Class of 2016 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.
2016 By Sector Chart Only

Academic (K - Higher Education)

  • Environmental Lead Project Editor, Yale School of Management, New Haven, CT
  • Project Manager, Yale Program on Climate Change Communication, New Haven, CT
  • Woodbridge Fellow, Yale Office of Sustainability, New Haven, CT
  • Research Assistant, Yale University, New Haven, CT
  • Fox Research Fellow, Fox International Fellowship, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
  • Project Manager, Stanford, Palo Alto, CA
  • Geospatial Analyst, Yale School of the Environment, New Haven, CT

Entrepreneurial/Self Employed

  • Microplastics Project Manager, Adventure Scientists, Bozeman, MT
  • Environmental Consultant and Ocean Policy Advisor, Washington, DC

Private Sector (Business/Consulting)

  • Regional Manager, MaGrann Associates, Washington DC
  • CEO, Allergy Amulet, Madison, WI
  • Associate, Analysis Group, Boston, MA
  • Senior Consultant, Deloitte, TBD
  • Operations Management Leadership Program, GE, Beijing, China
  • Sustainability Analyst, NRG Energy, Inc., Princeton, NJ
  • Associate Brand Manager, Unilever, Engelwood Cliffs, NJ
  • Senior Project Development Analyst, SunPower, New York, NY
  • Restoration Specialist, Mike Appel, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Senior Consultant, Deloitte Consulting, Washington, DC
  • Project Analyst, SSG Advisors, Burlington, VT
  • Director of Business Development, Lumos Global, Tel Aviv, IL, Israel
  • Analyst, Sol Systems, Washington, DC
  • Vice President, YES Bank and Fellow- Natural Capital, YES Institute - YES BANK, New Delhi, India
  • Associate, Innosight, Lexington, MA
  • Architectural Designer, Mithun, Seattle, WA
  • Conservation Innovation Fellow, Conservation X Labs, Washington, DC
  • Portfolio Manager, Greenwood Resources, Portland, OR
  • Senior Associate, Agriculture Capital Management, San Francisco, CA
  • Reporter, Argus Media, San Francisco, CA
  • Investment Associate, Armonia LLC, Greenwich, CT
  • Civil Engineer, Princeton Hydro, Sicklerville, NJ
  • Associate, McKinsey & Company, Lima, Peru
  • Consultant, Aligned Intermediary, New York, NY
  • Analyst, RES, Houston, TX
  • Associate Water Quality Analyst, Paradigm Environmental, Fairfax, VA
  • Portfolio Manager, GMO Renewable Resources, Boston, MA
  • Consultant, Corporate Citizenship, New York, NY
  • Researcher, VICE Media, New York, NY
  • Environmental Planner, LaBella Associates, Rochester, NY
  • Consultant, Indufor, Washington, DC

Private (Law)

  • Legal Assistant, The Chanler Group, Berkeley, CA
  • Associate, Cuddy & Feder LLP, White Plains/Fishkill, NY
  • Associate, Beveridge and Diamond, PC, Washington, DC

Not-for-Profit/Non-Governmental Organization

  • Program Associate, Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute, Washington, DC
  • Tree Conservation Project Coordinator, Latin America, The Morton Arboretum, Lisle, IL
  • Consultant, World Bank Group, Washington, DC
  • Program Officer, Oak Spring Garden Foundation, Upperville, VA
  • Pesticide Program Specialist, Xerces Society, Truckee, CA
  • Marine Scientist, Oceana, Brasilia, DF, Brazil
  • Executive Director, New Canaan Land Trust, New Canaan, CT
  • Project Manager, ClimateWorks Foundation, San Francisco, CA
  • Program Manager, Mercy Corps, Washington, DC
  • Insurance Fellow, Growald Family Fund, Brookline, MA
  • Coordinator, Grants Management, Rainforest Alliance, New York City, New York
  • Global Climate Program Assistant, Environmental Defense Fund, Washington, DC 
  • Executive Fellow, National Park Foundation, Washington, DC
  • Yale Gruber Fellow, Azuero Earth Project/Yale Gruber, Pedasi, Los Santos, Panama
  • Consultant, World Bank, Washington DC
  • Climate Finance Specialist, World Bank Group, Washington DC
  • Research Associate, Acadia Center, New York, NY
  • Environmental Program Manager, EICC, Alexandria, VA
  • Community Forestry Coordinator, Strong Roots, Bukavu, South Kivu, DRC
  • Program Associate, Amazon Conservation Association, Washington, DC
  • GreenSkills Program Manager, Urban Resources Initiative, New Haven, CT
  • Researcher-Agriculture Supply Chain, World Wildlife Fund, Washington, DC
  • Senior Associate, The Pew Charitable Trusts, Portland, OR
  • Conversation Stewardship Manager, Hudson Highlands Land Trust, Garrison, NY
  • Research Analyst, World Resources Institute, Washington, DC
  • Research Associate, Yale Data-Driven Group, New Haven, CT

Government/Public Sector

  • Physical Scientist, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, San Francisco, CA
  • Management Assistant, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC
  • Advisor to Commissioner Andrew McAllister, California Energy Commission, Sacramento, CA
  • Committee Clerk, Hawaii State Legislature (Senate), Honolulu, HI
  • New York State Excelsior Service Fellow, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Albany, NY
  • Senior Planner, Fairfax County Parks Authority, Fairfax, VA
  • Management Fellow, County of San Mateo, Redwood City, CA
  • Forester, City of New York, New York, NY
  • Foreign Service Officer, U.S. Department of State, Beijing, China
  • Deputy Director, Conservation Planning, National Parks Board, Singapore
  • Gruber Fellow on Global Justice, Lahore Waste Management Company, Lahore, Punjab, Pakista
  • Deputy Director/ Hort. Outreach & Heritage Trees, National Parks Board, Singapore
  • Knauss Marine Policy Fellow, U.S. Senator Cory Booker (via NOAA Sea Grant Fellowship), Washington, DC
  • Project Coordinator, Sierra Nevada Conservancy, Auburn, CA

Further Study

  • Fox International Research Fellow, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
  • Fox International Research Fellow, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Fulbright Research Scholar, Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment, Darjeeling, West Bengal, India
  • Richard U. Light Fellow for East Asian Language Study, Beijing, China
  • M.A. in Bioethics, New York University, NY, NY
  • M.B.A., IE Business School, Madrid, Spain
  • Ph.D. in Evolution and Ecology, Columbia University, NY, NY
  • Ph.D. in Entomology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
  • Ph.D. in Ecology, Duke University, Durham, NC
  • Ph.D. in Geography and the Environment, Oxford University, UK
  • Ph.D. in Anthropology, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
  • Ph.D. in Environmental Science, Policy & Management, UC Berkeley, CA
  • Ph.D. in Agriculture and Resource Economics, UC Davis, CA
  • Ph.D. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
  • Ph.D. in Anthropology, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
  • Ph.D. in Anthropology, Yale University, New Haven, CT
  • Ph.D. in Forestry & Environmental Studies, Yale University, New Haven, CT
  • Ph.D. in Forestry & Environmental Studies, Yale University, New Haven, CT
  • Juris Doctorate in Environmental Law, Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland, OR
  • Juris Doctorate, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Denver, CO