Students of Color

Students and alumni of color may face unique challenges in the career exploration and job search processes, and in the workplace. Yale’s Office of Career Strategy is committed to supporting students and alumni of color as they navigate the career decision-making process and assess organizations’ work cultures and environments.

Some employers may offer diversity recruitment programs aimed to address historical gaps in the workforce, and students are encouraged to research those programs to learn more.

Writing Samples

Guide to Submitting a Writing Sample

Source: https://www.indeed.com/career-advice/interviewing/guide-to-submitting-a-writing-sample  November 23, 2020

Writing samples are used by employers to evaluate your writing skills, tone and style. If you are applying for positions that require strong writing skills, you might be asked …

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Black Pre-Health Students at Yale

Are you a Black pre-health student interested in improving the Black experience regarding healthcare? Or looking for a community of like-minded pre-health Black peers? Join Black Pre-Health!
We are a student organization dedicated to inaugurating an empowering, educational, and preparatory …

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The Scientist Behind #BlackInNeuro

Angeline Dukes, a graduate student in neuroscience, hopes to transform a Twitter movement into a lasting community. It began with a question. She had noticed other Twitter movements highlighting Black scientists in fields like birding, astronomy, and physics. She …

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Diversity in Publishing in the Age of Black Lives Matter

“In the days following the protests around George Floyd’s death, the industry has seen the high-profile appointment of two Black women to prestigious positions at Simon & Schuster and Penguin Random House; new staff-driven initiatives focused on diversity, such as …

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Career Strategy Worksheets

OCS has many online resources, but if you’d like to put pen  🖊 to paper 📄 , we also have printable worksheets that cover the major elements of the job/internship search process. Use these worksheets in preparation for an advising appointment, or simply …

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Career Resources

Fellowship Search Engines – Common Good & Creative Careers

Common Good & Creative Careers (CGCC) Fellowship Search Engine List –The following list includes a sample of search engines for …

Social Justice Fellowships Sample List – Common Good & Creative Careers

Common Good & Creative Careers (CGCC) Social Justice Fellowships ListThe following list includes a sample of post-graduate fellowships …

Graduate School Financial Aid for Minority Students (Psychology.org)

External resource with a searchable database of financial aid resources for diverse students seeking graduate programs in all areas of …

Community Spotlights

Raveesha Gupta (MA ’17, International and Development Economics)

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