Office of Career and Professional Development

News & Advice

10 ways to make the most of your summer internship

Pooja Anil Rasal, Times Higher Education

From the website:

“Making the most of your summer internship involves more than just completing assignments, collecting completion certificates and earning stipends. Here are some tips on how to make your summer internship experience …

By Kathy Douglas
Kathy Douglas Senior Associate Director
Read more

BCG Launch Summer 2024 Timeline: REGISTER TODAY!

For anyone interested in exploring management consulting, BCG Launch provides an opportunity to learn about roles and prepare for the application process.

From the website: “BCG Launch is a virtual series that provides current undergraduate and non-MBA Masters students …

By Kathy Douglas
Kathy Douglas Senior Associate Director
Read more

How To Reject A Job Offer Without Burning Bridges

Getting a job offer is worth celebrating, but not all the time. The employer may decide to post you in an unfavorable location or offer a salary that doesn’t meet your expectations. You may also get a better job while …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
Read more

8 Strategies for Introverted Professionals in the Workplace

“Introverts are shy and boring people.” We bet you’ve heard this statement once or many times before. Or perhaps even you believe so. It’s no wonder why over 56% of workplace introverts in the US wish they were instead extroverts. 

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
Read more

Salary Negotiation: How to Negotiate Salary: Learn the Best Techniques to Help You Manage the Most Difficult Salary Negotiations and What You Need to Know When Asking for a Raise

From the website:

Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School

“Salary negotiations are often stressful and challenging. But with the right strategies, you can negotiate your employment terms with ease. In Salary Negotiation: How to Negotiate Salary: Learn the Best …

By Kathy Douglas
Kathy Douglas Senior Associate Director
Read more

Research: Negotiating Is Unlikely to Jeopardize Your Job Offer

by Einav Hart, Julia Bear,, Zhiying (Bella) Ren, HBR, May 08, 2024

From the website:

“Job seekers worry about negotiating an offer for many reasons, including the worst-case scenario that the offer will be rescinded. Across a series of seven …

By Kathy Douglas
Kathy Douglas Senior Associate Director
Read more

Missed the Interview Preparation Workshop? Not to Worry…

Students are invited to access the April 18 Interview Preparation Workshop.

By Kathy Douglas
Kathy Douglas Senior Associate Director
Read more

Interview Preparation Career Resources

Are you actively interviewing and want to tune up your questions and answers? Looking to get a head start on interviews that are ahead? CPD has you covered with a group of resources designed to teach you all about interview …

By Kathy Douglas
Kathy Douglas Senior Associate Director
Read more

Interested in Working for the Legislative Branch of the U.S. Federal Government, and Don’t Know Where to Begin?

The Partnership for Public Service has some great resources on navigating all of the opportunities available to work in the legislative branch of the U.S. Federal government.

“The legislative branch is composed of two bodies, the House of Representatives and …

By Kathy Douglas
Kathy Douglas Senior Associate Director
Read more

10 Behavioral Interview Questions (With Sample Answers)

Indeed.com

Are you working on your interview preparation and presence? Knowing the types of questions to expect is a cornerstone of confidence building, and Indeed.com’s online Career Guide is a great resource for a range of job search skills information.

By Kathy Douglas
Kathy Douglas Senior Associate Director
Read more

Job Offer Negotiations

Are you starting to receive job offers or ready to brush up on your negotiating skills?

CPD provides a host of resources for negotiating job offers available 24/7 on our website.

Includes:

By Kathy Douglas
Kathy Douglas Senior Associate Director
Read more

Class of 2023 Employment Data Now Live

The Office of Career and Professional Development conducts a survey six months after graduation each year, to determine the academic and employment activities of recent YSE graduates.

The survey is a snapshot at 6 months post graduation of alumni who have participated in …

By Kathy Douglas
Kathy Douglas Senior Associate Director
Read more

Announcing CPD Staff Changes

CPD is pleased to announce the arrival of Isabella Dueñas as our new Associate Director. Isabella will be overseeing the summer experience program, employer engagement, and programming. She joined us from the Yale School of Management where she served as …

By Kathy Douglas
Kathy Douglas Senior Associate Director
Read more

When Should You Update Your LinkedIn Profile With a New Job?

Congratulations, you’ve got a new job! Maybe you’ve already celebrated with your friends and family, but what about your professional network? When should you update your LinkedIn profile with a new job? Is there a right — or wrong — …

Read more

“roadmap” of energy sector employers helps students clarify career interests

Posted on January 29, 2024 by EDGE

From the web article:

“To help students visualize employers along the energy value chain, EDGE offers students a “roadmap” of example employers in the energy sector—from energy production (upstream) to generation and distribution …

By Kathy Douglas
Kathy Douglas Senior Associate Director
Read more

Career Skill Building Tools In One Click

By Kathy Douglas
Kathy Douglas Senior Associate Director
Read more

YSEinDC Alumni Site Visits and Networking Events

; This content is restricted to certain users. Please login or sign up to see if you are eligible to view this content.

CPD is excited to announce that our registration for YSEinDC individual site visits will open February 7th at 12pm! All students must register via YSENext. 

By Kathy Douglas
Kathy Douglas Senior Associate Director

Interested in a Summer Experience or Full Time Role with The World Bank Group? Quick Tips To Get Started

By Kathy Douglas
Kathy Douglas Senior Associate Director
Read more

How Can You Tell if An Employer Values Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace?

Diversity and inclusion in the workplace can feel like a buzz phrase, but in practice, it’s a way to make all employees feel supported and empowered to succeed at work. Some companies do the bare minimum and post pledges on …

Read more

America’s Best Employers for Diversity: Forbes

From the website:

Forbes partnered with market research firm Statista to create the sixth annual list of America’s Best Employers for Diversity. To determine the rankings, Statista surveyed more than 45,000 Americans working for businesses with at least 1,000 employees. …

By Kathy Douglas
Kathy Douglas Senior Associate Director
Read more

Yale and CPD Resources for Conducting An International Summer Internship

Are you pursuing an internship outside of the U.S. this summer? If so, check out these resources on securing country specific work authorization and visas. Start soon, as some documents can take months to process. Please schedule an appointment with …

By Kathy Douglas
Kathy Douglas Senior Associate Director
Read more

Join A Professional Association

The CPD team has been busy this year researching and curating a list of professional associations relevant to our student population. Many offer low or no cost memberships to students.

Joining associations in your areas of interest is a great …

By Kathy Douglas
Kathy Douglas Senior Associate Director
Read more

New clean energy career resource: CBEY’s 2023/2024 Career Pathways

Exploring careers in clean energy? Check out the newly launched guidebook on global energy employment trends, including degrees and sectors of nearly 400 Yale alumni in clean energy, employer highlights in each part of the energy system, and over 20 …

By Kathy Douglas
Kathy Douglas Senior Associate Director
Read more

Sidebar

Contact & Location

Address

195 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06511

Career Service Hours

Day of the week
ACADEMIC YEAR SUMMER HOURS
Monday 8:30 am- 5:00 pm 8:30 am- 4:30 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am- 5:00 pm 8:30 am- 4:30 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am- 5:00 pm 8:30 am- 4:30 pm
Thursday 8:30 am- 5:00 pm 8:30 am- 4:30 pm
Friday 8:30 am- 5:00 pm 8:30 am- 4:30 pm

The office is closed weekends, holidays and recess days.