Class of 2014 First Destination - 6 Months Out

The Career Development Office conducts a survey six months after graduation each year, to determine the academic and employment activities of recent YSE graduates.  This page breaks down first destination by broad sectors.
2014 Employment Sector Chart

Private Sector: Consulting

  • AECOM, Environmental Scientist, Destin, Florida
  • AECOM/ENSR, Project Manager, Stamford, CT
  • Barbara J. Goldsmith & Company LLC Environmental Management, Environmental Projects Consultant, Washington, DC
  • Boston Consulting Group, Consultant, Boston, MA
  • DAI, Deputy Team Leader, Bukavu South and North Kivu
  • Deloitte Consulting, Strategy and Operations Consulting Analyst, Auckland
  • DNV GL, Senior Energy Analyst, Boston, MA
  • DNV GL, Sustainability Consultant, Oakland, CA
  • Energy and Environmental Economics, Inc., Associate Consultant, San Francisco, CA
  • High Noon Advisors, Consultant, Berkeley, California
  • Industrial Economics, Associate, Cambridge, MA
  • Innosight, Associate Consultant, Boston, MA
  • Meister Consultants Group, Fellow, Boston, MA
  • Navigant Consulting, Senior Consultant, Folsom, CA
  • Next Level Consulting, Educational Consultant, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China
  • RLR Consultants, Associate, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
  • Roux Associates, Staff Assistant Environmental Scientist, Woburn, MA


Entrepreneurial/Self-Employed

  • BlackStartup, Founding Member & CEO, San Francisco, CA
  • Citiesense LLC, Chief Executive Officer, New Haven, CT
  • Freelance Producer, Salt Lake City, UT
  • Futurepast, Vice President of Research and Development, Washington, DC
  • Private Environmental Consultant, Trumbull, CT


Private Sector: Business, Industry and Law

  • Aletheia, LLP, Partner, Washington, DC
  • Apple, Environmental Analyst, Cupertino, CA
  • Arctas Capital, Associate, Houston, TX
  • Cairn Pacific, LLC, Vice President- Development, Portland, OR
  • Cleantech Marketing Group, Marketing Manager, San Francisco, CA
  • Climate Focus B.V., Research Fellow, Washington, DC
  • Enesa Energia, New Business Manager, Mexico City, MX
  • Equilibrium Capital, Consultant, Portland, OR
  • ExoNova, Founder and Managing Partner, Buenos Ares, Argentina
  • Nippon Steel/Sumikin Research Institute, Researcher, Environment and Energy Department, Chiba, Japan
  • Opower, Client Associate - Rotational Program, San Francisco, CA
  • OrderAhead, Operations Analyst, San Francisco, CA
  • Pacific Gas and Electric Company, MBA Rotational Leadership Associate, San Francisco, CA
  • Palate App, Co-founder and Developer, San Francisco, CA
  • Socrata, Data Analyst, Washington, DC
  • Sodexo, Sustainability, Support Specialist, Bethesda, MD
  • SSG Advisors, Project Analyst, Burlington, VT
  • Stumptown Coffee Roasters, Sourcing Relationship Manager, Portland, OR
  • SunEdison, Manager, Corporate & Finance Projects, San Francisco. CA
  • Sungevity, Solar Consultant, Oakland, CA
  • Terrapin Bright Green, Consultant, New York City, NY
  • Weyerhaeuser, Analyst- Valuation and Acquisition Specialist, Seattle, WA


Academic (K - Higher Education)

  • Postgraduate Associate, New Haven, CT
  • Royal University of Bhutan, College of Science & Technology, Chukha, Bhutan
  • Sacred Hearts Schools, Lahaina, HI
  • University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
  • Wgeningen and Sikkim Universities, Katmandu, Nepal
  • Yale Center for Business and the Environment, New Haven, CT
  • Yale Center for Business and Environment, New Haven, CT
  • Yale Center for Business and the Environment, Research Analyst, New Haven, CT
  • Yale Center for Environmental Law & Policy, New Haven, CT
  • Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, New Haven, CT
  • Yale Project on Climate Change Communication, New Haven, CT
  • Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Global Institute of Sustainable Forestry, Research Assistant, New Haven, CT
  • Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, New Haven, CT
  • Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Tropical Resources Institute, Research Fellow, Sinharaja, Sri Lanka
  • Yale University Forests, New Haven, CT
  • Yale University, New Haven, CT
  • Yale University, Urban Ecology & Design Lab, New Haven, CT

NGOs/ Other Not-For-Profit

  • African Wildlife Fund, Conservation Management Trainee, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Calgary Zoo, Conservation Research Fellow, Calgary, Alberta
  • Connecticut Audubon Society, Director of the Coastal Center at Milford Point, Milford, CT
  • Connecticut Fund for the Environment/Save the Sound, Green Infrastructure Program Manager, New Haven, CT
  • DC Water, Green Infrastructure Planning Coordinator, Washington, DC
  • Eastern Shore Land Conservancy, Coastal Resilience Specialist, Queenstown, MD
  • Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC), Audit Program Manager, Alexandria, VA
  • Energy Innovation, LLC, Policy Analyst, San Francisco, CA
  • FAFO Research Foundation, China Sustainable Finance Campaigner, Beijing, China
  • Field Innovation Team, Creative Director
  • Green Alliance, Policy Advisor, London, UK
  • International Institute for Sustainable Development, Sr. Researcher, Thimphu
  • Monitor 360, Senior Consultant, Washington, DC
  • National Young Farmers Coalition, Land Access Campaign Manager, Hudson, New York
  • New Ecology, Inc., Senior Associate, Boston, MA
  • Pivot Point, Program Specialist, Portland, OR
  • Sierra Club, International Clean Energy Access, Associate Campaign Representative, San Francisco, CA
  • Snow Leopard Conservation Center, Executive Director, Tibet, China
  • The Mountain Pact, Founder and Executive Director, South Lake Tahoe, CA
  • The Nature Conservancy, Conservation GIS Analyst, Harrisburg, PA
  • The Pew Charitable Trusts, Advisor, Global Shark Conservation Campaign, New York, NY
  • The Regulatory Assistance Project, Consultant, Montpelier, VT
  • The Wilderness Society, Arctic Lands Conservation Specialist, Anchorage, AK
  • Utah Clean Energy, Program and Policy Associate, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Western Conservation Foundation, Wyss Fellow, Washington, DC
  • Wildlife Conservation Society, Program Officer, North America, Bozeman, MT
  • World Resources Institute, Research Analyst, Washington, DC
  • World Wildlife Fund, Conservation Finance Consultant, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • World Wildlife Fund, Uganda Researcher, Beijing, China


Governmental, Tribal, Multi-National & Public Sector

  • Administrative Conference of the United States, Attorney Advisor, Washington, DC
  • Antigua & Barbuda Government, Gruber Fellow, Environment Division, Project Coordinator, St. Johns, Antigua
  • Ateneo School of Government, Director, Manila, Philippines
  • Chief Justice Dana Fabe, Law Clerk, Anchorage, AK
  • City of San Mateo, Managing Arborist, San Mateo, CA
  • Connecticut Supreme Court, Law Clerk, Hartford, CT
  • Consejo Civil Mexicano para la Silvicultura Sostenible, Public Policy Specialist, Mexico City, MX
  • National Environment Commission, Senior Legal Officer, Thimphu, Bhutan
  • New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, Urban Forester, New York City, NY
  • NOAA/Integrated Services, Inc., Fisheries Biologist, Gloucester, MA
  • North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center, Energy Policy Intern, Raleigh-Durham, NC
  • Regional Center for Woodland Stewardship, Extension Forester, Nord Pas De Calais, France
  • The Forests Dialogue, Korean Forest Service, Forest Manager, Seoul, Korea
  • United Nations Development Programme, Researcher, Energy and Environment Group, Bangkok, Thailand
  • United Nations, Adviser, New York, NY
  • U.S. Department of Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Presidential Management Fellow, Salt Lake City, UT
  • U.S.Department of Interior, Geological Survey, Hydrologist, Houston, TX
  • U.S. Forest Service, Ecosystem Services and Markets, Presidential Management Fellow, Natural Resources Specialist, Washington, DC
  • U.S. Forest Service, Forest Manager, Los Gatos, CA
  • U.S. Forest Service, Forester, Waldport, OR
  • U.S. Forest Service, International Office, Supervisory Forester, Washington, DC
  • U.S. Office of Management and Budget, Energy Division, Presidential Management Fellow, Washington, DC


Further Study

  • Arizona State University, PhD Student, Tempe, AZ
  • Duke University, PhD Student, Durham, NC
  • Fox International Fellowship, University of Tokyo, Japan
  • Fox International Fellowship, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Portland State University, PhD Student, Portland, OR
  • South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD
  • Southern Illinois University, PhD Student, Carbondale, IL
  • University of Minnesota Law School, Law Student, Minneapolis, MN
  • Vermont Law, Law Student, South Royalton, VT
  • Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, PhD Student, New Haven, CT
  • Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, PhD Student, New Haven, CT
  • Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, PhD Student, New Haven, CT
  • Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, PhD Student, New Haven, CT
  • Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, PhD Student, New Haven, CT
  • Yale School of Law, Law Student, New Haven, CT