Brian Frenette

Senior Associate Director

Brian Frenette

Preferred pronouns:  He/Him/His

Brian joined the Office of Career Strategy in summer of 2013 and currently serves as Senior Associate Director, working with students in Yale’s Graduate School of Arts & Sciences and postdoctoral fellows and associates. Prior to joining Yale, Brian worked in career services at Wesleyan University and the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where he oversaw their Field Experience program. Brian is a member of NACE and the CCEIA. In addition to working in career services, Brian has also served as an adjunct instructor at the University of New Haven and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Brian lives in the Middletown area and is an avid fan of skiing and hiking.

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Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program Class of 2021 Accepting Applications

Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program Class of 2021 Accepting Applications

The launch of the Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program Class of 2021 Application is just around the corner! The application opens on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at Noon (Eastern Time) and closes on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at Noon (Eastern …

By Brian Frenette
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Preparing for Virtual Career Fairs & Employer Events

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In lieu of changing recruiting tactics as well as the COVID-19 pandemic, employers are increasingly moving to virtual platforms by which to engage with students through career fairs, networking events, and information sessions.  While student objectives may remain the same, …

By Brian Frenette
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Resumania for Yale Masters Students

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It is important that all Masters students draft a professional resume (as opposed to the academic Curriculum Vitae, or CV) to not only summarize your past experiences, but also identify your practical, technical, and transferable skills.  The Office of Career …

By Brian Frenette
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Assessing an Organization’s Culture

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Deciding on an offer from an employer can unearth a number of questions. It is valuable to consider these factors as you plan your job search and evaluate them again once an offer has been extended, as your opinions may …

By Brian Frenette
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Does Voluntourism Do More Harm Than Good?

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While volunteers generally have good intentions, intent doesn’t necessarily equal impact. The controversial practice of “voluntourism” has generated a lot of buzz in the social-impact space over the years. You may have heard this term if you’re considering a volunteer …

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How Leadership Development Programs Can Help New Grads—Especially Women—Get On The Management Track

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When you’re thinking about your career, it’s easy to picture the beginning and the end. Yet reaching the management level is harder than just putting in your time at a company.

Ideal candidates for senior leadership roles have a wide …

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From Cabin to Cubicle | 4 Lessons from Summer Camp

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For many of us, childhood summers were spent catching fireflies in glass jars, sharing twin popsicles with neighbors, and coming home once the street lights turned on.

And for some, longer days and hotter nights also signaled the return to …

By Jill Nawrocki - Idealist Careers
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