Students: Need a space for recruiting? Book an Interview Room in WebEMS
Have an offer? Sponsored? Starting your own business? Congratulations! Report in CMS

Incoming Student Prep

CAREER ESSENTIALS

The Summer Series live sessions and recorded videos and Summer Exploration industry information form the building blocks of your summer career preparation, along with the Resume Review process.

All incoming students will experience our Career Essentials series in preparation for fall recruiting.

  • Your CDO Partnership
  • Exploring Your Strengths
  • Telling Your Story
  • Your Resume Process
  • Your Best Tool for Recruiting: Your Network
  • Your Job Search

RESUMES

One of your first deliverables as a Yale SOM student is your resume. Your resume is a key tool to highlight your skills and experiences to employers and alumni as you launch your career search.

  • Prepare your resume using the Yale SOM Template (also available in vMock)
  • The first week of June, you will receive an invitation email to Vmock, our online resume guidance tool which will examine formatting, grammar and spelling
  • Upload your resume to Vmock in the Yale SOM Template
  • Our goal for the summer is to achieve a score of 88+ by your program due date to be included in our review process

EXPLORATION

Spring and summer are, for most incoming students, a less busy time than the fall. We encourage you to take this time to explore different industry and function interests.

As a starting place, review Resources in our industry communities including:

ASK ME ANYTHING / OPEN HOURS

Join CDO Career Coaches with your career-related questions. Any career-related questions are welcome! No pre-registration needed. Find the Ask Me Anything or Open Hour for your program in the events block or summer programming post below.

Fueling Your Career Journey: Embracing the Latest in Resume Excellence

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Upcoming National Affinity Conferences and Events

National Black MBA National Conference and Exposition (9/17-9/21)
NBMBAA® heads to Washington, D.C. for the first time since 2008. Join us as we AFFIRM our commitment to Black Professionals in the nation’s capitol during an amazing week of professional development, networking …

By Mike Minutoli
Mike Minutoli Senior Director, Career Education and Coaching
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8 strategies for students and recent grads to stand out when applying to jobs

In a highly competitive job market, standing out is crucial. We asked eight professionals, including a Chief Human Resources Officer and a Head of Growth, to share their unique strategies. From harnessing the power of cover letters to telling a …

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College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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Consulting Application Deadlines 2024

If you are an aspiring management consultant, consulting application deadlines are something you need to pay attention to. Miss the boat and you risk needing to wait for a whole year until you can apply. 

Visit Management Consulted for more …

By Mike Minutoli
Mike Minutoli Senior Director, Career Education and Coaching
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Bridge to BCG, McKinsey Insight, Bain ADvantage Application Deadlines 2024

Attention Advanced Degree candidates! Yes, we’re looking at you:

If you fall into one of the aforementioned categories, Bridge to BCGMcKinsey Insight, and Bain ADvantage application deadlines for 2024 have been published.

Read more about upcoming deadlines at Management …

By Mike Minutoli
Mike Minutoli Senior Director, Career Education and Coaching
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