Advice & Insights

Career Strategy Worksheets

OCS has many online resources, but if you’d like to put pen  🖊 to paper 📄 , we also have printable worksheets that cover the major elements of the job/internship search process. Use these worksheets in preparation for an advising appointment, or simply …

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LGBTQ+ in the Workplace | Should You Come Out to Your Co-workers?

If you’re in the closet at work, navigating your identity in the workplace can be challenging. Do you take your significant other to the office holiday party? Do you answer honestly when your co-workers casually ask about your dating life …

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Resume Accomplishment Statements

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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PhDs in Writing, Publishing, and Editing

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

Selected Online Resources
Career exploration, networking, and skill-building resources for careers in writing, publishing and editing – ImaginePhD
“Careers in …

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PhDs in Media, Public Relations and Marketing

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

Selected Online Resources

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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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)!

Firsthand (previously Vault) Banking and Finance Career Guides (free to Yale students and postdocs)

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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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