1:00 PM — 3:00 PM
Location To Be Announced
Summer Internship/Research Funding Overview
Jan. 23, 2017 - Monday
5:00 PM — 6:30 PM
Location To Be Announced
Career Week On-Campus Recruiting
Feb. 2, 2017 - Thursday
9:00 AM — 5:00 PM
TBD
Career Week On-Campus Recruiting
Feb. 3, 2017 - Friday
9:00 AM — 5:00 PM
TBD
FESinDC
Feb. 16, 2017 - Thursday
8:30 AM — 5:00 PM
Washington D.C.
FESinDC
Feb. 17, 2017 - Friday
8:30 AM — 5:00 PM
Washington D.C.
FESinDC Alumni-Student Networking Reception
Feb. 17, 2017 - Friday
6:00 PM — 9:00 PM
Washington, D.C.
Career Week On-Campus Recruiting
Feb. 27, 2017 - Monday
9:00 AM — 5:00 PM
TBD
Career Week On-Campus Recruiting
Feb. 28, 2017 - Tuesday
9:00 AM — 5:00 PM
TBD
Career Week On-Campus Recruiting
Mar. 1, 2017 - Wednesday
9:00 AM — 5:00 PM
TBD
All Ivy Environmental and Sustainable Development Career Fair
Mar. 3, 2017 - Friday
10:00 AM — 3:00 PM
Columbia University, NYC
Summer Internship/Research Pre-Departure Workshop
Apr. 3, 2017 - Monday
5:00 PM — 6:30 PM
Location To Be Announced
LGBT Career Showcase
Apr. 10, 2017 - Monday
6:00 PM — 8:00 PM
Location To Be Announced