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Housed at one of the world’s preeminent research universities, the Center merges two world-class graduate schools—the Yale School of Management and the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies—with an active network of renowned business leaders, NGOs and policymakers. Together, these schools share more than 150 years of experience studying ecological and organizational systems, a legacy and depth of expertise unmatched anywhere in the world.

The Center is a place for building an interdisciplinary and innovative community.

The Student Experience

The Center is a lodestone for 55–60 likeminded peers who will push you to articulate and refine the work that you’ve set out to do. Student opportunities include coursework with some of the world's leading thinkers, a rich set of student-led activities, campus visits, seminars and conversations with renowned practitioners and a signature summer internship that places students anywhere from The White House to the most progressive multinational corporations and NGOs.


Alumni from the Center have gone on to work at a full range of organizations:

  • Public: National Fish & Wildlife Foundation; National Park Service; U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

  • Private: Accenture; Banque Paribas; Booz Allen Hamilton; Citigroup Energy; General Electric; Goldman Sachs; IBM; Johnson & Johnson; McKinsey & Company; Nike; United Technologies Corporation.

  • NGO: International Finance Corporation; National Parks Conservation Association; National Wildlife Federation; Rocky Mountain Institute; The Nature Conservancy; The World Bank Group; United Nations Development Programme; World Trade Organization; World Wildlife Fund.

Students at the Center can tap into this diverse network for help at the beginning of their careers. Alumni are also frequent visitors to campus, as they serve on expert panels, speak at career events and interview students for jobs.

About the F&ES-SOM Joint Degree

Students enrolled singly in either the Yale School of Management or the School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, as well as all joint-degree students, are eligible to work with the Yale Center for Business and the Environment. To learn more about the application process for each school, or to learn about our joint-degree program, visit the links below. If you have questions about the Center, don’t hesitate to get in touch. We also encourage you to stay abreast of news, events, opportunities and deadlines through social media.