Career Events

Past On-Campus Career Events – 2016/17

Welcome Back Session for Class of 2017 | Wed, 10 Aug 4:00-5:30PM | Register here
How can you harness technology to take charge of your career search? Join CIPE Career Services to learn how to brainstorm potential employers, find contact information using LinkedIn, and secure success in informational interviews. Students who are seeking full-time employment opportunities are highly encouraged to attend. Note: Please remember to bring along a hard copy of your resume to this session! Slides from the session are available here.

Welcome Back Session for Class of 2018-19 | Thu, 11 Aug 6:30-8:00PM | Register here
How can you harness technology to take charge of your career search? Join CIPE Career Services to learn how to brainstorm potential employers, find contact information using LinkedIn, and secure success in informational interviews. Students who are seeking internships for Summer 2017 are highly encouraged to attend. CIPE staff involved with graduate school advising and study abroad will also be present to answer questions you have as you begin Year 2 & 3! Note: Please remember to bring along a hard copy of your resume to this session! Slides from the session are available here.

Introduction to Consulting & Financial Services | Fri, 12 Aug 12:00-2:00PM | Register here
Are you considering careers in consulting or financial services, but unsure if it’s a good fit for you? Join us as Brian O’Dwyer (a former Credit Suisse banker, A.T. Kearney consultant, CFO, and entrepreneur) gives an introduction to what these industries entail. Students who are considering participating in the recruitment process in August-September are encouraged to attend.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch Lunchtime Talk | Mon, 15 Aug 12:00-1:30PM | Register here
Join us for lunch with young professionals from Bank of America Merrill Lynch! Analysts from various functions will come to this exclusive event with Yale-NUS students to share about their career journeys—you’ll be surprised to discover the types of roles available, including those in technology, front office and HR! Students from Years 2 and 3 are welcome to attend, but must come in Business Casual attire.

Citibank Recruitment Talk | Tue, 16 Aug 6:30-9:30PM | Register here
Join the Citi team for an evening of networking to learn from their experiences and find out more about opportunities in the bank! This event is open to Year 3 and Year 4 students and you must come in Business Formal attire. Note: Registration begins at 6:00 PM, outside the Yale-NUS Performance Hall entrance.

Microsoft TechFemme Event | Wed, 17 Aug 4:30-8:30PM
In celebration of gender diversity, TechFemme is an annual event, hosted by Microsoft in over eight countries in the Asia Pacific region. TechFemme Singapore 2016 is centred around  “Finding your fit in Technology”. The agenda includes a series of talks and panel discussions by senior leaders from Microsoft, Google, Facebook, Spotify, Twitter among other technology companies, career workshops by Microsoft HR and the opportunity for you to network with the speakers and representatives from Microsoft! Secure your spot today by registering at this link.

Connecting Your Interests to Careers | Mon, 22 Aug 6:30-8:30PM | Register here
Feeling lost and unsure of what career pathways to take? Come to this workshop to discover how the things you enjoy, excel, and value can connect to potential career pathways. Join us as Brian O’Dwyer (a former CFO, consultant, aviation instructor, and entrepreneur) delivers this workshop. Students from Year 2-3 are especially encouraged to attend.

Digital Trade in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) | Wed, 24 Aug 12:00-2:00PM | Register here
The Asian Trade Centre will host a panel event at Yale-NUS with industry professionals to discuss what the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) means for the digital economy and trade. The panel will debate on the future and challenges of the digital economy from both government and industry point of views, and includes: David Weller (Google’s Global Head of Trade Policy), Andrea Phua (Ministry of Trade & Industry’s Deputy Director, North America & Europe Division), and Teck Yong Lim (Shopee’s Regional Head of Operations). Moderated by Deborah Elms (Asian Trade Centre’s Executive Director), the lunch-time talk will include a panel discussion as well as a networking session with distinguished guests from ASEAN member ambassadors as well as a range of industry professionals. Students from all years and majors are welcome to attend, but must come in Business Casual attire. Lunch will be provided.

Forget Networking, Start Mingling
 | Wed, 24 Aug 4:00-6:00PM | Register here
You’ve heard about the importance of networking but aren’t quite sure how or where to start. How should you go about making small talk, or leveraging your network without appearing desperate? This workshop will cover techniques that will enhance individual skills in interpersonal communication, personal branding and marketing (both online and in person). Students of all years are welcome to attend.

Tell To Sell: Using Your Personal Stories to Create an Impact in Interviews | Sat, 27 Aug 1:00-5:00PM | Register here

In this highly practical workshop, participants will dig deep into their life experiences for stories that can be used to highlight their abilities in a compelling way. You will discover how to structure a story to create a greater impact and learn methods for polishing your narrative so you are ready to shine in your interviews. Storytelling is a necessary skill to have as you apply to internships, graduate school, fellowships and more! Join us for this special workshop with Singapore’s leading storyteller.

Business/Finance Fundamentals Series | Every Tues between 30 Aug to 11 Oct  7:00-9:00PM Register here 
Ever wonder what you might have learned if you went to business school? Join us for a 2-hour crash course on Tuesday nights covering topics such as:

– Why Banks Exist & Key Economic Indicators (30 Aug)
– Global Markets (6 Sep)
– Financial Mathematics (13 Sep)
– Central Banks & Regulations (27 Sep)
– Preparing for Technical Finance Interviews (4 Oct)
– Advanced Interview Skills for Finance (11 Oct)

These are essential workshops if you plan to apply to internships or jobs in financial services, or just want to be more comfortable with understanding how finance works. Students who commit to attending all six sessions will be given priority.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch Campus Presentation
Join the Bank of America Merrill Lynch team for an evening of networking to learn more about their internship and full-time opportunities. This event is open to Year 3 and 4 students only. Please come in business casual attire and register your interest on Symplicity by Sunday, 04 September 2016.

Date: Monday, 5 September 2016
Time: 6:30PM-8:30PM
Venue: Yale-NUS College Performance Hall

The Only Way to Crack the Case: Advanced Interview Skills
The case interview is one of the toughest interview formats that are used by many of the top companies around the world. This 4-hour hands-on workshop will teach you how to handle case interviews, featuring key tools, techniques, and mock case interview situations. Students interested in applying to jobs in consulting should attend. Register on Symplicity. Dinner will be provided.

Date: Wednesday, 7 September 2016
Time: 4:00PM-8:00PM
Venue: Classroom 15

The Role of the Media Today: Lunchtime Talk with Channel NewsAsia (CNA)
What is the role of the media today? How is it changing to stay relevant to the times? What are the challenges journalists face as they tell their stories? Channel NewsAsia is the leading news agency for the region–come and hear from three of their veteran journalists as they share their experiences. Students of all years are welcome to attend and invited to bring questions for a dynamic event. Register on Symplicity. Lunch will be provided.

Date: Wednesday, 14 September 2016
Time: 12:00PM-1:30PM
Venue: Saga Lecture Theatre 1

Becoming a Storyteller
Interested in hearing how one classics major has navigated his career in sectors as varied as corporate, political, academia, and 
non-profit, in the cities of New York, Mumbai, and New Delhi? Nitin Das Rai is a brand consultant and storyteller, with key skills in strategy, new business development, and creative writing. Currently at Interbrand Singapore, Nitin previously co-founded Policiti, a political branding startup in New Delhi, and worked at Landor Mumbai, Interbrand New York, and the Clinton Foundation (New York). Join us for a Rector’s Tea to learn more about Nitin’s story. Please RSVP on Symplicity by Monday, 10 October.

Date: Thursday, 13 October 2016
Time: 6:30pm-8:00pm
Venue: Saga Rector’s Commons

Tech Careers for Liberal Arts majors (Postponed)
Curious to learn how a Yale alumni journeyed from studying liberal arts to a leadership position in tech giant Google? Our special guest, Mr. Adam Click will join us for a Rector’s Tea to share about his career journey. Mr. Click is a Global Account Executive at Google with a strong passion for digital technology and foreign policy; he holds key skills in strategic/analytical thinking, project management and communication. Interested in hearing more? Please RSVP for this event. Interested in hearing more? RSVP on Symplicity by Thursday, 03 November.

Date: Thursday, 10 November 2016
Time:: 6:30PM-8:00PM
Venue: Cendana Rector’s Commons

Assessment Centre Simulation
Many employers in a wide range of industries use assessment centres to test your “soft skills” such as interpersonal, multi-tasking, or conflict resolution abilities. This half-day workshop will allow you to gain familiarity as you go through psychometric tests, role plays, and case studies. Dinner will be provided. Register on Symplicity. Dinner will be provided.

Date: Wednesday, 28 September 2016
Time: 4:00PM-8:00PM
Venue: Classroom 15

GlaxoSmithKline Lunchtime Talk 
Join us for an exclusive lunch event with young professionals from GlaxoSmithKline and hear about their career journeys—you’ll be surprised to discover the types of roles, internship and graduate opportunities (e.g. Future Leaders Program) available within this healthcare giant! Students from Years 2 and 3 are welcome to attend, but must come in Business Attire. Please RSVP on Symplicity by Monday, 26 September.

Date: Monday, 03 October 2016
Time: 12:00-1:00PM
Venue: Classroom 16

Political Risk Analysis: What is it like to consult on terrorism, security & international affairs?
Join our special guest, Susan Sim (an Oxford PPE major) as she shares about her career journey to become Vice President of The Soufan Group, an organization that provides strategic security intelligence services to governments and multinational organizations around the world.
Please RSVP on Symplicity by Tuesday, 27 September.

Date: Thursday, 06 October 2016
Time: 6:30pm-8:00pm
Venue: Elm Rector’s Commons

Caring for Cambodia Lunchtime Talk | Fri, 07 Oct 12:00-1:00PM
Join us for a lunchtime talk with Christin Spoolstra from Caring from Cambodia and hear about her journey from liberal arts to social impact work. There will also be a short sharing about internship opportunities available next summer. Students from Years 1-3 are welcome to attend. Please RSVP on Symplicity by Friday, 30 September.

Date: Friday, 07 October 2016
Time: 12:00-1:00PM
Venue: Elm Private Dining Room

Becoming a Wordsmith
Cheryl Tan is a New York-based Singaporean journalist and author. Her just-published novel is “Sarong Party Girls” and she is the author of the acclaimed “A Tiger In The Kitchen: A Memoir of Food & Family“ as well as the editor of the fiction anthology, “Singapore Noir.” Cheryl has written for the Wall Street Journal, In Style magazine and the Baltimore Sun. Her stories have also appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Food & Wine, National Geographic, Foreign Policy, Marie Claire, Newsweek, Bloomberg Businessweek, and The Straits Times among other places.
Join us and the Writers’ Centre for a Rector’s Tea where she will read from her new novel (currently #2 on Singapore’s fiction best seller list) and also talk about her story and journey as a writer, which began when she moved to the US at 18 to attend Northwestern University.  Aspiring writers will appreciate advice on how to build and sustain a career when starting out.
Please RSVP on Symplicity by Monday, 31 October.

Date: Tuesday, 01 November 2016
Time: 6:00PM-7:30PM
Venue: Elm Rector’s Commons

Journey of An Entrepreneur: From Yale to Silicon Valley
Join us for an evening with Mr David Thompson, the man responsible for all things related to security, privacy, and public policy at Grand Rounds, a healthcare IT startup in Silicon Valley. David is the former General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer of Reputation.com, and also served as a transactional and privacy attorney at the Los Angeles firm Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP. He has spoken nationally on Internet and consumer privacy in forums such as the CBS Early Show, ABA’s 2012 National Conference on Technology, and Booz Allen’s Identity Technology conference. He graduated cum laude from Yale University and Stanford Law School, and clerked for the Hons. Chief Judge Alex Kozinski of the Ninth Circuit as well as Justice Scalia of the Supreme Court.
Please RSVP on Symplicity by Wednesday, 09 November 2016.

Date: Thursday, 10 November 2016
Time: 6:30pm-8:00pm
Venue: Cendana Rector’s Commons

Desserts is Stressed Spelled Backwards: Class of 2017 Mingle Session w/CIPE CS
Seniors, come enjoy desserts with the CIPE Career Services team, as you enter your final semester.  Our goal is to equip you with tactics to go through the job hunt with a peace of mind. Come by for 15 minutes or longer – join us! Register here.

Date: Wednesday, 11 January 2017
Time: 4:00PM-6:00PM
Venue: Classroom 16

Women in Finance Panel Discussion
This conference is an open discussion for women interested in pursuing careers in the finance industry – beginners will benefit from an open, intimate discussion with these female industry leaders, as well as those set on the finance path will have an opportunity to ask career questions up close and network. Confirmed speakers include the Managing Director of Macquarie Bank Singapore, Executive Director of Morgan Stanley, and Partner of Assurance at PwC.
Register Here: http://tinyurl.com/wifregister

Date: Tuesday, 17 January 2017
Time: 6:30PM-9:00PM
Venue: Yale-NUS College Performance Hall

Writing Killer Resumes & Cover Letters
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 one that can be mastered. This workshop is a pre-requisite for anyone interested in applying to CIPE-coordinated internships. Please bring a hard copy of your resume to the session, and RSVP on Symplicity.

Date: Wednesday, 18 January 2017
Time: 2:00PM-3:30PM
Venue: Saga Lecture Theatre 1

The Rise & Growth of Contemporary Chinese Art
Join us for an evening with Ms Allison Liu, collector, investor, curator and founder of Bergen Art Investment Pte Ltd as she walks us through her career journey of marrying her flair for finance and passion for art. Allison will also be sharing insights on the growing value and rising popularity of contemporary Chinese art in the market today. Dinner will be provided and students are required to come in Business Casual Attire. Please RSVP on Symplicity by 16 January 2017.

Date: Wednesday, 18 January 2017
Time: 6:30PM-8:00PM
Venue: Saga Rector’s Commons

Growth of Emerging Markets in South East Asia
Join Managing Partner, Hans Vriens, and Associate Director, Clara Koh, as they share with us on the growth of emerging markets in South East Asia and the work Vriens & Partners is involved with in this region. Vriens & Partners is a risk consulting firm specializing in various services such as Government Affairs & Public Policy, Political & Regulatory Risk Analysis and Communications & Sustainability. Lunch will be provided and students are required to come in Business Attire. Please RSVP on Symplicity by 17 January 2017.

Date: Thursday, 19 January 2017
Time: 12:00PM-1:30PM
Venue: Cendana Rector’s Commons

Networking: The Secret to Getting Job Interviews
Many talented people lose out on job opportunities due to poor career skills, and the biggest challenge for them is networking. This workshop will teach you how to overcome this challenge with 5 simple steps: developing a LinkedIn profile and target list, approaching via email, getting an informational interview, and following up on leads. Join us as Brian O’Dwyer (a former Credit Suisse banker, A.T. Kearney consultant, CFO, and entrepreneur) shares the secret to getting job interviews. Register here.

Date: Monday, 23 January 2017
Time: 6:30PM-9:00PM
Venue: Classroom 15

Lunchtime session with BTS, a leadership development consulting firm
BTS is a strategy consulting company founded in Sweden that helps organizations achieve tangible business results from their people development initiatives. Providing experiential learning-based experiences such as scenario simulations and workshops, BTS is interested in getting to know graduating seniors at Yale-NUS. If you like people, accelerating businesses, presenting, and facilitating – come learn more about career opportunities at BTS Singapore by meeting their consultants and experiencing a typical simulation. This event is open to graduating seniors only. Register here.

Date: Tuesday, 24 January 2017
Time: 12:00PM-1:00PM
Venue: Elm Student Commons

Interviewing: Telling Your Story
The interviewing process begins even before you meet a hiring manager and there’s more to it than answering the question “tell me about yourself”. This workshop will teach you how to excel in a job interview through 5 steps: perfecting the 2-min drill, preparing effectively, practicing, performing, and creating a positive feedback loop. Join us as Brian O’Dwyer (a former Credit Suisse banker, A.T. Kearney consultant, CFO, and entrepreneur) shares the secrets to acing any interview. Register here.

Date: Tuesday, 24 January 2017
Time: 6:30PM-9:00PM
Venue: Classroom 15

How to Value a Company: Lessons from a History Grad Turned Venture Capitalist

In a world filled with start-ups and new ideas, how does one identify potential in new opportunities across multiple markets? John Kaaiohelo has worked in hedge funds, private equity, and venture capital, and has invested in everything from Hollywood movies to solar panels to education startups; after graduating with his B.A. from Princeton University and his M.A. from Harvard University. Currently, John is the Special Advisor to the Chief Investment Officer of Telenor Digital Businesses, the venture capital arm of Telenor, a Norwegian telecom with 220 million subscribers across 15 countries.  He has lived and worked in Hong Kong, Singapore, Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh City, and Yangon, and has also served as an Outside Admissions Reader for Yale-NUS from its very first class. Join us on 4 Feb to learn more from John about deal valuation, public/private markets, tech developments, and/or emerging markets – questions are welcome! Register here.

Date: Saturday, 4 February 2017
Time: 4:30PM-6:00PM
Venue: Elm Student Commons

What is an Assessment Centre? Interactive Simulation
Many employers in a wide range of industries use assessment centres to test your “soft skills” such as interpersonal, multi-tasking, or conflict resolution abilities. This four-hour, interactive session will allow you to gain familiarity as you go through psychometric tests, role plays, and case studies. This session is especially recommended for Year 2 -3 students, to anticipate situations you may face through the internship recruitment process. Register here.

Date: Monday, 6 February 2017
Time: 6:30PM-10:30PM
Venue: Classroom 15

Rapid Resume Reviews 
CIPE Career Services will be in the Elm Dining Hall during lunchtime every Wednesday this semester to provide feedback on student resumes. Bring a hard copy of your resume to strengthen it before submitting for future applications! No registration is needed

Date: Every Wednesday between 18 Jan – 25 Feb 2017
Time: 12:00-1:00 PM
Venue: Elm Dining Hall

Lunch with Control Risks
Control Risks is an independent, global risk consultancy specialising in political, integrity and security risk. The firm helps some of the most influential organisations in the world to understand and manage the risks and opportunities of operating in complex or hostile environments. The firm supports clients by providing strategic consultancy, expert analysis and in-depth investigations through to handling sensitive political issues and providing practical on the ground protection and support.
Join us for a lunchtime session with two senior consultants, Joe Morris and Michael Reghenzani as they share more about the work they’re involved, especially in the ASEAN region. . Please come in Business Attire and RSVP on Symplicity.

Date: Friday, 10 February 2017
Time: 12:00PM-1:30PM
Venue: Cendana Private Dining Room

The Future of Globalisation for Singapore
Join the Ministry of Trade & Industry team for a lunchtime session as they explore this topic and share more about the exciting work they’re involved with. Please RSVP on Symplicity.

Date: Monday, 13 February 2017
Time: 12:00PM-1:30PM
Venue: Elm Private Dining Room

Singapore Asset Management Conference | 22 Feb 8:00AM-6:30PM | Register here
Registration for the inaugural Singapore Asset Management Conference 2017, organised by Yale-NUS Student Investment Group (YNSIG) in collaboration with J. P. Morgan Asset Management, is now open. Last year, YNSIG organized the inaugural Singapore Asset Management Conference with J.P. Morgan as the main sponsor, and attracted almost 300 participants from around the world. This is a great opportunity for you to connect with prestigious firms if you are aspiring toward careers in asset management, private banking and other segments of the financial industry. The conference is open to both graduate and undergraduate students and will consist of:
*Panel Discussions: Speakers from top firms will engage in debates during panel discussions. Last year we hosted panelists from a myriad of top financial institutions like J. P. Morgan, GIC and Goldman Sachs and we are inviting more speakers from such top firms this year
*Networking Lunch: This is a golden opportunity for you to mingle with your potential colleagues
*Break-out Workshops: These workshops will be conducted by J.P. Morgan Asset Management analysts
*Private Dinner: The top-performing candidates at the breakout workshops will receive invitations to a private dinner with J. P. Morgan’s senior management. Last year, the dinner was attended by the CEO and Global Human Resources Head of J.P. Morgan Chase, who had both traveled to Singapore from Manhattan to grace the conference.

For more information, visit the SAMC2017 Facebook page!

Lunch with U.S. Embassy and Dr. Yolanda Moses
It’s Recess Week at Yale-NUS, but our campus continues to encourage conversations about diversity and community.  Join the U.S. Embassy and CIPE in welcoming to campus Dr. Yolanda T. Moses,  Professor of Anthropology and most recently as Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Excellence at the University of California, Riverside.
Dr. Moses’ research focuses on the origins and sustainability of social inequality systems and practices in complex societies through the use of comparative ethnographic and survey methods.  She has explored gender and class disparities in the Caribbean, East Africa and in the United States.  More recently, her research has focused on issues of diversity and change in universities and colleges in the United States, India, Europe and South Africa.
In addition to hearing from Dr. Moses, we will be welcoming representatives from governments, industry, and non-profits to engage in a wide-ranging discussion on diversity and inclusion in Singapore.  Come mingle with prospective employers, internship partners, and volunteer organizations to hear more about what diversity means in their contexts.
Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP on Symplicity.

Date: Thursday, 23 February 2017
Time: 11:00AM-1:00PM
Venue: Elm Rector’s Commons

Panel Discussion: Breaking through the Singapore Arts scene
Join us for an evening with Ambassador Chan Heng Chee (Chairman of National Arts Council) and Ms Chong Siak Ching (CEO of National Gallery of Singapore) as they share more on their personal stories and career journeys. Both Ambassador Chan and Ms Chong are currently serving as members of the Yale-NUS College Governing Board and bring along with them a myriad of work experiences across the Arts & Culture, Government and Non-profit sectors.
Please come in smart casual attire and RSVP on Symplicity.

Date: Thursday, 02 March 2017
Time: 6:3oPM-8:00PM
Venue: Saga Rector’s Commons

Do you aspire to be a graphic designer?
Join us for a lunchtime session with Creative Director, Theseus Chan of WORK, who has been described as Singapore’s godfather of Graphic Design. Theseus will be sharing insights on the creative industry and his career journey. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP on Symplicity.

Date: Tuesday, 07 March 2017
Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm
Venue: Elm Student Lounge

Big Data Analysis: An Interactive Session with Palantir Engineers

How can we use data and technology to solve hard problems and change the world for the better? Palantir builds sophisticated data integration and analysis software, and partners with government agencies, commercial institutions, and non-profit organizations to transform how they use data and technology. With Palantir technologies, investigators are uncovering human trafficking rings, finding exploited children, and unraveling complex financial crimes. Join us on 15 March (2:30-4:00PM) to experience data analytics by hearing from Palantir’s engineers and engaging in an interactive exercise that mimics their actual work! Students of all years and majors are welcome to attend. Please RSVP in Symplicity.

Wednesday, 15 March 2017
2:30-4:00PM
Classroom 15

80,000 Hours: Finding a Career with Impact

There are 80,000 hours in an average person’s career. How can we use these hours to make a difference? How can we give back to society through our work? Join us for a cosy evening with Effective Altruism (Singapore)80,000 Hours and guest speakers as we explore ways to embark on meaningful and impactful careers.
Dinner will be provided. Please RSVP on Symplicity.

Date: Wednesday, 15 March 2017
Time: 7:00pm-9:00pm
Venue: Saga Student Lounge

Like data, but don’t know where to start?

Data 1.0 hackathon is a one-day event at Yale-NUS College targeting 40 university-level novices interested in learning how to work with, analyse, and visualise data. As the ability to work with data becomes increasingly essential, this hackathon is designed to introduce and inspire students to consider data-driven opportunities by reducing requirements of prior knowledge or experience to participate. We invite Yale-NUS students who want to know how to use data, but do not know where to start. Knowing the basics of R or Python is important, but prior experience is not required.  Learn more and register at www.yncdatahack.com.

Saturday, 18 March 2017
9:00am – 7:00pm
Classroom 15 & 16

Ready for the Workplace? CIPE Pre-Departure Orientation
How does business writing differ from academic writing? How should I participate in meetings when I’m the youngest person in the room? Are there any professional etiquette items I should note before starting on Day 1? How can I make an impact with my manager or team to get the most out of an internship?

Transitioning from the classroom to the workplace isn’t intuitive, but something you can prepare for. Join us for one of two sessions on 19 or 20 April, to prepare for your upcoming internship or job. You’ll pick up some pointers for communication and etiquette, but most of all have the opportunity to practice in this interactive session. All students pursuing an internship this summer are required to attend one of two sessions. Please RSVP for ONE session that you can attend in entirety. Dinner will be provided, but each session is limited to 50 pax on a first-come first serve basis.

Date: 19 or 20 April 2017
Time: 4:00-9:00PM (includes break for dinner)
Venue: Classroom 15

Note: If you are participating in a CIPE-coordinated or CIPE-funded internship this summer but unable to attend the sessions on 19/20 April because you are STUDYING ABROAD, please register for the “Alternative Option for Students Abroad” through Symplicity. We will send you electronic copies of materials that require your attention.

Topics covered include:
–          Communication skills: Business writing & email etiquette
–          Participating in meetings
–          Making introductions, manners, and attitude
–          Working effectively with your manager and seniors

Lunchtime with Singapore’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Are you to keen explore a meaningful career in Foreign Service? Do you have a desire to serve Singapore and contribute to our national interests? Join the MFA team for a cosy lunchtime session to learn more about the Ministry’s work and what it’s like to be a Foreign Service Officer (FSO). There will also be a short sharing on the application process for both internships and graduate positions. This event is open to all Singapore citizens.
Dresscode is Business Attire. Lunch will be provided.
Please RSVP on Symplicity by 15 August.

Date: Tuesday, 22 August 2017
Time: 12:00PM to 1:30PM
Venue: Classroom 16

Welcome Session for Sophomores & Juniors: Making the Most of Your 2nd/3rd Year
How can you make the most of the upcoming year? At the end of this lunch-time session, students will be able to identify their goals for the academic year, know what actions they can take, and value resources that can help them get there. CIPE staff involved with graduate school/fellowships advising and study abroad will also be present to share key timelines and advice. A photo booth will be available during the second half of the event for students to have their professional headshots taken for their CVs or LinkedIn. Students who are seeking internships for Summer 2018 are highly encouraged to attend. Lunch will be provided for students who register. Please RSVP on Symplicity. Note: Professional headshots will be available from 12:30-2:30pm. Students who would like their professional headshots taken are encouraged to wear collared shirts.

Date: Thursday, 24 August 2017
Time: 11:30AM to 1:30PM
Venue: Elm Student Lounge