NHHI Newsletter

Hiring Spotlight – Shirley-Ann Feliciano

August 27, 2021

Since March 2021, Shirley-Ann Feliciano participated in the new career development program created by the New Haven Hiring Initative (NHHI). After five months of training, she managed to secure regular employment. We spoke with Shirley-Ann about...

New Haven Promise Summer Internship 2021

August 27, 2021

The 2021 New Haven Promise Internship season concluded on August 19th with a virtual end-of-summer celebration. The online event brought together managers and interns to share their thoughts and experiences.


Hiring Spotlight – Andre Ratchford

Andre Ratchford
July 28, 2021

Andre Ratchford worked in many temporary roles at Yale University until he secured a regular position with the Department of Internal Medicine. We had a chance to talk with Andre about his career journey, the importance of temporary roles, and...

Collaborative Community Conversation

July 28, 2021

The New Haven Hiring Initiative (NHHI) recently conducted its’ third virtual community conversation sponsored by key partners, the Connecticut Center for Arts and Technology (ConnCAT), ELM City Communities, The Greater New Haven NAACP and the...

Hiring Spotlight – Daniel Duncan

Daniel Duncan
June 24, 2021

Daniel Duncan joined Yale in May 2019 as a temporary Library Services Assistant. In March 2020, he was offered a regular Library Services Assistant III position at the Haas Arts Library. We spoke with Dan about his career journey, how to succeed...

Hiring Spotlight – Sage Dowty

May 26, 2021

Sage Dowty, Office Assistant, Yale School of Management (SOM), Faculty Support, joined Yale in February 2019 as a part-time office assistant. Upon successfully completing the Gateway to Employment program, the New Haven Hiring Initiative team...

Hiring Spotlight – Leigh Roberts

April 28, 2021

Leigh Roberts joined the Yale School of Public Health in October 2020 as the administrator for...

New Haven Residents Help Yale Community Battle COVID-19 Pandemic

March 24, 2021

As its mission states: “Yale Health promotes the health and well-being of every member of the Yale community.” During the past 12 months, we have changed the way we live our lives, the way we work, and the way we...

Manager Spotlight – Abby Goldblatt

March 24, 2021

It’s been one year since the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic. The virus caught us off-guard and required a quick response by health professionals. Considering the pandemic anniversary, we spoke...

Hiring Spotlight – Danilyn Riley

January 19, 2021

Danilyn Riley joined Yale in November 2019 as a Financial Assistant 4. We spoke with her about her goals for 2021, experience working at Yale, and the challenges of remote work.

2020 is finally behind us. What are your goals and...

Hiring Spotlight – Karalyn Garrett

Karalyn Garrett
December 21, 2020

Karalyn Garrett joined Yale University as a temporary employee in October 2019. Three months later, she was offered a regular position in the Development, Information Processing department.

2020 was a challenging year for all of...

Hiring Spotlight – John Stafford

Photo of John Stafford
November 23, 2020

John Stafford joined Yale University in October 2019 as a Security Officer. He recently celebrated his first anniversary at the University.

It’s been a year since you joined the Yale Security team. How do you like it so far...

Hiring Spotlight – Blake Bergeron

October 23, 2020

Blake Bergeron joined Yale University in October 2019 as a temporary employee. In April, he was hired in a regular position at the Parent Gifts department as a Program Coordinator.

Tell us about your job search? As a...

New Haven Promise 2020 Internship

September 21, 2020

The 2020 New Haven Promise Internship season concluded in August with a virtual end of summer celebration. The online event brought together managers and interns to share their thoughts and experiences.


Hiring Spotlight – Andreus Locke

September 21, 2020

Andreus Locke was recently hired as an Archives Assistant at the Beinecke Library. Before that, he worked as a temporary Library Services Assistant at the Sterling Memorial Library.

Tell us about your career journey? I...

Gateway to Employment celebrates second cohort

August 14, 2020

The Gateway to Employment Program, sponsored by Yale New Haven Hiring Initiative, in collaboration with Unite Here L34, Yale Staffing and New Haven Works, celebrated the graduation of the second cohort.

This program helped me sharpen some...

Hiring Spotlight – Joseph Cozar

August 14, 2020

Joe Cozar was hired as an Account Assistant at the Yale Shared Services department in January 2020. Before securing a permanent position, Joe worked as a New Haven Promise Intern in the same department.

Tell us about your career...

Hiring Spotlight – Tiffanie Holmes

June 30, 2020

In March 2020, Tiffanie Holmes was hired as an Administrative Assistant at Major Gifts Department. Before that Tiffanie spent 5 months in a temporary capacity at the Care Center.

Tell us about your journey?...