Author Archives: Yale Office of Career Strategy

FGLI Pre-Health Community

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Are you a pre-health first-generation and/or low-income student? If yes, join the FGLI Pre-Health Community! This year, they are offering an applicant mentorship program, a sophomore mentorship program, and various workshops. If you simply want to be part of this …

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Best Practices for Navigating Virtual Networking Events

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The following steps will help you successfully navigate the virtual networking events organized by the Office of Career Strategy.

Log into your Yale Career Link account before the virtual networking event and upload the most recent version of your resume …

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Get to Know OCS

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About the Office of Career Strategy

The Office of Career Strategy (OCS) offers career advising, professional school advising, employment and internship opportunities, and career development resources. The office works with students and alums of Yale College, Yale Graduate School of …

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PhD Transferable Skills

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Employers value many skills in addition to the technical knowledge in your discipline that you have honed while at Yale.  These skills are called “transferable” because they can be employed in a range of employer settings. The skills most cited …

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Self-Reported Grade Sheet

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In some cases an employer may request an unofficial transcript, or a self-reported grade sheet. To create a grade sheet, use the information on your most recent academic record and create a PDF document.

By submitting a self-reported grade sheet …

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Academic Credit & Letters of Support

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Once you secure your experience, you may find the employer needs additional information to finalize your employment or, if applicable, secure your work visa. See below for how OCS can help when an employer requests details about academic credit or …

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How to Make the Most of Your Internship Experience

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Before you Start: Set Goals

Take time to reflect on your upcoming experience: why did you choose it, what do you want to get from it? Think about the specific hard (e.g. coding, excel) and soft (e.g. communication, presenting) skills …

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McDougal Career Fellows

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McDougal Career Fellows are GSAS students who serve as your ambassadors to the Office of Career Strategy.  This year’s 2020-21 Fellows are:

Brian Bink, 4th year PhD, Psychology
Max Clayton, 2nd year PhD, American Studies
Molly Grun, 5th year PhD, …

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Describing My Language Skills on a Resume

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Foreign language skills can make a resume really stand out; the ability to communicate in different languages can be very attractive to an employer. However, it’s often hard to know how to describe your language skills. What exactly does ‘one-semester …

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Medical school scholarships: Where you should look for funding

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How can you go about finding scholarships and funding? Here’s what a few experts in the field had to say. Read this article by Brendan Murphy, News Writer, American Medical Association.

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