CPD Resources and Events for Students

Manage Your Career Development at YSE

  • 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
CPD’s recommended job search sites organized by interest and practice areas, updated annually.

Career Exploration

Where do you start when you have questions about your career development strategy? Our checklist and the job market research resources below offer a great way to start exploring. You can also meet individually with our team, and explore YSE-specific career fields through our Learning Communities and Employment Profiles and Salary Data.

COVID-19 / Virtual Advising Available

Our team is available for individual advising appointments by Zoom, or by e-mail for quick questions.

Please schedule a meeting with us through YSE Next or e-mail us with questions at anytime.

Develop Your Career Strategy

  • Meet with us in the fall semester to develop an individual career action plan
  • Meet with us in the spring semester for guidance on summer and post-graduation career decision-making
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Job Market Research

O*Net Online

O*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more.

U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics

Occupationl Outlook Handbook

Open Think Tank Directory

A global collection of think tanks and related organizations. 

Human Rights Campaign — Corporate Equality Index

National benchmarking tool on corporate policies, practices and benefits pertinent to LGBTQ employees.

Sustainable Apparel Coalition

The SAC is a global, multi-stakeholder non-profit alliance for the fashion industry.

Net Impact

Careers in social impact jobs board.

1% for the Planet

Businesses that join 1% for the Planet commit to giving 1% of gross sales each year to our approved nonprofit partners through a variety of support.


A nonprofit organization with networks and global collaborations of investors, companies and nonprofits, focused on equitable market-based and policy solutions throughout the economy.

Connect With Alumni Networks

Alumni Fire Networking Platform


Alumnifire provides current YSE 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 YSE community, and it's easy-to-use!
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CBEY Visiting Alumni Experts
Since its launch in the spring of 2018, the Yale Center for Business and Environment has connected over 200 students to Yale alumni through the Alumni Visiting Expert series. Every year, a cohort of professionals across different industries devote time to meet with students and discuss anything from industry trends and career advice to coursework questions. Learn more...
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Yale / Cross Campus

Cross Campus is Yale’s new, online networking, community-building, and mentoring program. Cross Campus facilitates relationships between Yalies — whether that’s alumni to student or alumni to young alumni.

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YSE 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. (NEW! Google Group), or San Francisco (Google Group).  Note that all lists are organized and maintained by alumni volunteers.

Regional alumni groups can also be found in AlumniFire--be sure to access all of the features of this exclusive in-house system!

We’re Hiring

The Yale School of the Environment (YSE) is seeking a temporary, part-time Career and Professional Development Assistant for the Office of Career and Professional Development (OCPD) who can work through May 31, 2022.

Events and Workshops

World Bank Internship Deadline
Jan. 31, 2022 - Monday
12:00 AM — 11:59 PM
Online, Zoom, Etc., Online
NOAA Explorer-in-Training Deadline
Feb. 5, 2022 - Saturday
12:00 AM — 11:59 PM
None, None
The Sea Grant Knauss Fellowship Deadline
Feb. 18, 2022 - Friday
12:00 AM — 11:59 PM
Online, Zoom, Etc., Online
All Ivy Environmental and Sustainable Development Career Fair
Feb. 25, 2022 - Friday
10:00 AM — 3:00 PM
None, None
YSEinDC - Virtual Event YSEinDC - Virtual Event
Mar. 1, 2022 - Tuesday
8:30 AM — 4:00 PM
Washington, DC
YSEinDC - Virtual Event YSEinDC - Virtual Event
Mar. 2, 2022 - Wednesday
8:30 AM — 4:00 PM
Washington, DC
YSEinDC - Virtual Event YSEinDC - Virtual Event
Mar. 3, 2022 - Thursday
8:30 AM — 4:00 PM
Washington, DC
YSEinDC - Virtual Event YSEinDC - Virtual Event
Mar. 4, 2022 - Friday
8:30 AM — 4:00 PM
Washington, DC
Deadline - The White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) Internship Program
Mar. 25, 2022 - Friday
12:00 AM — 11:59 PM
PSM - Visual Communication - Virtual Zoom
Apr. 8, 2022 - Friday
9:00 AM — 12:00 PM
Online, Zoom, Etc., Online
PSM - Fundraising - In-person
Apr. 22, 2022 - Friday
9:00 AM — 2:00 PM
Bowers Auditorium, Sage Hall