ELM provides students access to individual guidance and advice from alumni volunteers
Participate in Employer Recruiting Programs
Spring Visit to Washington, D.C.
F&ESinDC is an innovative annual two-day event for masters students at F&ES developed and organized by CDO. 100+ students participate in employer site visits, job and internship interviews, individual networking meetings, and a gala Alumni/Student networking reception.
Spring Visit to NYC
Jointly sponsored by CDO and career offices at all 8 Ivy League institutions, this annual fair is a unique opportunity for career exploration, on site interviews, career panels with experts, and exploring current environmental career opportunities. 80 employers and 1200+ students participate.
On Campus Recruiting
CDO hosts employers and expert practitioners throughout the year for on-site interviews, career conversations, and information sessions. Through partnerships with faculty, F&ES programs and research centers, and campus career offices, we facilitate participation in a wide range of recruiting and career exploration opportunities.
Foundation Directory Online Research potential employing organizations. Includes profiles on: Private & independent foundations; Corporate foundations; U.S. Federal funders; Public charities; International foundations. Available to Yale community through log in to Yale libraries.
GuideStar World's largest source on nonprofit organizations. Only available to Yale community through log in to Yale libraries.
Job and Internships Board for Environmental and Social Impact Careers from NetImpact!
Idealist.org aggregates more than 120,000 non-profit organizations all over the world. Their mission is "To close the gap between intention and action by connecting people, organizations, ideas, and resources."
Alumnifire provides current F&ES 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 F&ES community, and it's easy-to-use!
Yale Career Network
Connect with Yale alumni across all Yale schools to discuss career objectives and explore career interests:
Select the “Current Student Registration” button located on the right hand side of this page
Fill out the Student Registration Form
Once your registration has been approved, you can start using the tool! If you have questions about your registration approval, please contact Maya Polan. For specific questions about using the network, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Theofficial LinkedIn group for current students, graduates, faculty, and staff of the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies (F&ES). Environmental Studies majors from Yale College may also join. Learn more about setting up and using your LinkedIn account in theirhelp section.
Research Outside Funding
Members of the F&ES community have easy access to a curated list of global, external funding opportunities for graduate students and postdocs using this database.
Who We Serve
The F&ES Career Development Office (CDO) is open to F&ES master's and doctoral students and alumni. Students' spouses and significant others may seek assistance in local job searches. Other Yale students interested in environmental careers must seek a referral from their “home” career office.