STEMConnect

STEM Connect supports Yale students and postdocs who are interested in a wide range of careers related to science research, technology, engineering, and data science/statistics. Our mission is to connect students to abundant advising resources, alums for networking opportunities, events to learn more about employers, workshops to broaden your understanding of the job search, and so much more.

 

Advising Resources

Advisors are available to meet with you one-on-one to clarify and illuminate your STEM-related career trajectory; schedule your appointment via Yale Career Link. Students interested in health professions are invited to meet with a member of our Health Professions Advisory Team. For students interested in pursuing a graduate degree in a STEM-related area, please see our graduate school advising resources.

 

 

Quiz: Should You Become a Software Engineer?

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Software engineering is an immensely rewarding field with a high starting salary and ample opportunities to land promotions.

That being said, it takes a special mindset and character traits to think like a coder, solve challenging business problems and endure …

By Kindra Cooper - Springboard
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5 Soft Skills Every Software Engineer Needs

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Pop culture stereotypes depict computer programmers as non- client-facing, socially awkward office drones relegated to the basement office. However, the most successful software engineers are not only incredible problem-solvers; they’re seasoned communicators, empathizers and, yes, leaders. Like in any industry, …

By Kindra Cooper - Springboard
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2021 Diversity Career Summit: Where Inclusion Meets Innovation

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The REBLS network brings together Researchers, Educators, Business Leaders, and Students to advance diversity in STEM education and workforce. This Research Coordination Network was funded by a 3-year NSF Grant, and was awarded to the …

By Laurie Coppola
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Real Talk with Branch Data Scientist

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We interviewed Akshay Mahajan, a Data Scientist at Branch, to discuss his career, a typical workday at Branch, and his recommendations for learning Data Science.

The full video Q&A is below, and here are some of the highlights.

How did …

By Siya Raj Purohit - Springboard
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The Role of User Interface Designers

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User Interface Design (UID) and User Experience Design (UXD), as highly interrelated fields, are at the forefront of companies’ battlegrounds for top talent. In fact, on Glassdoor alone, there are approximately 8,500 UI and 27,000 UX job openings in the …

By Rylan Clark - Springboard
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