Category Entrepreneurism

Careers, Life, and Yale welcomes TheMuse.com!

The Careers, Life, and Yale Blog is very excited and proud to announce that the leading careers website, TheMuse.com, co-founded by the great Yalie Alexandra Cavoulacos ’08, is generously sharing their content with our blog! Now in addition to regular and occasional bloggers from our alumni community, TheMuse.com’s content, curated for our organization and mission, will appear in the blog – right here! We will start with a sampling of 5

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Charisse Says: You Got Entrepreneur Swag?

I hope you enjoyed the weekend☺ If you trekked down to the festivities at South By Southwest (SXSW), I hope you enjoyed it. If you don’t know what SXSW is, no sweat – it is an annual set of film, interactive media, music festivals and emerging technology conferences that takes place in mid-March in Austin, TX. What I want for you is to get inspired by the goal of SXSW,

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What makes us feel invested in a city?

Last month, I was honored to lead a workshop at the Yale Civic Leadership conference.   My workshop focused on one question:   How can folks who are in a city for a short period of time (like Yale students) feel invested and responsible for the city (like New Haven) they are in during and after their stay in that city?   I want to share what I learned.  

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Living in New Haven After Graduation

tl;dr Email me if you want: to talk about bikes. to talk about what it’s like to work at a startup. to talk about what it’s like to work at SeeClickFix. to talk about what it’s like to live in New Haven after graduation. to be connected with folks who know a lot more than I do about all of the above. I was born and raised in Lexington, Kentucky

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So you want to be an Entrepreneur…

“Don’t follow leaders/Watch the parkin’ meters” — Bob Dylan, “Subterranean Homesick Blues” If you really want to be an entrepreneur, and you will know if you do (because you can’t possibly imagine yourself wanting a “real job”), you must expand your realms of knowledge, hang out with odd people, and not settle into any comfortable job for very long right out of college or grad school.  Beware of the prestigious

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