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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2021 3-Minute Thesis Competition Details & Deadlines

2021 3-Minute Thesis Competition Details & Deadlines

2021 3-Minute Thesis Competition Details & Deadlines

Do you have difficulty explaining your research projects to friends and family? Do you wish you could describe your work more clearly in seminars and interviews?  Improve your ability to distill your main …

By Brian Frenette
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Job Search Advice for Students and Grads with Disabilities

Job Search Advice for Students and Grads with Disabilities

This Q&A format article addresses best practices associated with a successful job search for students and recent graduates with disabilities. It touches on how to navigate the interview process as well as what to look for in a supportive employer.

By Brian Frenette
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Students with Disabilities: Your guide to landing a job

Students with Disabilities: Your guide to landing a job

This phenomenal article from BestColleges.com covers, in great detail, the job search process and relevant resources for students with disabilities.  It addresses common challenges, readiness exercises, and interview preparation associated with the job/internship search.  It also provides helpful additional resources …

By Brian Frenette
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Yale 2020 3-Minute Thesis Competition Winners Announced!

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There are predictable hurdles in turning a massive research project into a succinct 3 minute summary.  More so when that 3 minute summary is intended for a lay-audience, as opposed to experts in that given field!  In any other year,

By Brian Frenette
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Yale 2020 3-Minute Thesis Competition: View Finalists

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There are predictable hurdles in turning a massive research project into a succinct 3 minute summary.  More so when that 3 minute summary is intended for a lay-audience, as opposed to experts in that given field!  In any other year,

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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 …

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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 …

By Amy Bergen - Idealist Careers
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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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