Advice & Insights

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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Interviewing for the Health Professions

A personal interview precedes health professional school admission. This interview is a social interaction as well as an evaluation of you and your preparation and suitability for the practice of medicine.

Important to admissions committees are motivation, maturity, empathy, enthusiasm, …

By Kristin McJunkins
Kristin McJunkins Director, Health Professions Advising & STEM Connect
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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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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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Internship Checklist

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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