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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Find Job and Internship Information

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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.

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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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Join a regional listserv if you’re heading to New York (Google Group), Philadelphia (Google Group), Washington, D.C. (Yahoo Group), or San Francisco (Google Group).
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:
  • Visit

  • 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
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

Career Conversation with Peter Ventevogel
Feb. 21, 2017 - Tuesday
12:00 PM — 1:00 PM
Horchow Hall
Career Conversation with Sir John Jenkins
Feb. 22, 2017 - Wednesday
12:00 PM — 1:00 PM
Horchow Hall
Career Conversation with The Forests Dialogue Steering Committee Members
Feb. 23, 2017 - Thursday
12:00 PM — 1:30 PM
Location To Be Announced
Breakfast Career Chat with Eric Bilksy YC '85, Assistant General Counsel at Oceana
Mar. 1, 2017 - Wednesday
8:00 AM — 10:00 AM
41C Conference Room, Sage Hall
CANCELLED: 2018 Cohort Research Mixer
Mar. 1, 2017 - Wednesday
6:00 PM — 8:00 PM
Careers Life and Yale - Leadership Forum
Mar. 3, 2017 - Friday
6:00 PM — 9:30 PM
Careers Life and Yale - Leadership Forum
Mar. 4, 2017 - Saturday
6:00 PM — 9:30 PM
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
Burke Auditorium, Kroon Hall
TESTING: Checking Contacts for Correctness
Jul. 4, 2017 - Tuesday
6:00 AM — 7:00 AM
The Steak Place