Yalies Who Graduated into the ’08-’09 Financial Crisis

What’s Your ’20 COVID19 Story?

The 2008-2009 recession, at the time, was the worst economic crisis the U.S. faced since the Great Depression — until 2020. The coronavirus pandemic caused job and internship opportunities to shrink dramatically and forced many into unemployment. Six Yale graduates from ’08 or ’09 told their career stories to 85 students and alums, sharing advice and strategies for navigating a challenging job marketplace.