10 episodes

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!

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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!

    Study Abroad & Its Career Implications

    Study Abroad & Its Career Implications

    The group talks with current Yale students to hear how their study abroad experiences informed their career decisions and how they reflect upon those experiences when drafting their resume. The unique nature of a study abroad experience lends mightily to the development of one’s professional narrative, for years to come!

    • 33 min
    Contemporary Novel Writing with Elyssa Friedland ’03

    Contemporary Novel Writing with Elyssa Friedland ’03

    Author Elyssa Friedland discusses her transition from lawyer to novelist and being a creative writer in the modern world.

    • 21 min
    Representing America Abroad with Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt, ’87 MA

    Representing America Abroad with Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt, ’87 MA

    Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt discusses his career in the State Department as the American ambassador to Ukraine and Greece and how you can develop leadership skills on the international level.

    • 23 min
    Hometown & Regional Resources in the Time of Covid19

    Hometown & Regional Resources in the Time of Covid19

    Yale’s Office of Career Strategy team offers advice to those whose summer experiences have changed in light of the Covid19 situation. Looking within your own community, be it your hometown, region, or state, can not only provide ample opportunities and means of adjustment, but also allow you to do your part in chipping in during … Continue reading Hometown & Regional Resources in the Time of Covid19 →

    • 23 min
    Working Remotely in the Time of Covid19

    Working Remotely in the Time of Covid19

    Yale’s Office of Career Strategy team offers insight and advice on how to adjust to a remote working environment in this time of dealing with the Covid19 situation. Good communication with your employer, flexibility (yours and theirs), and a mindfulness of how to showcase your own adaptability prove essential.

    • 22 min
    The Skills To Pay The Bills: Acquiring Professional Experience

    The Skills To Pay The Bills: Acquiring Professional Experience

    The group chats about the various ways by which individuals can identify professional experience, specifically existing experiences in their lives without needing to take on yet another hobby or side hustle. Assigning value to these experiences is immensely important and usually our own humility and modesty become our own worst enemy! This episode offers ways … Continue reading The Skills To Pay The Bills: Acquiring Professional Experience →

    • 27 min

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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.

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