Author Archives: Yale Office of Career Strategy
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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Use the following behavioral interview questions as you prepare for any upcoming interview:
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 …
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
Worked with a student leadership committee to increase member participation
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 …
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 …
Visit our Common Good and Creative Careers community which offers resources, advice, and job postings on communications and arts careers.
Interested in the tech industry? There are many functional roles for non-technical backgrounds. Learn more here:
Jumpstart your exploration of PhD museum careers with these resources:
“From bench to museum—an unlikely journey” – Molecular Biology of the Cell
“Humanities PhDs in Museums” – The Humanities PhD Project
“Historians in Museums” – American Historical Association
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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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Interested in Institutional Research? Start with these resources:
Q&As with professionals and real-life PhD narratives in corporate and institutional research- VersatilePhD
“From Doctoral Study to … Institutional Research” – The Chronicle of Higher Education
Panel on Careers in Corporate and Institutional …