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Spring 2020 PCA Drop In Hours Announced

  • Spring 2020 Drop In Schedule, Kroon Hall Cafe
    • Monday 10-1, Humna
    • Tuesday, 1-2:30, Emily
    • Tuesday, 2:30-5, Chris
    • Wednesday 10-1, Humna
    • Wednesday, 2:30-5, Chris
    • Thursday, 1-2:30, Emily
  • CDO's Peer Career Advisors are available on a drop-in basis for students interested in having their written job search materials reviewed.
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Participate in Employer Recruiting Programs

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February 20-21, 2020: Visit Washington, D.C.


F&ESinDC is an annual two-day event for masters students at F&ES developed and organized by CDO.  100+ students participate in employer site visits, job and internship interviews, individual networking meetings, and a gala Alumni/Student networking reception.
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February 28, 2020: Visit NYC



Jointly sponsored by CDO and career offices at all 8 Ivy League institutions, this annual fair is a unique opportunity for career exploration, on site interviews, career panels with experts, and exploring current environmental career opportunities. 80 employers and 1200+ students participate.
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On Campus Recruiting


CDO hosts employers and expert practitioners throughout the year for on-site interviews, career conversations, and information sessions.  Through partnerships with faculty, F&ES programs and research centers, and campus career offices, we facilitate participation in a wide range of recruiting and career exploration opportunities.

Manage Your Career Development at F&ES

FES Next: Career Management Tool
  • Research job and internship postings
  • Schedule career advising appointments
  • Apply for on campus interviews
  • Register for career development programs
  • Upload and store resumes and cover letters

Explore Environmental Career Opportunities

CDO provides a resource of recommended job search sites by interest and practice areas, updated annually

Develop Your Career Strategy

Meet with us in the fall semester to develop an individual career action plan

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Job Market Research

O-Net online tool for career exploration and job analysis
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Research Workplaces based on LGBT Equality Ratings
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Sustainable Apparel Coalition

Research potential employers by quickly identifying brands and manufacturers committed to sustainability and innovation
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GuideStar
Global resource on nonprofit organizations available to Yale community
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Job and Internships Board for Environmental and Social Impact Careers from NetImpact!
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Research directory of non-profit partners and business directory to find sustainability-minded employers
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Ceres
Access their four networks to find employers committed to sustainable practices and policies:
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Idealist.org aggregates more than 120,000 non-profit organizations all over the world
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Certified B Corporations meet criteria to verify social and environmental performance

Connect to Alumni

Alumni Fire Networking Platform

AlumniFire

Alumnifire provides current F&ES students the opportunity to directly search, reach out to, and build relationships with alumni. It's interactive, has a quick registration process, is exclusively for the F&ES community, and it's easy-to-use!
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Yale Career Network
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 Maya Polan. For specific questions about using the network, please email career.network@yale.edu.
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F&ES Alumni Listservs
Join a regional listserv if you’re heading to the Pacific Northwest (Google Group), New York (Google Group), Philadelphia (Google Group), Washington, D.C. (Yahoo Group), or San Francisco (Google Group).
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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 their help section.

Research Outside Funding

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FESxFunds
Members of the F&ES community have easy access to a curated list of global, external funding opportunities for graduate students and postdocs using this database.

Who We Serve

The F&ES Career Development Office (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.

CDO Event Calendar

Practice Makes Perfect: A CDO Networking Workshop
Jan. 21, 2020 - Tuesday
5:00 PM — 7:00 PM
Knobloch Environment Center, Kroon Hall
Tribal Water Rights: A Conversation with Heather Whiteman Runs Him
Jan. 24, 2020 - Friday
11:30 AM — 1:00 PM
Bowers Auditorium, Sage Hall
Professional Skills Module - Stakeholder Engagement
Jan. 31, 2020 - Friday
8:30 AM — 2:00 PM
Bowers Auditorium, Sage Hall
Deadline to Apply for World Bank Group Summer 2020 Internships
Jan. 31, 2020 - Friday
11:00 AM — 12:00 PM
Location To Be Announced
Conversation with Ona Ferguson
Jan. 31, 2020 - Friday
2:15 PM — 3:15 PM
Bowers Auditorium, Sage Hall
Social-Ecological Sustainability along Shorelines: Progress, Promise, and Panaceas
Feb. 10, 2020 - Monday
4:30 PM — 5:45 PM
Sage 32, Sage Hall
F&ESinDC
Feb. 20, 2020 - Thursday
12:00 AM — 11:59 PM
Washington, DC
F&ESinDC
Feb. 21, 2020 - Friday
12:00 AM — 11:59 PM
Washington, DC
Deadline to Apply for the John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship Program
Feb. 21, 2020 - Friday
4:00 PM — 5:00 PM
Location To Be Announced
PSM: Negotiations
Feb. 28, 2020 - Friday
8:30 AM — 2:00 PM
Bowers Auditorium, Sage Hall
All Ivy Environmental & Sustainable Development Career Fair
Feb. 28, 2020 - Friday
10:00 AM — 3:00 PM
Columbia University Alfred Lerner Hall Roone Arledge Auditorium…
Water Wizard: An Enviromagic Show about Our Planet's Most Precious Resource
Feb. 28, 2020 - Friday
4:00 PM — 4:30 PM
Student Lounge, Sage Hall
Deadline to Apply for Summer Internship with Connecticut DEEP
Mar. 1, 2020 - Sunday
11:00 AM — 12:00 PM
Location To Be Announced
Gruber Post-Graduate Fellowships in Global Justice and Women's Rights Information Session
Mar. 24, 2020 - Tuesday
12:00 PM — 1:00 PM
Classroom G01, Kroon Hall
PSM: Fundraising
Mar. 27, 2020 - Friday
8:30 AM — 2:00 PM
Bowers Auditorium, Sage Hall