New This Spring: Peer Career Advisor Drop In Hours!

CDO is pleased to announce a new resource this semester, drop-in resume, cover letter and personal statement review with Mariana Lo, MEM '15.

Mariana is holding hours in Kroon Cafe weekly while classes are in session:
  • Monday, 1-4
  • Wednesday, 1-4
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Peer Career Advisor Mariana Lo at Work in Kroon Hall

20th Annual Duke-Yale Environmental Recruiting Fair

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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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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.

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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.

LinkedIn

LinkedIn

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.

Best Places to Work Guides

Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index 2014

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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

TFD Fellowship Information Session
Feb. 4, 2015 - Wednesday
5:00 PM — 6:00 PM
Sage 32, Sage Hall
Career Conversation with Christopher Williams, Clark University
Feb. 5, 2015 - Thursday
1:30 PM — 2:30 PM
Career Conversation with Dr. Phil Radtke, Professor, Virginia Tech
Feb. 12, 2015 - Thursday
1:30 PM — 2:30 PM
Marsh Rotunda, Marsh Hall
20th Annual Duke-Yale Recruiting Fair
Feb. 13, 2015 - Friday
8:30 AM — 4:00 PM
TBD
DC Alumni Networking Reception
Feb. 13, 2015 - Friday
6:00 PM — 8:00 PM
TBD
Career Conversation with Michael Jenkins, President and CEO of Forest Trends
Feb. 19, 2015 - Thursday
1:30 PM — 2:30 PM
Marsh Rotunda, Marsh Hall
Jen Molnar, '04 M.E.M. (The Nature Conservancy) - Career Chat Jen Molnar, '04 M.E.M. (The Nature Conservancy) - Career Chat
Feb. 19, 2015 - Thursday
1:30 PM — 3:30 PM
Location To Be Announced
Career Conversation with Kelley Dennings, American Forest Foundation, Director of Impact Center
Feb. 26, 2015 - Thursday
1:30 PM — 2:30 PM
Marsh Rotunda, Marsh Hall
12th Annual All-Ivy Environmental and Sustainable Development Career Fair
Feb. 27, 2015 - Friday
10:00 AM — 3:00 PM
Columbia University
Career Conversation with Joseph Orefice, North Branch Farm
Mar. 5, 2015 - Thursday
1:30 PM — 2:30 PM
Marsh Rotunda, Marsh Hall
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
Career Conversation with Brian Donahue, Brandeis University
Apr. 16, 2015 - Thursday
1:30 PM — 2:30 PM
Location To Be Announced