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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Yale 2021 3-Minute Thesis Competition Winners Announced!

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Life in the virtual space became quite normalized in 2020.  And while this trend continued into 2021, new challenges awaited many of us.  One such challenge awaited Yale’s 2021 3-Minute Thesis Competition competitors, where this year’s entire event would be …

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Graduate Students & Postdocs – Get to know McKinsey’s Japan Offices

Graduate Students & Postdocs - Get to know McKinsey's Japan Offices

Are you an APD student interested in getting to know McKinsey’s Japan offices? Sign up for our upcoming session below!

McKinsey & Company’s Japan Office includes two locations; Tokyo and Kansai, which will host a webinar for Advanced Professional Degree …

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Graduate Students & Postdocs – Get to know McKinsey’s Greater China Offices

Graduate Students & Postdocs - Get to know McKinsey's Greater China Offices

Are you an APD student interested in getting to know McKinsey’s Greater China offices? Sign up for one of our 3 sessions below!
At McKinsey in Greater China we are dedicated to helping industry shapers, innovators, and entrepreneurs take their …

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Careers, Life, and Yale: Leadership Forum – March 11th and April 8th

Careers, Life, and Yale: Leadership Forum - March 11th and April 8th

Did you know that 6 Yale alums want to share their leadership stories with current Yale students? And that you can trade notes with them in a safe, informal virtual setting? Apply here to attend (by application only): bit.ly/Lshipforum21 for …

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Employing People with Disabilities Shouldn’t Be a Challenge

Employing People with Disabilities Shouldn't Be a Challenge

This article originally appeared at www.collegerecruiter.com/blog/2019/09/19/employing-people-with-disabilities-shouldnt-be-a-challenge/

Employing People with Disabilities Shouldn’t Be a Challenge

While there has been an increased effort over recent years to create a more diverse and inclusive workforce, the focus has been primarily on gender and …

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Professional Development Workshops with the Yale Graduate Consulting Club

Professional Development Workshops with the Yale Graduate Consulting Club

OCS and the Yale Graduate Student Consulting Club (YGCC) are co-hosting a Resume and Networking Workshop for graduate students and postdocs on Wednesday (2/24) 4-6pm. In this dedicated 2-hour workshop, we will cover essential skills of building and writing strong …

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Professional Communication Skills on Display at RITM Research Symposium

Professional Communication Skills on Display at RITM Research Symposium

The Yale Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity, and Transnational Migration fosters intellectual exchanges that cross institutional, disciplinary, and geographic borders; enrich and challenge academic fields; and foreground underrepresented perspectives.   In 2019, recipients of RITM Research and Conference Travel …

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The Idealist Guide to Working (and Living) with Chronic Illness and Disability (Idealist)

The Idealist Guide to Working (and Living) with Chronic Illness and Disability (Idealist)

Written by Nisha Kumar Kulkarni and originally published here.

There are myriad stories on the internet about different health experiences—be it chronic illness, disability, mental health struggles, or some combination of the three. But from the perspective of a person …

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Modern Language Association (MLA) Webinar on Postpandemic Graduate Education

Zoom call discussion

Watch the video of this webinar.

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to new constraints and changes in admissions policies for graduate programs in the humanities. How can humanities programs best support their current graduate students during the ongoing crisis, and …

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9 Things International Students Can Do to Stand Out at Career Fairs and Conferences

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International students often feel like career fairs are a waste of time and money. The reason for such disappointment is that, historically, the majority of companies participating at these events don’t sponsor international students and therefore aren’t willing to speak …

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