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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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Find Job and Internship Information

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:
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  • 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
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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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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

Fulbright U.S. Student Program Information Session for Graduate and Professional School Students
Aug. 25, 2017 - Friday
2:00 PM — 3:00 PM
HGS 119, 320 York Street
Education Networking Event: Office of Career Strategy
Sep. 14, 2017 - Thursday
5:00 PM — 7:00 PM
The Q Club, New Haven
Jumpstarting the Job Search Part 1
Sep. 15, 2017 - Friday
9:00 AM — 1:00 PM
Burke Auditorium, Kroon Hall
Jumpstarting the Job Search Part 1: Linkedin Photo Booth
Sep. 15, 2017 - Friday
1:30 PM — 4:00 PM
Government Networking Event: Office of Career Strategies
Sep. 15, 2017 - Friday
2:00 PM — 4:00 PM
The Q Club, New Haven
Recruiting Information Session with McKinsey Germany
Sep. 25, 2017 - Monday
4:00 PM — 5:30 PM
Sage 24, Sage Hall
2017 Internship and Research Showcase and Reception
Sep. 25, 2017 - Monday
5:00 PM — 7:30 PM
Burke Auditorium, Kroon Hall
Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Career Fair
Sep. 26, 2017 - Tuesday
3:00 PM — 7:00 PM
Omni New Haven Hotel
Nonprofit Networking Event: Office of Career Strategies
Oct. 6, 2017 - Friday
2:00 PM — 4:00 PM
The Q Club, New Haven
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
All Ivy Environmental & Sustainable Development Career Fair
Feb. 9, 2018 - Friday
10:00 AM — 3:00 PM
Lerner Center, Columbia University, NYC
Feb. 15, 2018 - Thursday
12:00 AM — 11:59 PM
Washington, DC
Feb. 16, 2018 - Friday
12:00 AM — 11:59 PM
Washington, DC