Think Tanks and Careers in Public Policy

Think tanks, which include research centers and policy institutes, are organizations that conduct research to support the creation and evolution of public policy.

2021 Virtual Common Good & Creative Careers Networking Event

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Seeking opportunities with a nonprofit organization, within the government sector, or within the creative careers indsutries? Join Yale’s Office of Career Strategy on March 19, 2021, from 2pm-4pm to meet with employers from across these CGCC areas.

Yale’s Common Good …

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Common Good & Creative Careers Alumni Podcast Episodes

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As part of the Office of Career Strategy’s Take this Job and Love it Podcast, Common Good & Creative Careers has developed programming by interviewing CGCC Alumni. Current student and CGCC Fellow, Claire Zalla, YC ’21 has interviewed various Yale …

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With Honor Action Fellowship

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With Honor Action is seeking motivated, high-achieving individuals who are recent college graduates or rising seniors to support With Honor Action in various capacities. The ideal candidates will have exceptional attention to detail, judgment beyond their years, and a positive, can-do attitude. …

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Sample Behavioral Interview Questions

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Use the following behavioral interview questions as you prepare for any upcoming interview:

Introduction/General:
Tell me about yourself.
Why did you choose Yale?
What have you done that you are proud of? What is your greatest accomplishment?
How do you …

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Resume Accomplishment Statements

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Check out OCS’ examples below to make sure the accomplishment statements on your resume make a strong impact to any employer.

Converting to Result Bullets: Before and After

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Worked with a student leadership committee to increase member participation
Contributed …

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