Career Events

This page lists both internal CIPE and external events relevant to career and professional development. Please check back often for updates. If you have any questions or need help with your application materials, please contact Nayoung Won at or Joanna Tan at Spots are limited and available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

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Business Bootcamp
How should one analyse business information to make decisions? Thinking about careers in business, or want to learn how to use business skills to solve social issues? Led by external trainers from Kwantum Leap, this interactive bootcamp will introduce liberal arts students to business fundamentals, covering materials such as how to read financial statements, Porter’s five forces analysis, the 3C’s and 4P’s of marketing, and HR. The 2-day workshop (17 Mar & 24 Mar, 10am-5pm) will occur over two Saturdays and involve a team-based simulation and groupwork. Students of all years, majors, and career interests are welcome. Questions? Please email Nayoung at CIPE at . Please RSVP on Symplicity .

Date: Saturday, 17 March & 24 March 2018
Time: 10:00AM-5:00PM
Venue: Classroom 15


How student journalism can help launch your media career, in collaboration with The Octant
Join us for a dinner conversation with seasoned journalist and Yale alum, Mr. Everett Rosenfeld, as he shares about his media career and how his time at Yale Daily News helped him get to where he is today. Everett Rosenfeld is the Asia Pacific Editor for CNBC, and he has previously worked as a television producer and as a reporter covering international macroeconomics, trade policy, politics and financial technologies. His writing has appeared in Time Magazine, the South China Morning Post, CNN, USA Today, The Fiscal Times, Christian Science Monitor, Yahoo, Re/code and more. Students of all years and majors are welcome to attend, and encouraged to bring questions. Please RSVP on Symplicity and come dressed in smart casual attire. *Please note that this event has been rescheduled to 21 March 2018* 

Date: Wednesday, 21 March 2018
Time: 7:00PM-8:30PM
Venue: Saga Rector’s Commons

Problem Solving Crash Course on Analysis, Structuring, & Visual Thinking: The Essential Consulting Toolkit
What does it mean to have an analytical mindset in the workplace? What are the tools one can leverage to analyse, structure, and visualise information? In this crash course, students will learn about major analytical and structuring tools such as matrices, decision trees, SCQA, and 1-pagers. Led by external facilitators from Kwantum Leap, this workshop will involve short exercises and case studies to practice essential analytical tools like grouping and sorting, constructing timelines, and creating frameworks to explain data. This is an essential consulting toolkit, regardless of what pathway you decide to pursue upon graduation. Students of all years, majors, and career interests are welcome. Dinner will be provided for all who register. Questions? Please email Nayoung at CIPE at .Please RSVP on Symplicity.

Date: Thursday, 22 March 2018
Time: 4:00PM-8:00PM
Venue: Tan Chin Tuan Lecture Theatre

Arts for Change: An Evening with Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay
How can the Arts be used to impact communities? Join the Esplanade team for an evening sharing session, if you are keen to find out more about their role in the Singapore Arts scene, their community engagement efforts to the less privileged groups and the various internship/volunteer opportunities available. Dinner will be provided. Dresscode is Smart Casual. Please RSVP on Symplicity.

Date: Tuesday, 27 March 2018
Time: 6:30PM-8:00PM
Venue: Cendana Rector’s Commons

[NEW DATE] Humanities and Interdisciplinary thinking in International Macroeconomics and Finance
Andrew Wong is Head of Portfolio Strategies at a leading long-term investor.  Previously he was Co-Chief Investment Officer and Managing Director of leading convexity hedge funds and before that he developed and managed fixed income and equity derivative businesses for Morgan Stanley, Lehman, and UBS, in Tokyo, Hong Kong, London and Chicago, and also worked on global asset allocation and fundamental strategies. He is currently on the Macroprudential Advisory Group concerned with Markets and Financial Stability at the Bank of England.  He graduated from Stanford University, completed graduate studies in mathematical finance at Cambridge University, and was at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, where he researched economic policy and lectured on finance (and also studied philosophy and intellectual history at FAS).  Recently he has been associated with the Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science at the London School of Economics and been a Consulting Faculty at Stanford University on Market and systemic Risk where he is also a Faculty affiliate of the Stanford Neuroscience Institute and the Center for Mind, Brain, and Computation.
This event is co-sponsored by the Elm College Rector’s office; CIPE; Literature Major; Philosophy Major.
Light refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP on Symplicity.

Date: Tuesday, 3 April 2018
Time: 6:00PM
Venue: Elm Rector’s Commons

Lunchtime Talk with Gianna Mosser: Editor-in-Chief, Northwestern University Press
Are you curious about a career in publishing? Join us for a lunchtime Q&A session with Gianna Mosser, editor-in-chief at Northwestern University Press as she shares more about industry insights and her career journey.

In her role as editor-in-chief, Mosser acquires works in critical ethnic studies, gender studies, comparative literature, theater and performance, and early modern literature. She is a member of the Association of American University Presses, where she previously served as the chair of the professional development committee. Prior to joining Northwestern University Press in 2009, Mosser was the managing editor of Social Psychology Quarterly, a flagship journal of the American Sociological Association. She has a master’s degree in the humanities from the University of Chicago, where she focused on postcolonial theory and literature.

This event is co-sponsored by Modernities and Identities Research Cluster, Literature major, CIPE and Library.
Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP on Symplicity.

Date: Thursday, 12 April 2018
Time: 12:00PM-1:00PM
Venue: High Performance Computing Room (Library)

Past On-Campus Career Events – 2017/18

Past On-Campus Career Events – 2016/17