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).
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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:
  • 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 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

Summer Internship Search Overview Makeup Session
Dec. 9, 2016 - Friday
1:00 PM — 2:00 PM
Classroom G01, Kroon Hall
Deadline to Commit to Attend FESinDC
Dec. 12, 2016 - Monday
12:00 AM — 11:59 PM
Location To Be Announced
Spring LinkedIn Photo Booth - Session 1
Jan. 19, 2017 - Thursday
2:00 PM — 3:00 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
Student Mock Interviews
Jan. 20, 2017 - Friday
1:00 PM — 5:00 PM
Student Meeting Room G15, Kroon Hall
Student Mock Interviews
Jan. 20, 2017 - Friday
1:00 PM — 5:00 PM
Student Meeting Room G19, Kroon Hall
Spring LinkedIn Photo Booth - Session 2
Jan. 20, 2017 - Friday
2:00 PM — 3:00 PM
Location To Be Announced
Summer Internship/Research Funding Overview
Jan. 23, 2017 - Monday
5:30 PM — 7:00 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