Office of Career Strategy: Fall 2020 FAQs

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Note: In Fall 2020, the Office of Career Strategy is open and completely functional, however all staff is working remotely. 
Important University Messages:
Please read the Center for International & Professional Experience’s message regarding the ongoing COVID-19 situation.
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LIU TV Writers Studio hosting upcoming webinar w/ pitch consultant Laura Brennan

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Showrunner Nikki Toscano (Hunters, 24:Legacy) has said that “Laura teaches you to sell fire in hell.” Join writer and pitch consultant Laura Brennan for a webinar on mastering the new art of pitching on Zoom.

How does pitching on Zoom …

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2021 SUMMER INTERNSHIPS posted at United Talent Agency (UTA)

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It is already Summer recruiting season for UTA, and the 2021 Summer Internship Program application is now live. UTA is actively reviewing resumes and would love to see applicants from your Yale! For more information on UTA’s Summer Internship Program, …

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XR EcoHack, Unity College – Yale team forming

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Yale Blended Reality is looking to put together at least one Yale team for the upcoming Eco Challenge Hackathon.  No Unity experience required!  Register by 11/15 — event takes place over the Thanksgiving weekend Sat/Sunday.  Talk to randall.rode@yale.edu if you …

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How to Overcome Impostor Syndrome (Chronicle of Higher Ed)

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Pathologized for a reason, “impostor syndrome” runs thick in the veins of academics, from newly arrived graduate students to those nearing retirement (yes, really). It seems to be such a deep part of the ecosystem of the academy that it …

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Career Tips for First-Generation Grad Students

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Helen Pho, a first-generation grad student herself, offers six key pieces of advice in this article that is part of the Carpe Careers series in Inside Higher Ed.

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Self-Reflection and Assessment: Taking the Time to Learn about YOU

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This often-neglected step shouldn’t just be something you do during a job search or career change. It’s important to check in with yourself every few years as you navigate your professional life. What motivates and energizes you in your work? …

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Adobe MAX 2020 Creativity Conference – 10/20-22

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Build skills in design, video, photography, illustration, UI, and UX. Improve your career and creative process. MAX is a free virtual event
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Design Brigade & Filmmaking Workshop w/ CCAM this week

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Two more great Creative Careers engagements coming up this week, in partnership with CCAM:

Design Brigade: Community as a Framework for Design
10/14 @ 7:00pm
Participants of the Design Brigade will come together to discuss the ten week summer program for …

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Find a Great Job with an ACP Mentor

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American Corporate Partners (ACP) is a nationwide non-profit connecting transitioning veterans to experienced professionals for free, one-on-one yearlong mentorships. ACP’s free Mentoring Program connects post-9/11 veterans, active duty spouses and eligible military spouses (Protégés) with corporate professionals (Mentors) for customized …

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Tips for Virtual Case Interviews

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There are marked differences to doing a case interview online, versus in person. With that in mind, there are some things you can do to help yourself in a virtual case interview: read tips developed by Management Consulted

 

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