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The Yale Career Network is an alumni database that allows students to connect with Yale alumni across all Yale schools to discuss career objectives and explore career interests:

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.

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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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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.
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

Small Group Session/Informational with New Canaan Land Trust
Oct. 7, 2015 - Wednesday
3:30 PM — 4:30 PM
Kroon Hall, Room 102
UN Internship Information Session
Oct. 7, 2015 - Wednesday
5:30 PM — 6:30 PM
Bowers Auditorium, Sage Hall
GE Corporate Operations Management Leadership Program Environment Health & Safety Interviews
Oct. 8, 2015 - Thursday
8:30 AM — 4:30 PM
Career Development Office, Kroon 102
EDF Climate Corps Info Session
Oct. 9, 2015 - Friday
12:00 PM — 1:00 PM
Location To Be Announced
EDF Climate Corps Information Session
Oct. 12, 2015 - Monday
11:45 AM — 12:45 PM
Classroom 319, Kroon Hall
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Conservation Career Information Session
Oct. 13, 2015 - Tuesday
9:00 AM — 10:00 AM
Classroom G01, Kroon Hall
The Federal Job Search Process and Starting a Career with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife
Oct. 13, 2015 - Tuesday
12:00 PM — 1:00 PM
Classroom G01, Kroon Hall
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Informational Interview Sessions
Oct. 13, 2015 - Tuesday
2:00 PM — 4:00 PM
Kroon Hall, Rooms G15 and G19
Eversource Employer Information Session
Oct. 14, 2015 - Wednesday
5:45 PM — 6:45 PM
Classroom 319, Kroon Hall
ActualFood Information Session
Oct. 15, 2015 - Thursday
12:00 PM — 1:00 PM
Classroom 319, Kroon Hall
D.C. Trek Interest Meeting
Oct. 26, 2015 - Monday
12:00 PM — 1:00 PM
Classroom 319, Kroon Hall
McKinsey Germany Information Session
Nov. 2, 2015 - Monday
5:30 PM — 6:30 PM
Classroom 321, Kroon Hall
Jumpstarting the Job Search Part Two
Feb. 5, 2016 - Friday
9:00 AM — 2:00 PM
Location To Be Announced
D.C. Trek
Feb. 11, 2016 - Thursday
8:00 AM — 5:00 PM
Location To Be Announced
D.C. Trek
Feb. 12, 2016 - Friday
8:00 AM — 5:00 PM
Location To Be Announced
D.C. Alumni Networking Reception
Feb. 12, 2016 - Friday
6:00 PM — 8:00 PM
Location To Be Announced
Spring On-Campus Recruiting/Career Weeks, February 22-16 & February 29-March 4
Feb. 22, 2016 - Monday
9:00 AM — 5:00 PM
Various F&ES Locations
All-Ivy Environmental and Sustainable Development Recruiting Fair
Mar. 4, 2016 - Friday
10:00 AM — 3:00 PM
Location To Be Announced