As a Silver Scholar, you will spend your first year at Yale SOM developing the basic skills and mindset of a manager through our innovative core curriculum. During the second year, you will complete a full-time internship; this extended work experience will help you put your business education into practice, develop your leadership skills, and give you a competitive advantage as you pursue a permanent position. In your third year, you will return to campus for the conclusion of the MBA program, taking electives at Yale SOM and elsewhere at the university in the areas that most interest you and support your career goals.
While at Yale, you will learn from our renowned faculty of scholars and active practitioners, and you will have the benefit of your classmates' diverse life and work experiences. The Yale SOM Career Development Office will help you examine possible career paths, develop your networking and interview skills, and pursue an internship and a post-MBA position. The Yale SOM alumni network will serve as a resource during your job search and throughout your life.
The Silver Scholars Program was created in 2001 to celebrate Yale University's tercentennial and the 25th anniversary of Yale SOM.
Yale SOM Core Curriculum
Yale Elective Courses
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Silver Scholar profiles
After spending the last seven years helping investors manage country risk in emerging markets, it’s clear to me that the Silver Scholar Program paved the way for my career.
The Silver Scholars Program has been an invaluable asset for my personal and professional development.
The Silver Scholars Program has given me a wealth of opportunities to accelerate my career by stepping out of my comfort zone and expanding my capabilities.
SOM taught me how to think about my career choice systematically in terms of industry, function, and career path.