Support

The Jackson Institute’s Career Services Office provides events, workshops, resources, and information for Yale students interested in global affairs.

Jackson’s career services office offers support and resources to Yale students interested in global affairs.

Each year, we host more than 60 career development events on campus. Check the events list below for information on upcoming events and programs during the academic year.

Jackson also offers personalized career coaching for students. Our director of career services holds weekly office hours and one-on-one advising for any interested Yale student.

Programming:
  • Campus-wide weekly e-newsletter of events and opportunities (events also listed on the Jackson Calendar)
  • Career speaker events – professionals in the field of global affairs
  • Career skills workshops relevant to global affairs

Follow Jackson on Facebook and Twitter to hear about career events. You can also connect on the Jackson Institute LinkedIn group.

Career Exploration Resources: 

The career services office has compiled resources for several common career paths. Below are links to these resource pages, which include information on position types, application processes, and helpful advice.

 

Upcoming Career And Professional Services

March 1 @ 1:30 pm EST
Horchow Hall 106 (Seminar Room) https://map.yale.edu/place/building/HRCH? 55 Hillhouse Avenue New Haven CT 06511, 2 Hillhouse Ave
New Haven, CT United States
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"Is a PhD right for me?" with Professor Nuno Monteiro

Jackson’s Office of Career Services will host the career conversation, “Is a PhD Right for Me?” with Professor Nuno Monteiro, director of International Security Studies and Associate Professor of Political Science at Yale. The event is open to Yale students only. Professor Monteiro’s research focuses on International Relations theory and security studies. …
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March 6 @ 6:00 pm EST
Horchow Hall 103 (GM Room) https://map.yale.edu/place/building/HRCH? 55 Hillhouse Avenue New Haven CT 06511, 2 Hillhouse Ave
New Haven, CT United States
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Women in National Security Panel

This event is open to Yale students only. Please join us for an evening panel of Women in National Security at the Yale Jackson Institute. This event will feature Asha Rangappa, Sam Vinograd, and Emily Brandwin – women whose experiences include time in the CIA, the FBI, the National Security Council under President …
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March 29 @ 12:00 pm EDT
Horchow Hall 106 (Seminar Room) https://map.yale.edu/place/building/HRCH? 55 Hillhouse Avenue New Haven CT 06511, 2 Hillhouse Ave
New Haven, CT United States
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Career Conversation with Peter Swartz

This event is open to Yale students only. Mr. Swartz is a partner and portfolio manager for Graticule Asset Management Asia. If you are interested in asset management, investment, and/or Asia please attend. Prior to his current role, Mr. Swartz was a Portfolio Manager at Fortress Investment Group for the Fortress Asia Macro …
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Students in class
April 8 @ 12:00 pm EDT
Horchow Hall BD191 https://map.yale.edu/place/building/HRCH? 55 Hillhouse Avenue New Haven CT 06511, 2 Hillhouse Ave
New Haven, CT United States
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Applying for Graduate School Programs in International Affairs

This presentation is open to all Yale College students. Presented by the Association of Professional Schools in International Affairs.
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April 11 @ 12:00 pm EDT
Horchow Hall 106 (Seminar Room) https://map.yale.edu/place/building/HRCH? 55 Hillhouse Avenue New Haven CT 06511, 2 Hillhouse Ave
New Haven, CT United States
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Career Conversation with George Packer

The Jackson Institute Office of Career Services will host a career conversation with George Packer, a staff writer for The New Yorker. The talk is open to Yale students only. His most recent book, “The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America,” won the 2013 National Book Award for non-fiction. “The …
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