Let Us Help You Design Your Career Strategy

The Career Development Office (CDO) supports F&ES students in developing careers as environmental leaders. Our expectation is to meet with all students during the fall semester to develop individual career action plans. 

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F&ES Next is the new GeO

New Career Management Tool!

The Career Development Office has made an investment in a brand new career management system for our students alumni and employers.  F&ES Next has expanded capabilities including CAS log-in and an individualized job alert function. 
  • F&ES Next for Employers.
  • F&ES Next for ALUMNI.
  • If you have any questions, please email Alyssa Student at, alyssa.student@yale.edu.
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    FES Next: Career Management Tool

    Create Your Career Profile in F&ES Next

    Through F&ES Next you are able to apply for jobs, register for career events and programs, schedule career counseling sessions, as well as manage career related documents such as resumes and cover letters.



    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 this video.
    Yale Career Network

    Yale Career Network

    The Yale Career Network (YaleCN) is a database of alumni who are interested in networking with you.

    Get Proactive!

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    • Grappling with Questions About Purpose?
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    No matter where you are in your search, 50 Ways to Get A Job guides you through a proactive approach to help you land a high impact job closely aligned with your interests and skills.

    Best Places to Work Guides

    Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index 2014

    Over 300 businesses got ratings of 100 in this year's survey of best places to work for LGBT employees.  This is a great reource for students looking in the business/environment or industrial ecology space.

    Outside Magazine 100 Best Places to Work

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    Best Places to Work in the U.S. Federal Government

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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

    Council on Environmental Quality Application Information Session
    Jan. 15, 2015 - Thursday
    12:00 PM — 1:00 PM
    Classroom 319, Kroon Hall
    Jumpstarting the Job Search Part Two: Interview Intensive
    Jan. 23, 2015 - Friday
    9:00 AM — 12:00 PM
    Burke Auditorium, Kroon Hall
    Jumpstarting the Job Search: Part Two
    Jan. 24, 2015 - Saturday
    9:00 AM — 12:00 PM
    Bowers Auditorium, Sage Hall
    20th Annual Duke-Yale Recruiting Fair
    Feb. 13, 2015 - Friday
    8:30 AM — 4:00 PM
    DC Alumni Networking Reception
    Feb. 13, 2015 - Friday
    6:00 PM — 8:00 PM
    12th Annual All-Ivy Environmental and Sustainable Development Career Fair
    Feb. 27, 2015 - Friday
    10:00 AM — 3:00 PM
    Columbia University
    Salary Negotiations Workshop
    Mar. 27, 2015 - Friday
    9:00 AM — 12:00 PM
    Bowers Auditorium, Sage Hall
    Salary Negotiations Workshop
    Mar. 27, 2015 - Friday
    1:00 PM — 4:00 PM
    Bowers Auditorium, Sage Hall