• Professional Development

    Developing and championing opportunities for growth and success

  • Career Advancement

    Cultivating strong skill sets and promoting growth within the University

  • Networking

    Generating significant networking opportunities between diverse departments and rank levels

  • Mentorship Opportunities

    Creating and fostering learning opportunities with University leaders


Future Leaders of Yale (FLY) hopes to provide a voice for young professionals and others in the early stages of their careers who are seeking to develop and strengthen their long-term opportunities and impact at Yale. Through networking, professional development, mentorship, and encouraging career advancement, we are committed to supporting the recruitment, retention, and advancement of qualified professionals within Yale.

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This website represents a collection of news, events, and resources relevant to young professionals at Yale. We hope you will find it to be useful! If you have any suggestions for how we can improve, please let us know.

FLY - Happy New Year from Mela Toro Waters


November 29, 2016
On Saturday, November 12, the second annual Young Professionals Symposium explored the experience paradox: How do you get the job without the experience, or the experience...
November 28, 2016
~by Philip Barello   FLY members recently shared their personal and professional experiences with the 9th grade students of New Haven Academy, a public magnet high school....
November 28, 2016
How would you describe your career journey at Yale?  One day I realized I wanted to live and work in a college town with interesting history, architecture, culture,...
FLY participants practice feedback techniques on each other.
November 22, 2016
Write-up by Mela Toro Waters The goal of feedback that motivates is to: provide someone with actionable, concrete information that helps them achieve higher performance...
October 25, 2016
How do you get the job without the experience, or the experience without the job? The 2nd annual Young Professionals Symposium (YPS), taking place on Saturday, November 12,...
September 28, 2016
FLY members met over their lunch hours at the Cushing Library, at 333 Cedar Street on the Medical School side of campus, for a tour of the library and collections. They were...