Support

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

Jackson’s Career Development 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 Events 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 Development 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

September 24 @ 6:00 pm EDT
Horchow Hall, 103 (GM Room), New Haven, CT, 06511, 2 Hawley Rd United States + Google Map

Dalberg Development Consulting Information Session

Jackson’s Career Development Office is hosting an information session with Dalberg Development Consulting. Yale students interested in opportunities with Dalberg are welcome to attend.
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September 25 @ 12:00 pm EDT
Horchow Hall, 106 (Seminar Room), New Haven, CT, 06511, 2 Hill St United States + Google Map

Career Conversation with Charles Windermeyer

Jackson’s Career Development Office welcomes Charles Wintermeyer. Lunch provided. This would be of specific interest to students who are considering a career in the U.S. State Department’s foreign service. Mr. Wintermeyer’s spouse will be joining us to also share her experiences and the work/life balance of a FSO family.
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October 8 @ 4:00 pm EDT
Horchow Hall, 103 (GM Room), New Haven, CT, 06511, 2 Hawley Rd United States + Google Map

Careers in the US State Department

Jackson’s Career Development Office, in collaboration with the Office of Career Services at Yale, is pleased to offer this opportunity to talk with Philip Beekman of the US State Department about careers. This session is relevant to US citizens who are interested in learning about opportunities with the United States State …
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October 10 @ 6:00 pm EDT
Horchow Hall, 106 (Seminar Room), New Haven, CT, 06511, 2 Hill St United States + Google Map

Career Conversation Dinner with Ibeabuchi Chukwuma

Jackson’s Career Development Office is pleased to welcome back to Yale Ibe Chukwuma, Yale Jackson MA ’17. Dinner provided. He is the Regional Director for Africa Business Development (Commercial Insurance and Investments) at Starr Companies. Mr. Chukwuma’s talk will be especially of interest to those interested in political risk, …
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October 11 @ 11:00 am EDT
Horchow Hall, 103 (GM Room), New Haven, CT, 06511, 2 Hawley Rd United States + Google Map

Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-Pal) Information Session

Jackson’s Career Development Office is pleased to welcome representatives from J-PAL to Yale to talk about career opportunities. This would be relevant to those interested in a global research center working to reduce poverty by ensuring that policy is informed by scientific evidence.
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October 25 @ 12:00 pm EDT
Horchow Hall, 106 (Seminar Room), New Haven, CT, 06511, 2 Hill St United States + Google Map

A Career Conversation with Katrin Eggenberger

Jackson’s Career Development Office is pleased to welcome Katrin Eggenberger for a career conversation. Lunch will be provided. Katrin Eggenberger heads the World Economic Forum’s Community of Chairpersons, which is comprised of over 100 of the world’s most influential chairpersons of large corporations who meet to discuss in an informal and trusted …
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October 29 @ 6:00 pm EDT
Horchow Hall, 103 (GM Room), New Haven, CT, 06511, 2 Hawley Rd United States + Google Map

Career Conversation Dinner with Will Davis

Jackson’s Career Development Office is pleased to welcome Will Davis from the OECD. Dinner provided. Mr. Davis is currently the Head of the OECD’s Washington Center where he serves as the organization’s senior representative to the United States and Canada. In this role he leads the OECD's efforts to …
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October 30 @ 12:00 pm EDT
Horchow Hall, 106 (Seminar Room), New Haven, CT, 06511, 2 Hill St United States + Google Map

Career Conversation Lunch with David Marshall

Jackson’s Career Development Office welcomes David Marshall. Lunch provided. This would be of specific interest to students interested in human rights. Mr. Marshall, a human rights lawyer, was recently the head of the Accountability and the Administration of Justice section in the UN mission in Iraq where he led …
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October 30 @ 5:30 pm EDT
Horchow Hall, 106 (Seminar Room), New Haven, CT, 06511, 2 Hill St United States + Google Map

Is a PHD Right For Me

Jackson’s Career Development Office is pleased to have Professor Marnix Amand join students who are considering applying for PHD programs. Pizza will be provided. We’ll talk about the questions you should consider before deciding to apply for PHD programs. If you’ve ever thought a PHD might be a good …
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November 1 @ 12:00 pm EDT
Horchow Hall, 106 (Seminar Room), New Haven, CT, 06511, 2 Hill St United States + Google Map

Career Conversation Lunch with Peter Beshar

Jackson’s Career Development Office is pleased to welcome Peter Beshar. Lunch provided. Peter Beshar is recognized as a thought leader on cyber security with deep expertise at the intersection of private enterprise and public policy. He has testified multiple times before the U.S. Senate, House of Representatives and European …
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