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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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FES Next: Career Management Tool

If you are trying to access FESNext, please note: We are transitioning to a new system and will be back online soon!

  • 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.

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Connect with Alumni

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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Connect with Yale alumni across all Yale schools to discuss career objectives and explore career interests:
  • Visit Simplicity.com

  • 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 Kathy Douglas.

For specific questions about using the network, please email career.network@yale.edu.
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Join a regional listserv if you’re heading to the Pacific Northwest (Google Group), New York (Google Group), Philadelphia (Google Group), Washington, D.C. (Yahoo Group), or San Francisco (Google Group).
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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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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

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Career Fair
Sep. 26, 2017 - Tuesday
3:00 PM — 7:00 PM
Omni New Haven Hotel
Gruber Post-Graduate Fellowship Information Session Gruber Post-Graduate Fellowship Information Session
Sep. 27, 2017 - Wednesday
12:00 PM — 1:00 PM
55 Hillhouse Avenue, Room 106
Gruber Fellowship Info Session
Sep. 28, 2017 - Thursday
12:00 PM — 1:00 PM
Classroom 319, Kroon Hall
Gruber Post-Graduate Fellowship Information Session Gruber Post-Graduate Fellowship Information Session
Oct. 2, 2017 - Monday
12:30 PM — 1:30 PM
Yale Divinity School, SDQ, 409 Prospect Street, Room TBD
Nonprofit Networking Event: Office of Career Strategies
Oct. 6, 2017 - Friday
2:00 PM — 4:00 PM
The Q Club, New Haven
Career Conversation - Lara Romans, USFS Urban Research Station (Philadelphia)
Oct. 12, 2017 - Thursday
1:30 PM — 2:30 PM
Marsh Hall Cupola (above the 3rd floor)
Environmental Defense Fund Climate Corps Informational Interviews
Oct. 24, 2017 - Tuesday
1:00 PM — 3:30 PM
Classroom G01, Kroon Hall
Environmental Defense Fund Climate Corps Fellowship Information Session
Oct. 24, 2017 - Tuesday
4:30 PM — 5:30 PM
Location To Be Announced
Yale Forest Forum - Dan Hudnut, Wagner Forest Management, Ltd.
Oct. 26, 2017 - Thursday
1:30 PM — 2:30 PM
Marsh Hall Cupola (above the 3rd floor)
Wyss Scholars and Berkley Scholarship Fund Information session
Oct. 31, 2017 - Tuesday
9:00 AM — 10:00 AM
Classroom 321, Kroon Hall
Career Conversation - Maureen Long, Yale University
Nov. 2, 2017 - Thursday
1:30 PM — 2:30 PM
Marsh Hall Cupola (above the 3rd floor)
Career Conversastion - Richard Judd, University of Maine
Nov. 9, 2017 - Thursday
1:30 PM — 2:30 PM
Marsh Hall Cupola (above the 3rd floor)
Career Conversation - Julie Renaud Evans, Northern Forest Center
Nov. 30, 2017 - Thursday
1:30 PM — 2:30 PM
Marsh Hall Cupola (above the 3rd floor)
Career Conversation - Tom O'Shea, The Trustees of Reservations
Dec. 7, 2017 - Thursday
1:30 PM — 2:30 PM
Marsh Hall Cupola (above the 3rd floor)
All Ivy Environmental & Sustainable Development Career Fair
Feb. 9, 2018 - Friday
10:00 AM — 3:00 PM
Lerner Center, Columbia University, NYC
FESinDC
Feb. 15, 2018 - Thursday
12:00 AM — 11:59 PM
Washington, DC
FESinDC
Feb. 16, 2018 - Friday
12:00 AM — 11:59 PM
Washington, DC