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PhDs in Institutional Research

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PhDs in Government

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

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

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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Tips & Guidelines for Employers to Create a Remote Internship

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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3-Minute Thesis Featured In Yale Alumni Magazine

Read about the 3-Minute Thesis Competition here!

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Overview of Recruiting Timelines

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

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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Requesting Letters of Evaluation for Health Professions Programs

Letters Overview

Evaluations are important. They are personal statements about you as well as about your work. Think carefully about the evaluations you solicit. Health professional school admissions committees are interested in a variety of competencies that include:

Thinking & …

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Resume Formatting Quick Tips

❗Don’t forget these important formatting tips as you update your resume:

Font size should be between 10-12 points; choose professional and easy to read fonts. Margins typically range between .5 and 1 inch
Do not use personal pronouns (e.g. I, …

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