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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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HUMANITIES STUDENTS – WE WANT YOU!! (to sign up for the Oct. 15 conference)

HUMANITIES STUDENTS – WE WANT YOU!! (to sign up for the Oct. 15 AYA-sponsored conference on STEM CAREERS: Formulae and Solutions for Success). This conference is not just for STEM majors! Why? News flash: Humanities degrees are tech’s newest “hot ticket” to getting hired, as Forbes magazine put it last year: http://www.forbes.com/sites/georgeanders/2015/07/29/liberal-arts-degree-tech/#5e74c2445a75 The Washington Post reports that LinkedIn made the “staggering” finding, after an analysis of its own pages, that as many

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Watch “The Art of Public Speaking” right here!

Robert Russell, YSD ’89, actor and comedian, spoke at Yale on September 16.  Here, we present the video of this sold-out, acclaimed event!   The description from the event: Public speaking has been a vital means of personal empowerment and civic engagement throughout history. The need for effective public speaking will almost certainly touch you sometime in your life. When it does, you want to be ready. But even if you

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The Research-Backed Way to Reach Your Goals (Because That’s the Best Feeling Ever)

When it comes to personal development and success, setting goals is usually brought up immediately—and rightly so! Taking the time to do this is critical to achieving success in all aspects of life. Most of this advice revolves around setting them—making them actionable, making them measurable, and making sure to set a deadline. While these are all true, they’re only applicable if we’re actively taking action toward them. In other words,

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Financial Life After Yale: Your Financial Dashboard (Continued)

Your money path. In my previous Financial Life After Yale post, you’ve read that – as each of us navigates our unique life-path to/through retirement – we actually have our own personal financial dashboard. On it, we can find levers and dials – choices that we can make over the years – that change our money picture and can help us catch up: How much you earn How soon you

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February 20 major event: Creative Careers in the Arts!

Following the wildly successful “Being Useful” event, Careers, Life, and Yale announces the opening of registration for the next signature event: Creative Careers in the Arts “Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.” –          Pablo Picasso   Join us on February 20th for an enriching day of exploring Creative Careers in the Arts! With a focus on careers in film and television, the performing and visual arts, writing,

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Money and Freedom

The best things in life are free But you can give them to the birds and bees I need money (that’s what I want)   — Barrett Strong, Berry Gordy, Janie Bradford, “Money (That’s What I Want)”   Freedom’s just another word for nothin’ left to lose Nothin’, don’t mean nothin’ hon’ if it ain’t free, no no And, feelin’ good was easy, Lord, when he sang the blues You

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Career Lessons from Running the Marathon

I ran the 2015 New York City Marathon. And by run I mean walk in pain for eight hours and 21 minutes. It was definitely worth it. Training for and running the marathon isn’t about your career. It’s about your life. But everything in your life can benefit from the marathon experience. My marathon experience reminded me of the following:     Don’t wait until you’re ready. Make a choice

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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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