Introduction to OCS for Students

Welcome to OCS! This short video will share the services and resources available to you at the Office of Career Strategy.

Basics of Preparing an Academic CV and Cover Letter

Presenter:  John Alvaro, Director of Postdoctoral Affairs, Yale University This workshop will introduce the major elements of an academic CV. It will discuss general guidelines to follow, the most common categories listed, and the best ways of presenting material. It will also look at the basic elements of an academic cover letter, review best practices and common mistakes, and discuss ways of tailoring your application.

Might You be Interested in Graduate School? Applications 101

This webinar discusses the important considerations and steps to take when applying to graduate school in the humanities, social sciences, …

The Career Decision-Making Process

What goes into making career decisions? In this video, we’ll cover the key aspects of the career decision-making process. 

Defining Your Professional Identity

You have approached a crossroads in your career and are looking to explore alternatives, but where do you start? View …

How to Overcome a Career Slump

From time to time all of us can experience a career slump; however, it can be a meaningful experience. It …

Job Salary Negotiations for Alums

Should you negotiate a job offer? If so, how and when should you negotiate? What is the best approach to …

5 Steps to Take Your Career from Stuck to Unstoppable

Do you dread going into work on Monday? Do you wish you had work you really loved and found meaningful? …

3 Practical Steps for Professional Success

Are you ready to reach higher peaks of success in your career, but aren’t sure where to start? In Mountaintop …

Cover Letters

Watch this brief video to learn the basics of writing a strong cover letter.