Job search got you down? Does the process seem too vague? Yale’s Office of Career Strategy is here to help! Our team and featured guests tackle an array of topics relevant to any job/internship search process. Gain helpful insight through these low key, relaxed conversations where we acknowledge common frustrations but also provide thoughtful advice on how to rise above it all. These conversations can be helpful to those seeking their first internship/job, seeking a job with an advanced degree, or making a career change at any point in your career!
Careers in Education
In this episode we discuss the varied options for those interested in careers in education. We discuss the current challenges faced by educators in lieu of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the ways in which a variety of skills are on display by these professionals, both inside and outside of the classroom.
Unpacking the Many Benefits of Yale Summer Session
The group speaks with Eli Westerman, Communications Manager at Yale Summer Session (YSS). As a past participant of YSS and current administrator of the program, Eli offers a unique perspective on this robust summer program. Eli touches on the academic, cultural, and professional benefits of the program, while reflecting on the short and long-term benefits … Continue reading Unpacking the Many Benefits of Yale Summer Session →
Raising Educational Achievement with Earl Martin Phalen YC ’89
Earl Martin Phalen, founder and CEO of Summer Advantage USA and the George and Veronica Phalen Leadership Academies, discusses helping historically under-served students grow as scholars and transforming schools
Forming a More Perfect Union with David McCullough III, YC ’17
David McCullough III, founder and executive director of the American Exchange Project, discusses his work building connections between young Americans from diverse communities across the United States.
Enforcing Campaign Finance Law with Commissioner Ellen Weintraub
Commissioner Ellen Weintraub of the Federal Election Committee discusses the role of the FEC in protecting the integrity of the federal election process and her career as only the third woman to join the commission.
Expanding Access to Quality Afterschool Programs with Jodi Grant
Jodi Grant, Executive Director of the Afterschool Alliance, discusses collaborating with policy makers at all levels of government and afterschool programs across the United States to improve childhood education and equal access to opportunity, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Practical and Actionable
They had me at "acknowledge their humanity," which is what I tell my graduate engineering students all the time when they ask me how to successfully land a job. These folks at the Yale Office of Career Strategy offer practical and actionable advice that any student job-seeker can appreciate and adapt to their own circumstances.