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.

Career Strategy Essentials with the Office of Career Strategy (GSAS and Postdocs, Fall 2022)

Join OCS this fall for a series of career strategy workshops designed to help you navigate your career journey! We will introduce the many OCS resources at your disposal and cover essential skills like crafting a resume, building your professional …

By Jacob Gonzalez
Jacob Gonzalez Senior Associate Director, Graduate and Postdoctoral Career Services
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First-generation, job hunting students should use their college’s LinkedIn alumni page

One of the best sources of job hunting assistance for any college or university student at any campus is the school’s career service office. Sadly, it is also one of the most underused resources.

Beth Williams, Director of Career Services …

By Steven Rothberg - College Recruiter
College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career. Each year, we help more than 3 million students and recent grads find part-time, seasonal, internship, and entry-level jobs requiring 0-3 years of experience.
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Create a Target Employer List (Job Search Road Map)

Your target employer list is a critical element of your job search plan. Having a target list provides a road map as you begin your employer research and outreach efforts. An employer target list can start with industry (e.g., Healthcare), …

By David Halek
David Halek Director of Employer Relations
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Friends of Yale from Industry – Alumni Connect Industry to “One Yale”

One year ago, Friends of Yale from Industry (FYI) started as a response to the global pandemic to help Yale students find opportunities for professional development inspired by Dean Chun and Dean Cooley. Marvin Chun’s call on April 27th, 2020 …

By David Halek
David Halek Director of Employer Relations
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How to Improve Your Networking Skills in 2021

If you’re not networking, you’re not growing your career. It’s that simple. Networking is your career lifeblood—whether you work for someone else or are an entrepreneur. You can have the best skills or concept in the world, but if you …

By Eric Porat - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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