Ph.Ds & Postdocs

Your Ph.D. experience has equipped you not only with specialized expertise in your discipline, but also with a strong transferable skill-set that may be applied to a range of careers. Take advantage of OCS resources to explore career options, develop professional skills and experiences and conduct a rewarding job search.

Plan and Assess

Consider your interests, values and transferable skills, and use an Individual Development Plan to develop a strategy to achieve your professional goals.

Explore Ph.D. Pathways

Your Ph.D. equips you with skills that can be applied to diverse careers within and beyond academia. Learn more about Humanities and Social Sciences Ph.D. pathways and STEM Ph.D. pathways.

Grow your Network

A strong professional network will be one of your most valuable assets in your career search. Read our advice on how to make professional connections that work for you.

Build Professional Skills and Experience

Interested in exploring careers, gaining experience and building your professional skill-set? Learn about the range of professional experiences and skill-building opportunities open to you.

Apply for Jobs beyond the Academy

Prepare for a successful and fulfilling job search with our tips on every stage of the application process. Learn how to find opportunities, write effective resumes and cover letters, prepare for interviews, and negotiate offers..

Prepare for an Academic Job Search

To complement the support offered by your department and academic mentors, view our resources on:

What’s Happening in Ed Studies

Upcoming Events:

Graduate School & Further Education:

Intro to Achievement First

Join Achievement First professionals on Friday, March 1st, from 12PM – 12:30 PM as they dive deep into the ins and outs of a successful education job search and discuss …

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What’s Happening in Ed Studies

Post-Grad Employment

Higher Education Policy Analyst, The Education Trust 

The Education Trust is committed to advancing policies and practices to dismantle the racial and economic barriers embedded in the U.S. education system. Through our research and advocacy, Ed Trust improves …

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What’s Happening in Ed Studies

Other Opportunities & Postings:

EDST Student Assistant(s) Needed 

Do you want to get to know other Ed Studies students, faculty, and alumni, and spread the word about the Yale Ed Studies program? We are looking to hire 1-2 studentassistants! Hours …

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Vault Career Guides

This is just a sampling of the many career and industry guides available through Vault/Firsthand, a resource free to Yale students and postdocs.

 

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