Professional Confidence

Do you worry that you are less prepared than your peers for your chosen job markets?  Or do you have too much confidence, alienating your peers and leaving you unprepared? Being able to take a realistic stock of your skills and achievements, removing negative mindsets that prevent you from moving forward productively, and taking action to improve the way you present yourself to the world are all important steps to career success.

  • Beat impostor syndrome
  • Develop a supportive network of mentors and peers
  • Recognize and build your professional skills
  • Learn how to communicate your value effectively

Gain Skills & Experience

During your time at Yale, seek out experiences that will help you test careers and workplaces, or build marketable skills that will enhance your professional success. Be sure to consider your goals carefully; doing a self-assessment can help frame your …

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Free LinkedIn Learning courses for professional development

LinkedIn Learning is an online education platform aimed particularly at professional development. Courses cover a wide array of technical topics but also leadership, teamwork, project management, and other professional skills relevant to all career areas. These courses are useful both …

By Brian Miller
Brian Miller
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Yale 2020 3-Minute Thesis Competition Winners Announced!

There are predictable hurdles in turning a massive research project into a succinct 3 minute summary.  More so when that 3 minute summary is intended for a lay-audience, as opposed to experts in that given field!  In any other year,

By Brian Frenette
Brian Frenette Senior Associate Director
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Yale 2020 3-Minute Thesis Competition: View Finalists

There are predictable hurdles in turning a massive research project into a succinct 3 minute summary.  More so when that 3 minute summary is intended for a lay-audience, as opposed to experts in that given field!  In any other year,

By Brian Frenette
Brian Frenette Senior Associate Director
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Self-Reflection and Assessment: Taking the Time to Learn about YOU

This often-neglected step shouldn’t just be something you do during a job search or career change. It’s important to check in with yourself every few years as you navigate your professional life. What motivates and energizes you in your work? …

By Yale Office of Career Strategy
Yale Office of Career Strategy
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