Author Archives: Yale Office of Career Strategy

PhDs in Non-Profits

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Interested in working for a nonprofit organization?  Get started by taking advantage of the many resources offered by OCS’ Common Good and Creative Careers initiative which focuses on support and advising on education, government, nonprofit and arts careers.

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Sample Behavioral Interview Questions

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Use the following behavioral interview questions as you prepare for any upcoming interview:

Introduction/General:
Tell me about yourself.
Why did you choose Yale?
What have you done that you are proud of? What is your greatest accomplishment?
How do you …

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Resume Accomplishment Statements

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Check out OCS’ examples below to make sure the accomplishment statements on your resume make a strong impact to any employer.

Converting to Result Bullets: Before and After

Before

Worked with a student leadership committee to increase member participation
Contributed …

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Forté Foundation’s Rising Star Initiative

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Yale OCS is pleased to offer our students the opportunity to join the Forté Foundation’s Rising Star Initiative for free. As one of 35+ sponsor schools, the Rising Star Initiative offers undergraduate women at Yale, across majors, the opportunity to …

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Four Steps to the Job Search Process

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Step 1: Explore Options and Set Goals
Short term or long term: Are you looking for a one-to-two year position before pursuing a graduate degree? Would you prefer a position that will help you get started along a specific career …

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PhDs in Writing, Publishing, and Editing

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Visit our Common Good and Creative Careers community which offers resources, advice, and job postings on communications and arts careers.

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Career exploration, networking, and skill-building resources for careers in writing, publishing and editing – ImaginePhD
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Humanities and Social Science PhDs in Tech

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Interested in the tech industry? There are many functional roles for non-technical backgrounds. Learn more here:

“What’s It Like to Work at a Tech Company as a Humanities Ph.D.?” – UC Berkeley
“Why Silicon Valley needs humanities PhDs” – The …

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PhD Pathways in Museums

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PhDs in Media, Public Relations and Marketing

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Start with our Common Good and Creative Careers community which offers resources, advice and job postings on media and communications careers.

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Career exploration, networking and skill-building resources for PhD careers in Media, Public Relations and Marketing – …

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PhDs in Institutional Research

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