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
  • Case Competitions

Goldman Sachs Firmwide Event
As the banking recruitment season is around the corner, Goldman Sachs is organising a campus presentation session for Yale-NUS students who are curious to explore the different types of roles with their firm. Goldman Sachs is keenly aware of different and interesting perspectives that Yale-NUS students can offer and the various division representatives look forward to interacting with you in person.

You will need to sign up for the event by 9 August 2019.

  • Visit events portal at www.goldmansachs.com/careers/events
  • Search for “2020 SINGAPORE FIRMWIDE PRESENTATION | YALENUS COLLEGE” and apply.
  • Selected applicants will be notified to attend the event.

Dresscode is Business Attire. Dinner will be provided.

Date: Thursday, 15 August 2019
Time: 7:00PM-9:00PM (Registration begins at 6:30PM)
Venue: Blackbox Theatre & Performance Hall Foyer

Personal Impact through Storytelling
Telling our stories help us to find self-belief, meaning, purpose to our lives. A powerful story facilitates effective communication.  In this highly practical workshop, you will dig into your life experiences for stories that can be used to share your abilities. You will discover how to structure a story so it has a greater potential for influence and learn methods for polishing up your stories. Storytelling is a necessary skill to have as you apply for internships, jobs, graduate school, fellowships and more. Join us for this special workshop with Singapore’s leading storyteller, Ms Sheila Wee.

This module is intended to facilitate in students’ self-discovery journey and is a good foundational module to other skills-based modules like “How to ace any interview” and “Case Interviews”

Please RSVP on Symplicity.

Date: Saturday, 17 August 2019
Time: 1:00PM-5:00PM
Venue: Classroom 15

I (Don’t) Know What You Did Last Summer
Curious to know more about what your peers did this past summer? The Career Services team will be hosting an informal sharing session where you’ll get to hear from your peers about their respective summer internships! You’ll get the opportunity to understand more about their respective internship roles, organizations and ask any questions related to how and why chose to do their internships!

Come on out this evening for dinner from 6:30pm to 6:50pm at the amphitheatre, and we’ll begin the evening of sharing at 7pm to 8pm in the Black Box Theatre. You’ll get to go around to different “booths” to hear more about internships that happened here locally and overseas, from different areas like: research, theatre, management consulting, NGOs, startups, banking, museums and more.

Please bring your curiosity and RSVP on Symplicity!

Date: Wednesday, 21 August 2019
Time: 6:30PM-8:00PM
Venue: Blackbox Theatre

How to Ace Any Interview?
What kind of questions might you receive? How should you manage the intense competition? How can you present yourself in the best light? Interviews can be a daunting and nerve-wracking process but you don’t have to do it alone! If you wish to improve your interview skills, navigate through the challenging process while embracing the experience, this is the workshop for you.  This interactive workshop aims to walk you through guidelines for preparation, and to give you opportunities to practice ways to respond to common and curveball interview questions.

Please RSVP on Symplicity.

Date: Thursday, 22 August 2019
Time: 7:00PM-9:00PM
Venue: Classroom 15

Insights into Venture Capital
In collaboration with Yale-NUS Student Investment Group

We will be hosting alumni Luke Ong (2018) and Bosen Xia (2019) over dinner, where they will share more about the Venture Capital (VC) space and their liberal arts journey into VCs. If you’re curious to find out and learn more about VCs, plus how the Yale-NUS curriculum can and has helped both alumni to enter the space – do come out and join us for an evening sharing session.
Please RSVP on Symplicity.

Date: Tuesday, 27 August 2019
Time: 7:00PM-8:30PM
Venue: Saga Rector’s Commons

Bank of America Merrill Lynch Firmwide Event
Bank of America Merrill Lynch is organising a Career & Recruitment Talk. This would be an informative platform for students who are curious about their internship and full time opportunities may sign up to find out more.

Please click on this link (https://bankcampuscareers.tal.net/vx/mobile-0/brand-5/candidate/so/pm/1/pl/2/opp/4007-Bank-of-America-Merrill-Lynch-Information-Session-at-National-University-of-Singapore/en-GB) to register interest by Thursday 22 August.

Dresscode is Business Attire. Dinner will be provided. Please RSVP on Symplicity.

Date: Thursday, 29 August 2019
Time: 7:00PM-8:30PM
Venue: Performance Hall

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: 6, 13 September, 11, 18 & 25 October
Time: 12:00PM-1:00PM
Venue: Elm Dining Hall

From Management Consulting in Europe to Venture Capital in China
In collaboration with Yale-NUS Student Investment Group

Kevin Worner is the co-founder of Properas – Germany’s first funding accelerator, and Senior Acceleration Manager at XNode in Shanghai, heading the startup acceleration and advisory business. His experience at top-tier companies in banking, management consulting, venture incubation and as a founder across APAC and Europe will help provide valuable insights. Join us for a dinner sharing session with Kevin, where you will get to hear more from his experience and career journey.

Date: Monday, 2 September 2019
Time: 7:00PM- 8:30PM
Venue: TBC
Please RSVP on Symplicity

Can Profitability & Sustainability Goals Co-Exist?
Conversation with Alison Eskesen, Vice President
, Mastercard – Center for Inclusive Growth
Alison Eskesen is a seasoned international development executive on the topic of galvanising businesses, governments, academic institutions and non-profit organisations to create new models of collaboration that ignite inclusive growth. In this lunch dialogue, you will have the opportunity to hear Alison share more about her journeys through a liberal arts education, graduate school and decades of work experience in both corporate and non-profit organisations.

Please RSVP on Symplicity.

Date: Thursday, 5 September 2019
Time: 12:00PM-1:00PM
Venue: Saga Rector’s Commons

Sustainable Design and Planning with Cundall Singapore
Join us for a lunchtime sharing session with David Robinson, who is a senior engineer and sustainability consultant working for Cundall Singapore Lte Ltd, a global multi-disciplinary engineering design and sustainability consultancy.David has 14 years industry experience and leads Cundall’s sustainable design capability in Southeast Asia, which is focused on collaborating with property developers and architects in delivery of sustainable and healthy buildings and liveable urban environments. Part of the current research taking place at Cundall Singapore is focused on the challenges facing tropical cities globally with the objective of re-thinking how we develop and design them to be more human centric and resilient for the future.
Please RSVP on Symplicity.
Date: Tuesday, 10 September 2019
Time: 12:00PM-1:30PM
Venue: Saga Common Lounge

Accenture Strategy Campus Presentation: Build Your Strategy Career for the Digital Age
Are you ready to embark on an exciting career journey? Explore a career at Accenture Strategy to hone your skills while working with the world’s biggest brands.

Operating at the intersection of business and technology, we combine our deep industry expertise with advanced analytics capabilities and human-led design methodologies to help clients navigate and thrive in the digital economy. In short, we help leading businesses act quickly and confidently as they face new challenges. Curious about how we help clients find clear, actional paths to competitive agility? Join our upcoming event to learn more about Accenture Strategy.

Dresscode is Business Attire. Dinner will be provided. Please RSVP on Symplicity.

Date: Thursday, 12 September 2019
Time: 6:30PM-9:00PM
Venue: Performance Hall

Technical Interview Tips by Indeed.com
Indeed.com’s engineers will be joining us on campus to share more about how you can better prepare for your technical interviews. They will be going through the Whiteboard, Code Walkthrough, Product Design, as well as share Behavioural Interview tips. Please bring your questions and curiosity.

Please RSVP on Symplicity. Refreshments will be provided.

Date: Wednesday, 18 September 2019
Time: 4:00PM-6:00PM
Venue: Classroom 15

Human Library: Mingling with Startups
Supported by Amazon Web Services and in collaboration with Yale-NUS Data Science

Curious to learn more about entrepreneurship and internship opportunities?

Business Development & Strategy
Data Analytics & Data Science
Marketing & Communications
Software Engineering
Business Intelligence
Product Marketing

Come spend your evening mingling with at the Human Library with startups!

Date: Monday, 7 October 2019
Time: 6:30PM-9:00PM
Venue: Performance Hall Foyer

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 and relearn about simple but powerful 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 which career you decide to pursue after you graduate .

Students of all years, majors, and career interests are welcome.

Date: Wednesday, 9 October 2019
Time: 4:00PM – 8:00PM
Venue: Classroom 16

What Does “Diversity” Mean in Your Workplace?
Diversity has been proven to bring about tangible and far-reaching benefits in the workplace. However, some groups of people still find it hard to be gainfully employed in certain sectors, even in spite of their professional merits. Hence at this panel, we hope to facilitate a discussion amongst different companies for students to learn more about how different company supports diversity practices (whether through hiring or work culture).Through this event, we hope to create a platform between our students and companies (finance, e-commerce, and arts) to engage in meaningful conversations on building a more inclusive and diversified workplace, dedicated to harnessing the talents of people from diverse backgrounds for a more robust work culture.

Please join us for an evening with Tan Heng Yeng (Class of 2018, Senior Executive (Community and Access) National Gallery Singapore), Geetanjali Aggarwal Bhalotia (Data Manager – Singapore/Australia/India, Bloomberg LP) and Deborah Ng (Senior Recruiter, Leadership Hiring, Shopee). We hope to facilitate a session of learning about diversity in the workplace from these three individuals in their respective roles within different sectors.

Please RSVP on Symplicity. Dinner will be provided.

Date: Thursday, 10 October 2019
Time: 6:30PM-8:30PM
Venue: Saga Rector’s Commons

Curating Locally and Beyond
Qinyi Lim is Curator at National Gallery Singapore. She completed the de Appel Curatorial Programme, Amsterdam in 2012, and holds a Masters in Southeast Asian Studies from the National University of Singapore. Lim previously held curatorial positions at Para Site, Hong Kong; NUS Museum, Singapore; and Singapore Art Museum. Past exhibitions include Afterwork (Para Site, Hong Kong, 2016 and Ilham Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, 2016), Orchestrations | Samson Young (Para Site, Hong Kong, 2016); Present /Future (Artissima 20, Turin, 2013); Three Artists Walk into a Bar… (de Appel Arts Centre, Amsterdam, 2012); and Telah Terbit (Singapore Art Museum, 2006).She will be joining us over lunchtime to share more about her life as a curator, along with her various curatorial experiences here in Singapore and abroad.
Please RSVP on Symplicity. Lunch will be provided.

Date: Tuesday, 15 October 2019
Time: 12:00PM-1:00PM
Venue: Elm Common Lounge

Cracking Case Interviews
The case interview is one of the toughest interview formats that are used by many of the top companies around the world. While many books can teach you how to “crack the case”, the case interview is an interactive process in which the best way to prepare is to actually practice.

In this 3hr hands-on workshop conducted by Jonathan Kwan, former Consultant, the workshop seeks to share some of the tips, techniques and common mistakes in case interviews.

You will have the opportunity to both receive and deliver a case. By putting you in the shoes of an interviewer, you will get a better appreciation and develop key insights into what real-life interviewers will be looking for. At the end, you will takeaway tools and techniques to continue practising with your classmates.

Please RSVP on Symplicity. Dinner will be provided.

Date: Wednesday, 16 October 2019
Time: 17:30PM – 8:30PM
Venue: Classroom 16

Lunchtime Talk with Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Singapore’s Foreign Policy Challenges
How does a small state like Singapore safeguard her sovereignty whilst remaining relevant to the global powers that be? Join us to discover and discuss what informs Singapore’s foreign policy and what it takes to be on the frontlines of global developments as a Foreign Service Officer with the Ministry.

About the Speaker:
Nelson Ng is currently a Deputy Director at the Japan/Korea desk in MFA’s Northeast Asia Directorate. He has previously served as Counsellor in Beijing and First Secretary in Tokyo.

Lunch will be provided.

Date: Thursday, 17 October 2019
Time: 12:00PM – 1:30PM
Venue: Saga Rector’s Commons

Leverage Data Manipulation and Analytics for your Projects and Career
While it sometimes feels the world leadership is turning its back against data, real innovation and progress comes from those properly leveraging data.
In this class, we’re showing how data can be used in many projects and learn the basics to collects, store, manipulate and analyse data.
– Understanding data: How to structure a spreadsheet to properly store and analyse data
– Turning Data to insights: Key concepts to tell compelling stories with data; and techniques and formulas to achieve this in Google Sheets
– Taking advantage of Google Sheets power features
– Participants will be invited to work on a real project (either one of their school or personal projects or an ad-hoc one created for the class)
The class will be conducted by Florian Cornu, Founder and CEO of Future Flow, a Singapore-based company which guides entrepreneurs along their growth journey. Driven by the belief that financial visibility is key to strong sustainable growth, Future Flow provides business modelling, financial projections, unit economics coaching, executive dashboards and board management.
Please RSVP on Symplicity. Lunch will be provided.

Date: Wednesday, 22 October 2019
Time: 12:00PM – 2:00PM
Venue: CIPE Office

Day in the Life of a Market Research Analyst
Ever wondered what market research is about? What do market research analysts do on a daily basis? Why is market research important for businesses to thrive?

Join us for an evening with alumni Benjamin Leong (2017) and Cliona Yong (2018) as they return to campus to share more about what it’s like to be a market research analyst, the skills that they picked up from college and how it applies to the job, how market research differs from the academic research in college, and why they’re still in/no longer in the field of market research.

Please RSVP on Symplicity. Dinner will be provided.

Date: Wednesday, 23 October 2019
Time: 7:00PM-8:30PM
Venue: Cendana Common Lounge

But What Exactly is Public Relations?
From handling issues such as the closure of the Sentosa Merlion or spinning stories that can make the driest B2B brands sexy and interesting, no day as a Public Relations (PR) practitioner is ever the same.

But what exactly is PR? Where does it sit within the communications spectrum? What is the difference between a specialised Agency and in-house? What skills must one have? Come find out more during this lunchtime session with The Hoffman Agency – a global PR agency with more than 30 years of experience and over 10 offices!

Please RSVP on Symplicity. Lunch will be provided.

Date: Tuesday, 29 October 2019
Time: 12:00PM-2:00PM
Venue: Saga Common Lounge

Eden Strategy Institute Recruitment Talk
Are you looking for a Career of Impact?

Eden Strategy Institute is Asia’s leader in business system innovation. Our distinctive approach to sustainable advantage helps leading global corporations, governments, and non-profit organizations develop new growth platforms, operations, products, and services that achieve sustainable impact.

We are recruiting full-time Strategy Consultants as well as Summer Strategy Interns for our Singapore office. Please join us for a recruitment talk at Elm Rector’s Commons, where you will hear from our current strategy consultants and more about the work that we do at Eden Strategy Institute.

Please RSVP on Symplicity. Lunch will be provided.

Date: Wednesday, 30 October 2019
Time: 12:00PM-2:00PM
Venue: Elm Rector’s Commons

Microsoft Campus Talk
Microsoft offers a variety of internships and full-time opportunities designed to empower you. Imagine the impact you can have and jumpstart your career.

Join us at this talk to find out more & hear directly from the Microsofties! Come find out what areas of the business interest you! Please join us for a recruitment talk on October 30 (6pm to 8pm) at Saga Lecture Theatre 1.

Please RSVP on Symplicity. Dinner will be provided.

Date: Wednesday, 30 October 2019
Time: 6:00PM-8:00PM
Venue: Saga Lecture Theatre 1

LinkedIn Workshop: Professional Online Presence
Join the LinkedIn team for an evening workshop on building an online professional online presence.
Here are some of the topics that will be covered during the session:

> Rock Your Profile (how to build a compelling LinkedIn profile)
> Why is building your network + connecting with people important
> How to use LinkedIn to grow your career + sharing of personal experiences

Please RSVP on Symplicity. Dinner will be provided.

Date: Thursday, 31 October 2019
Time: 6:30PM to 8:00PM
Venue: Classroom 16

Hot Off the Press: Starting a Media Company After College
Our Grandfather Story (OGS) is a digital video publisher that documents, curates and retells authentic stories from across Southeast Asia. Since 2017, OGS has journeyed across Singapore and beyond to uncover everything from the origins of local childhood treats to no-holds-barred conversations with persons with disabilities — and they’ve barely scratched the surface. Treading the thin line between old and new, between classic and contemporary, OGS presents overlooked narratives that are timeless, nostalgic, and yet able to spark a sense of delight.

Come hear Our Grandfather Story, as Wenqi Cheah (Managing Editor) shares more with us about starting OGS and the experience of documenting stories thus far.

Please RSVP on Symplicity. Dinner will be provided.

Date: Wednesday, 6 November 2019
Time: 7:00PM-8:30PM
Venue: Cendana Common Lounge

Blackpeak Recruitment Talk
Blackpeak is an investigative research and risk advisory firm. They help clients find and analyse information to mitigate risks – whether in transactions or everyday operations.

Curious? Come chat with Blackpeak and find out more!

Please RSVP on Symplicity. Dinner will be provided.

Date: Thursday, 7 November 2019
Time: 6:30PM-8:00PM
Venue: Saga Rector’s Commons

Past On-Campus Career Events – 2018/19
Past On-Campus Career Events – 2017/18
Past On-Campus Career Events – 2016/17