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 the Career Services Team. Spots are limited and available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

  • On-Campus Events
  • Off-Campus Events
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Writing Killer Resumes & Cover Letters Session 1
Do you know the secrets to writing killer resumes and cover letters? Writing a document that effectively communicates your relevant experiences to date can be challenging, but it is a skill that can be mastered. This workshop is a pre-requisite for anyone interested in applying to CIPE-coordinated internships. Please bring along a copy of your current resume draft to the session and RSVP on Symplicity.
There will be another iteration of this workshop on 13 Feb, so please register for the session that suits your schedule. Light refreshments will be provided.

Date: Wednesday, 16 January 2019
Time: 4:00PM-5:30PM
Venue: Classroom 15

Rapid Resume Reviews
CIPE Career Services will be in the Elm Dining Hall during lunchtime every Friday to provide feedback on student resumes. Bring a hard copy of your resume to strengthen it before submitting for future applications! RSVP is not required.

Date: Friday, 18 & 25 January, 1, 8, 15 & 22 February 2019
Time: 12:00PM-1:00PM
Venue: Elm Dining Hall

Internships 101
How can you land the internship you want? How many internships should you apply to? How should you evaluate opportunities? Internships are one of the many exciting adventures that students pursue during the summer vacation period, and like all opportunities, are best if approached with deliberate goals in mind. In this session, the CIPE Career Services team will share tips and tricks on how to approach the internship application process, whether you’re going into your last summer or your first summer break at Yale-NUS. Students are encouraged to come with burning questions for this interactive event. For more information about internships, please visit www.bit.ly/cipeintern. Please RSVP on Symplicity.
Light refreshments will be provided.

Date: Wednesday, 23 January 2019
Time: 4:00PM-5:30PM
Venue: Classroom 15

Seniors Sharing Session: Management Consulting (in collaboration with YNCG)
Are you thinking about pursuing an internship or career in management consulting? Do you have questions about the tedious application process up ahead? Come join our seniors from Class 2019 as they share about their experiences and how they discovered their passion for management consulting, including tips on how to tackle the hiring process and prepare ahead of time! This event is open to all students but we strongly encourage interested students from Class 2020 and 2021 to attend this session, as the application season will commence in August 2019. Light refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP on Symplicity.

Date: Wednesday, 24 January 2019
Time: 7:00PM-8:30PM
Venue: TBD

Lunchtime Sharing Session: Navigating a career journey from Consulting to Civil Service
Join us for a lunchtime session with Mr Rahul Daswani as he shares about his career journey from management consulting at McKinsey to leading the Futures team on strategic resource allocation at the Singapore Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA). Mr Daswani’s career journey has taken him across multiple locations including South East Asia, Papua New Guinea and Ethiopia where he worked on various projects involving Education, Community Development and Climate Change. He has a BSE in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan and a Master in Public Policy, Political and Economic Development from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Please note that the dresscode is Smart Casual and RSVP on Symplicity.

Date: Monday, 28 January 2019
Time: 12:00PM-1:00PM
Venue: Cendana Private Dining Room

How to Ace any Interview?
Interviews can be a daunting and nerve-wrecking process but you don’t have to do it alone! If you wish to improve your interview skills and learn tips on how to navigate this challenging process, then this is the workshop for you. This interactive workshop aims to walk you through guidelines for preparation, and give you opportunities to practice ways to respond to common and curveball interview questions.
This workshop is open to all students. Please RSVP on Symplicity.
Light refreshments will be provided.

Date: Monday, 28 January 2019
Time: 7:00PM-9:00PM
Venue: Classroom 15

CIPE Professional Headshots
Professional headshots will be available by a Yale-NUS student photographer from 2-4pm at Classroom 16.
Students who would like to update their photos for LinkedIn profiles/resumes are encouraged to wear collared shirts. RSVP is not required.

Date: Wednesday, 30 January 2019
Time: 2:00PM-4:00PM
Venue: Classroom 16

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.
Please RSVP on Symplicity.

Date: Wednesday, 30 January 2019
Time: 4:00PM-8:00PM
Venue: Classroom 15

Writing Killer Resumes & Cover Letters Session 2
Do you know the secrets to writing killer resumes and cover letters? Writing a document that effectively communicates your relevant experiences to date can be challenging, but it is a skill that can be mastered. This workshop is a pre-requisite for anyone interested in applying to CIPE-coordinated internships. Please bring along a copy of your current resume draft to the session and RSVP on Symplicity.
Light refreshments will be provided.

Date: Wednesday, 13 February 2019
Time: 4:00PM-5:30PM
Venue: Classroom 15

Past On-Campus Career Events – 2018/19

Past On-Campus Career Events – 2017/18

Past On-Campus Career Events – 2016/17