Author Archives: Yale Office of Career Strategy

Resume Formatting Quick Tips

Donald Brown

❗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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Building Your LinkedIn Profile

Saybrook College Courtyard

From the Top
Professional “Headline”: After your name, this is the first line viewers see. Go beyond simply putting “student.” (Examples: Marketing Intern, Yale College Junior or Yale Graduate Student Seeking Digital Advertising Positions or Junior Environmental Studies Major at …

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Housing Resources

Phelps Hall

When beginning your housing search, start by checking with classmates and friends to see where they are interning, or if they have contacts in the location you’ll be interning. You may be able to share an apartment or sublet to …

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Five-Step Career Decision Making Process

Schwarzman Center; Commons

The career decision-making process is ongoing throughout your professional life and as your career progresses, you may find yourself using this process again. There are times you may feel frustrated, as if you are no closer to finding direction than …

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Internship Checklist

A View of the Nave at Sterling Memorial Library

Congratulations on securing your experience! It is now important to complete action items before, during, and after your experience to make the most of your professional development.

Before Your Experience

Create a Learning Plan to help you in articulating your …

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Gain Skills & Experience

Buildings on Yale Campus

During your time at Yale, seek out experiences that will help you test careers and workplaces, or build marketable skills that will enhance your professional success. Be sure to consider your goals carefully; doing a self-assessment can help frame your …

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Yale University Centers

Yale Campus

Many Yale Centers offer career and professional development opportunities. Below are just a few examples of our Yale partners.

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Center for Teaching and Learning: Teaching and Writing, Academic Job Market Workshops
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