Author Archives: Yale Office of Career Strategy

PhDs in Government

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There are numerous positions and functional roles for PhDs across government institutions. Be sure to review the resources, advice and job postings offered by the OCS Common Good and Creative Careers community, which includes government careers, and subscribe to the …
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PhD Pathways in Entrepreneurship

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Curious about starting your own enterprise? Consider these resources:

Entrepreneurship Career Exploration, Networking, and Skill-Building Resources – ImaginePhD
Non-Academic Careers for STEM: Entrepreneurship, VersatilePhD (free to Yale students and postdocs)
“Bring Me A Philosopher: Why Tech Startups Need More Specialists …

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PhDs in Finance

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Explore careers in finance by starting with the following resources. And keep up with financial news by reading The Wall Street Journal (free to Yale students)!

Vault Banking and Finance Career Guides (free to Yale students and postdocs
Quantitative Analyst: …

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PhDs in Consulting

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Gather information about the many different types of consulting careers open to PhDs by starting with these resources:

Versatile PhD Career Finder:  Consulting
 ImaginePhD: Consulting 
Vault Consulting Guides
The Science Careers guide to consulting careers for Ph.D. scientists
Is Consulting …

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Tips & Guidelines for Employers to Create a Remote Internship

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Why Offer Remote Work?

The Covid-19 situation poses challenges for companies regarding workforce management, business continuity, talent acquisition, and campus recruiting. Yale’s Office of Career Strategy is encouraged by the number of employers who have advised that, while adjustments may …

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Choosing Your Health Professions School List

Taking decisions for the future

Here are some considerations as you compile your list of programs:

Tip: When choosing any professional or graduate program, don’t apply to any school you would not attend if it was the only school that accepted you.

What is the …

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Writing the Personal Statement for Health Professions Applications

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The personal statement gives you the opportunity to present a compelling snapshot of who you are and perhaps why you want to be a doctor. Use your personal statement to say what others can’t. The personal …

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3-Minute Thesis Featured In Yale Alumni Magazine

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Read about the 3-Minute Thesis Competition here!

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Overview of Recruiting Timelines

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Timelines vary even within the same industry, so it is important to plan ahead to assure you don’t miss opportunities. It is also important to designate sufficient time for your search. Think about it as a class, without an exam. …

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CareerShift

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CareerShift, licensed by the OCS, is a job aggregator and a powerful tool for searching internship and full-time positions posted across thousands of employer websites and other public sites. It also allows the job seeker to find millions of contacts …

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