October 2016

October 4, 2016
8:30am Resume Rescues & Cover Letter Critiques

Is your resume in need of a refresh but you’re not sure where to start? Are you contemplating applying to a job you saw in STARS but don’t have a cover letter ready to go?

October 5, 2016
11:30am Founder's Day

This year, Founders Day events will be held on Wednesday, October 5, with open houses and other activities across campus, culminating on the Cross Campus in the afternoon with remarks by President Salovey, musical entertainment, festive food, and m

October 7, 2016
12:00pm Yale United Way Champions Training - Central Campus

As Yale prepares to launch its 2016 United Way campaign, learn how you can serve as a workplace champion. At this orientation you will hear from campaign leaders including:

October 12, 2016
9:00am Conversations to Maximize Your Career

In this class you will learn how to prepare for and conduct a career conversation with your manager so that you can maximize your skills, interests, and values throughout your career at the University.

6:00pm Game Night at Barcade with CTYP

Meet up with FLY and Connecticut Young Professionals for a fun networking night at New Haven’s new Barcade.

October 18, 2016
12:00pm Everything You Needed to Know About an Affinity Group

As Yale University continues to increase the number of affinity groups/employee resource groups, it is vital that all employees be able to answer the following questions; What is an affinity group? Why does the University fund and cultivate affinity groups?

5:00pm Yale Toastmasters 15th Anniversary Celebration & Open House

Are you looking to strengthen your public speaking skills? Yale’s Toastmasters club is a great community where you can stretch yourself and have some fun.

October 19, 2016
12:00pm Facing Challenges with your “Best-Self”

Workshop with Kathryn Lee of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence

Learn how to address challenging situations in work and at home by replacing ineffective strategies with ones that are productive and empowering.

6:00pm LGBTQ Town Hall: “Identity and Lived Experience at Yale”

The LGBTQ Affinity Group will have a terrific panel of Yale employees who will talk about their professional experience and how it intersects with their identity. 

October 21, 2016
7:00pm Cheer on FLY's team at the New Haven Reads Spelling Bee!

The Queen Bees will represent FLY at the 5th Annual New Haven Reads Spelling Bee on October 21 at the Yale School of Management auditorium. Cheer on your friends and colleagues while raising funds for New Haven’s community book bank!

9:00pm Cheer on FLY's team at the New Haven Reads Spelling Bee!

The Queen Bees will represent FLY at the 5th Annual New Haven Reads Spelling Bee on October 21 at the Yale School of Management auditorium. Cheer on your friends and colleagues while raising funds for New Haven’s community book bank!

October 22, 2016
10:00am Peabody Museum's 150 Year Anniversary Celebration

Join the museum as they celebrate 150 years. Come and see the amazing temporary exhibition Treasures of the Peabody: 150 Years of Collection and Discovery. From titanic dinosaurs to giant squid, explore the rich history of the Yale Peabody Museum, its collections and its personalities.

October 23, 2016
12:00pm David Friend Hall Opening Celebration

Join the museum to celebrate the opening of David Friend Hall, the Museum’s incredible new 2,300-square-foot gallery of minerals and gems! From delicate diamonds to a single crystal that weighs 2,000 pounds, you’ll discover more than 150 amazing specimens.

October 28, 2016
10:00am Yale Tech Summit Panel: Diversity in Tech: Minding the Gap

While research shows diverse teams are good for business, you have to look hard to find women working in information technology jobs.