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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MCAT (Medical College Admissions Test)

All U.S. and Canadian medical schools require applicants to take the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT). The test consists of multiple-choice questions and takes approximately seven and a half hours to administer. It includes four sections that cover:

Biological and …

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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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Building Your LinkedIn Profile

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

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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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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Yale University Centers

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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Be Bold | How to Pitch Yourself for a Job That Doesn’t Exist (Yet!)

Over the course of your career, you will likely encounter certain people, organizations, or causes you want to work for. But what if there aren’t any available job opportunities?

You may think there’s nothing to be done—but there is. Why …

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