CPD Resources and Events for Students

Career Preparation

Job Search Tools | Annual Program Sample

Career Exploration and Recruiting

Overview | YSEinDC

Summer Experience

Overview | Registration and Completion | FundingData Archive

Employment and Salary Data

Most Recent Graduates | Most Recent Summer Data | Archive

Career Resources

Environmental Jobs Sites | All Resources 

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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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!
This is the official LinkedIn group for current students, graduates, faculty, and staff of the Yale School the Environment (YSE). Environmental Studies majors from Yale College may also join. This group is a means to connect with one another, exchange business ideas, and share professional opportunities. The Office of Development and Alumni Services verifies alumni and other group members’ status before new members are approved. Please do not make a request to join if you do not have a legitimate connection to the school.

Events and Workshops

CBEY Event Series - What The Heck Do I Actually Do - Utilities Transition
Oct. 7, 2022 - Friday
12:00 PM — 12:45 PM
Online, Zoom, Etc., Online
Career Pathways – Salima Jones-Daley, National Young Farmers Coalition
Oct. 7, 2022 - Friday
1:00 PM — 2:00 PM
Classroom G01, Kroon Hall
Business and Environment Internship Panel - Sustainability in Supply Chains
Oct. 10, 2022 - Monday
11:45 AM — 12:45 PM
Bowers Auditorium, Sage Hall
Tuesday Career Series - My Job & How I Got It: Class of 2022 Alumni Panel
Oct. 11, 2022 - Tuesday
12:00 PM — 1:00 PM
Burke Auditorium, Kroon Hall
Fox International Fellowship: Informational Session for Graduating Seniors, Graduate and Professional Students
Oct. 14, 2022 - Friday
12:00 PM — 1:00 PM
Tuesday Career Series - Preparing For Effective Interviews
Oct. 25, 2022 - Tuesday
12:00 PM — 1:00 PM
Burke Auditorium, Kroon Hall
PSM - Stakeholder Engagement
Oct. 28, 2022 - Friday
8:30 AM — 3:00 PM
Bowers Auditorium, Sage Hall
Yale Clean Energy Conference
Nov. 3, 2022 - Thursday
4:00 PM — 7:00 PM
Burke Auditorium, Kroon Hall
Tuesday Career Series - All About YSEinDC & All-Ivy Career Fairs
Nov. 8, 2022 - Tuesday
12:00 PM — 1:00 PM
Burke Auditorium, Kroon Hall
MacMillan Center Fellowships Office: AY and Summer Funding for Undergraduate, Graduate and Professional Students
Nov. 11, 2022 - Friday
12:00 PM — 1:00 PM
Tuesday Career Series - EDF Climate Corps Fellowship Panel
Nov. 15, 2022 - Tuesday
12:00 PM — 1:00 PM
Burke Auditorium, Kroon Hall
EDF Climate Corps Priority Deadline
Nov. 29, 2022 - Tuesday
12:00 AM — 11:59 PM
None, None
Tuesday Career Series - Environmental Career Trends for 2023
Nov. 29, 2022 - Tuesday
12:00 PM — 1:00 PM
Burke Auditorium, Kroon Hall
PSM - Negotiation
Dec. 2, 2022 - Friday
8:30 AM — 3:00 PM
Bowers Auditorium, Sage Hall
Tuesday Career Series - Preparing For A Spring Job Search
Dec. 6, 2022 - Tuesday
12:00 PM — 1:00 PM
Burke Auditorium, Kroon Hall
Deadline: World Bank Summer Internship
Jan. 31, 2023 - Tuesday
8:00 AM — 11:00 PM
None, None
Deadline: CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Summer Internship
Mar. 31, 2023 - Friday
6:00 AM — 10:00 AM
None, None