Networking

According to the National Association of Colleges & Employers, four out of five jobs are never advertised. Applying online holds a 2-10% success rate, while tapping into the hidden job market and networking your way to a desired outcome increases your likelihood to 50 to 80%.                              Source: National Association of Colleges & Employers, February 2021.

As a result, learning how to network and build a strong base of professional connections is essential to a successful career search. Through networking, you can gather information about careers and hone in on options that fit with your interests, skills, and values. Networking can also uncover opportunities that are not advertised.

Looking for a summer internship or post-graduate job? OCS has got you covered!

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Meet with Advisors

Advisors in the Office of Career Strategy are here (remotely!) to meet with you (via Zoom!) no matter what step you’re at in your summer internship or post-graduate job search process. To sign up for an …

By Meredith Mira
Meredith Mira Senior Associate Director Meredith Mira
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Yale 2021 3-Minute Thesis Competition: View Finalists & Vote!

Yale 2021 3-Minute Thesis Competition: View Finalists & Vote!

Register to attend our 2021 3-Minute Thesis Awards Ceremony (Saturday, April 17th, 3:30pm ET) via Zoom today!

Watch the videos from this year’s 3-Minute Thesis finalists!

Submit your vote for your favorites!

There are predictable hurdles in turning a massive …

By Brian Frenette
Brian Frenette Senior Associate Director Brian Frenette
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Careers, Life, and Yale: Leadership Forum – March 11th and April 8th

Careers, Life, and Yale: Leadership Forum - March 11th and April 8th

Did you know that 6 Yale alums want to share their leadership stories with current Yale students? And that you can trade notes with them in a safe, informal virtual setting? Apply here to attend (by application only): bit.ly/Lshipforum21 for …

By Brian Frenette
Brian Frenette Senior Associate Director Brian Frenette
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Yale College: Peer Networking Lists

PeerNetworkingLists

Contact Recent Yale graduates from Class of 2016-2020, and current Yale students to discuss their post-graduate roles and summer employment experiences!

Are you wondering where Yalies go after graduation? Perhaps you want to see what kind of summer internships are …

By Robyn Acampora
Robyn Acampora Director of Strategic Initiatives and Public Service Careers Robyn Acampora
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Professional Development Workshops with the Yale Graduate Consulting Club

Professional Development Workshops with the Yale Graduate Consulting Club

OCS and the Yale Graduate Student Consulting Club (YGCC) are co-hosting a Resume and Networking Workshop for graduate students and postdocs on Wednesday (2/24) 4-6pm. In this dedicated 2-hour workshop, we will cover essential skills of building and writing strong …

By Brian Frenette
Brian Frenette Senior Associate Director Brian Frenette
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