The IYRS alumni network is a community of talented individuals who have seen their careers and professional lives move in many different directions. Remaining part of the IYRS community allows graduates to be engaged and informed of opportunities, events and experiences, as well as remaining part of a large network of connected individuals and industry contacts.

All who graduate from IYRS programs can enjoy in the same benefits we provide to current students as we help you build a career, livelihood and a lifestyle. Take advantage of the following benefits exclusive to IYRS alumni:


Throughout the year, IYRS alumni join us for programming such as the annual Summer Gala, Mastering the Craft Summer Series, Launch Day, Lecture Series, industry events and Classic Yacht Regatta.

LinkedIn (Job Board & Opportunities)

> Access our private LinkedIn job opportunities exclusively for IYRS alumni

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LinkedIn offers a great opportunity to connect with the IYRS community, and all alumni are encouraged to join our private group for students past and present, where we keep you up to date on any job opportunities we become aware of.

For more support with industry connections, contact Holly Ashton.

Career Day

Held annually at our Newport, RI campus, IYRS hosts relevant companies from all over the east coast who are looking to hire the best and brightest. The free event gives alumni a chance to network with employers, identify opportunities to advance their career, and reconnect with IYRS.
> Details & Registration

Career & Industry Resources

IYRS industry development staff have put together a helpful listing of industry job boards, publications, websites and organizations for IYRS alumni.
> View Industry Resources

IYRS Stories

As an institution, we are only successful if our alumni are successful
> View the Interactive IYRS Stories Page

Guest Lecturers

Students at IYRS are self-motivating, entrepreneurial and inspirational. We frequently have alumni return to IYRS to share their success stories.

Guest Blogging

Alumni that can’t make it back to campus still have a lot to offer our current students. We welcome contribution to our widely read blog or Inside IYRS newsletter. If you’re interested in writing, email Josh Singer, Marketing Manager.