Career Events

Past On-Campus Career Events – 2018/19

Goldman Sachs Firmwide Presentation
At Goldman Sachs, your skills and experiences will create a world of possibilities for our clients. From the latest IPO and market insights to investments in clean energy and infrastructure, each one of our teams contributes to innovations that drive progress around the world. You’ll work alongside industry experts and strategic thinkers at all levels, gaining hands-on experience, unlike anywhere else. All at a place where your ideas matter and your personal and professional growth are front of mind. Come embrace the opportunity to move industries, make markets and empower communities.

To Register:
As space is limited, this event is invitation only.
Please register through the steps below by 11:59PM, 27 August 2018.
1. Go to my GS Events portal
2. Select “Register for Events”
3. Choose Singapore for country and filter
4. Select “2019 SINGAPORE FIRMWIDE PRESENTATION | YALE-NUS COLLEGE” and register
5. Select “Back to dashboard” to ensure you complete any outstanding tasks in your event inbox

Dresscode is Business Attire. Dinner will be provided.

Date: Wednesday, 29 August 2018
Time: 7:00PM-9:00PM (Registration begins at 6:30PM)
Venue: Blackbox Theatre & Performance Hall Foyer

Lunchtime Talk with Singapore’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA)
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 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. Singapore citizens are welcome to join us! Dresscode is Business Attire. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP on Symplicity.

Date: Thursday, 30 August 2018
Time: 12:00PM-1:30PM
Venue: Saga Rector’s Commons

Breaking into Banking (Advanced Interview Skills)
If you’re interested in pursuing a career in financial services, then this workshop is for you. What kind of interview questions might you receive? How should you manage the intense competition? This interactive workshop will walk you through guidelines for preparation and give you opportunities to practice your interview skills. This workshop is open to all students. Those who are applying to penultimate year internships or graduate opportunities this semester are highly encouraged to attend. Please RSVP on Symplicity.

Date: Thursday, 30 August 2018
Time: 7:00PM-9:00PM
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, 31 August, 7, 14 & 21 September
Time: 12:00PM-1:00PM
Venue: Elm Dining Hall

Sharing Session with JLT: Job Trends – Working in the Asia Region
Many of us identify ourselves as global citizens, having had the privilege of traveling to or living in numerous countries and experiencing a myriad of cultures. Likewise, when recruiting, international companies like JLT often look for candidates from diverse backgrounds who have interesting ideas and experiences to share. We are pleased to invite the JLT team for a lunchtime sharing session to speak about the opportunities available in Asia, why they chose to develop their careers in this region and answer any questions you may have about your career plans. Learn about how JLT, a risk management advisory, which started in Hong Kong became a global MNC, its views on regional emerging markets and the increasing importance of risk management in this region. Dress code is Business Attire and lunch will be provided. Please RSVP on Symplicity.

Date: Tuesday, 4 September 2018
Time: 12:00PM-1:30PM
Venue: Cendana Rector’s Commons

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 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.

Date: Wednesday, 5 September 2018
Time: 4:00PM-5:30PM
Venue: Classroom 15

StoryTelling Workshop: Using Your Personal Stories to Create an Impact
In this highly practical and interactive workshop, participants will dig deep into their life experiences for stories that can be used to highlight their abilities in a compelling and articulate way.  You will discover how to structure a story so it has 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 jobs, graduate school, fellowships and more. Join us for this special workshop with Singapore’s leading storyteller, Ms. Sheila Wee.
Please RSVP on Symplicity.

Date: Saturday, 8 September 2018
Time: 1:00 – 5:00PM
Venue: Classroom 15

Lunchtime Talk with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)
Join us for an exclusive lunch event with the GlaxoSmithKline team and you’ll be surprised to discover the types of roles, internship and graduate opportunities (e.g. Future Leaders Programme) available within this healthcare giant! Students from Years 2-4 are welcome to attend, but must come in Business Casual attire. Lunch will be provided.

Please RSVP on Symplicity.

Date: Monday, 10 September 2018
Time: 12:00PM – 1:30PM
Venue: Saga Rector’s Commons

The Only Way to Crack the Case: Advanced Interview Skills 2
The case interview is one of the toughest interview formats that are used by many of the top companies around the world. This 3-hour hands-on advanced workshop will expose you to more challenging case studies with opportunities to practice and build on your current level of skills. You will need to have basic level of understanding and experience with tackling case studies in order to benefit from this workshop. 3rd year and 4th year students interested in applying to internships and jobs in consulting this semester are highly encouraged to attend. Students who attended Jon Kwan’s introductory case interview workshop in previous semesters and wish to build on their knowledge and skills are also welcome. Please RSVP on Symplicity.

Date: Tuesday, 11 September 2018
Time: 7:00PM-10:00PM
Venue: Classroom 15

Tackling Difficult Interview Questions 
What kind of technical questions might you receive? How should you manage the intense competition?
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.

Date: Monday, 17 September 2018
Time: 7:00PM-9:00PM
Venue: Classroom 15

Education: Lifeline or privilege?
An evening dialogue with Joan Liu to learn more about how her career in education enables educators around the world to support high achieving, low-income international students in their journey to access international higher education. Joan Liu is a University Advisor in the International College Counselling Office at the United World College of South East Asia, East Campus in Singapore. In 2018, Joan led a pro bono global effort to support 60 Nepalese students whose scholarships had been cancelled by a US university, and was able to place more than 50 of them at new universities. Joan also launched a cohort scholarship program for high impact counsellors working with high achieving, low-income international students from under-represented regions. This programme received “Rising Star” recognition at the National Association of College Admission Counselling. Please RSVP on Symplicity.

Date: Tuesday, 18 September
Time: 6:30PM-8:00PM
Venue: Cendana Common Lounge

Guides to Professional Success (GPS) Fireside Chat: Vijay Desai
Guides to Professional Success (GPS) is a platform for Yale-NUS students to connect with industry experts and established professionals to accelerate their career growth. Join us for an exclusive dialogue with one of our mentors, Mr. Vijay Desai, as he shares his experiences on navigating his career as a global citizen and the pathways that led him to build a successful management-consulting firm in the United States.

About Vijay Desai:
Vijay is a global citizen of the US, Canada, and India. He founded Desai Management Consulting, a successful Vermont-based professional services business serving customers in all industry sectors throughout North America and is currently serving as its Principal Consultant and Managing Partner. Vijay is also on the Board of Directors for Technology for Tomorrow (www.tech4tomorrow.org), a non-profit providing affordable technology education to under-served communities. Armed with several qualifications including BS and MS (Mechanical Engineering), MBA, Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) and Project Management Professional (PMP) certificates, Vijay instructs college level Project Management courses.

Please RSVP on Symplicity.
More information about Guides to Professional Success (GPS).

Date: Tuesday, 9 October
Time: 7:00PM- 8.00PM
Venue: CIPE Conference Room

Mastering Spreadsheets & Data Analysis for Fun and Your Future
In an age of AI, machine learning and other big data… do you know the tool used by every professional on a daily basis? Spreadsheets!
Yes, spreadsheets are still here for the foreseeable future. Learning to master them will save you hours of work, allow you to achieve your goals faster, to obtain better insights and to make strategic decisions. (You will also impress your current or future colleagues)
What will be covered:
– key features (freezing, filtering)
– key formulas in business environment (SUMIFS, UNIQUE, …)
– design tips to create scalable spreadsheets
– the key to business data analysis and strategic dashboarding
– magic Google Sheets functionality to collaborate and harness the power of the cloud
How to prepare for the session:
– Access the Epic Sheets’ 21 Commandments on https://www.epicsheets.com
– Brainstorm 3 usages you can image for spreadsheets within a business environment
Students of all years and majors are encouraged to attend. Prior experience with spreadsheets is not required. Please see the “How to prepare the session” bullet points.
For spreadsheets newbies: While we will not cover the very basics (we invite you to get the commandment ahead of time), you will discover the potential of spreadsheet… giving you reason to learn more about spreadsheets later on.
For medium/advanced users: You will discover use cases and why they matters in real life.
Please RSVP on Symplicity.

Date: Wednesday, 10 October 2018
Time: 4:00PM-6:00PM
Venue: Classroom 15

ArtsConnect 2018: Discover a Career in the Arts
The annual ArtsConnect 2018 will be happening this year at the newly renovated University Cultural Centre (UCC), co-organized by Yale-NUS, FASS, CFG, YST Conservatory of Music & NUS Centre for the Arts! We have a very exciting panel discussion lined up, featuring special guests from Checkpoint Theatre, Teng Ensemble, National Arts Council and an award-winning filmmaker. ArtsConnect is also hosting a Human Library segment for the first time, featuring entrepreneurial and artistic individuals including one of our Yale-NUS alumni. If you are keen to find out more about opportunities in the Arts & Culture industry and network with representatives from various organisations within this unique space, then this is the event for you! For more information on the programme, click here.
Please RSVP here and come in smart casual attire. Refreshments will be provided.

Date: Thursday, 11 October 2018
Time: 6:00PM-8:30PM (Registration begins at 5:30PM)
Venue: NUS University Cultural Centre (UCC)

Impact Entrepreneurship Workshop: How to Start a Social Business Well
Conducted by Skillseed in partnership with CIPE

The Impact Entrepreneurship Workshop is aimed at students who aspire to realise their start-up ideas, which engages social problems, and create sustainable solutions.

Using the Social Business Model Canvas (SBMC), participants will learn how to maximize their startup’s chance of success as it seeks to equip participants with the theoretical and practical skills to develop and implement their entrepreneurship ideas. Participants will learn how to adapt business plans with a social mission, plan for financial sustainability, and manage internal and external relationships. This workshop is complemented by an optional 1.5-hour clinic on October 22, where students can receive personalised consultation regarding specific start-up questions and project ideas.
Please RSVP on Symplicity. Limited to 25 participants.
More information about Skillseed here.

Date: Monday, 15 October
Time: 7:00pm- 10.00pm
Venue: Classroom 15

Lunchtime Talk with GREE Ventures
Have you ever wondered how Venture Capital (VC) firms work on a day-to-day basis? Why do VC firms find themselves investing in Singapore and the region? Join us for a lunchtime talk with Samir Chaibi, an early-stage venture capital investor at GREE Ventures (a US $120M pan-Asia fund headquartered in Tokyo and investing in Japan, India, and Southeast Asia). Samir will be sharing more about the interactions between VC firms and startups, along with his personal career journey abroad and here in Singapore. Dress code is Business Casual attire and lunch will be provided. Please RSVP on Symplicity.

Date: Tuesday, 16 October 2018
Time: 12:00PM-1:30PM
Venue: Cendana Rector’s Commons

[NEW VENUE] Standard Chartered Bank: #Goodhappenshere
We believe in the power of responsible banking. When we work with our clients, we’re helping them to generate their wealth within dynamic economies, primed for growth. It also empowers us with the insight and investment to work alongside initiatives that improve the fortunes of wider communities. Building a future with us means improving the futures of others. If you want to see what impact you could make, you’ll find it here.
Come and learn more about who we are and what we do!
We will also be sharing more about our graduate and internship opportunities that are newly added in the various business functions:
– Group Chief Financial Officer
– Information Technology & Operations
– Risk & Compliance
Please RSVP on Symplicity.
Dresscode is Business Attire. Dinner will be provided.

Agenda:

7:00 PM – 7:15 PM HR Introduction: SCB & International Graduate (IG) Programme
7:15 PM – 8:00 PM Overview of each business – Risk &Compliance, Group Chief Financial Office,
Information Technology & Operations
Panelist session + Q&A
8:00 PM – 8:15 PM 2018 IG Yale-NUS Alumni Sharing – Sharlene Chow (Financial Markets) & Alan Lo (Investment Banking)
8:15 PM – 9:00 PM Networking session

Date: Thursday, 18 October 2018
Time: 7:00PM-9:00PM
Venue: Saga Lecture Theatre 1

Impact Entrepreneurship Clinic (Optional)
Personalised consultation session for participants of the Impact Entrepreneurship Workshop on October 15.
This clinic is designed to cater to the specific needs of students at different stages of development with different levels of prior exposure to these social innovation skills.

Date: Monday, 22 October
Time: 7:00pm- 8.30 pm
Venue: Classroom 15

Social Innovation Consulting: Making an Impact w/Eden Strategy Institute
Interested in social innovations that create long-term profits in addressing the world’s pressing issues? Join us as the Founder of Eden Strategy Institute shares about his experience working with clients in areas such as economic development, education, environmental conservation, global health, resource efficiency, and trade. The session will expose you to the breadth of ways to make a social impact through your career, and give you a taste of what it’s like to devise social innovation strategies. Students of all years are welcome. Dresscode is Business Casual. Dinner will be provided. Please RSVP on Symplicity.

Date: Tuesday, 23 October 2018
Time: 6:30PM-8:00PM
Venue: Saga Rector’s Commons

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, 31 August, 7, 14 & 21 September, 12 & 19 October
Time: 12:00PM-1:00PM
Venue: Elm Dining Hall

LinkedIn Workshop: Job Hunting Strategies
Join the LinkedIn team for an evening workshop on how to leverage LinkedIn to network and secure your dream job!
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.

Professional headshots will also be available by a Yale-NUS student photographer from 4-6pm at Classroom 16.
Students who would like to update their photos for LinkedIn profiles/resumes are encouraged to wear collared shirts.

Date: Wednesday, 31 October 2018
Time: 6:30PM-8:30PM
Venue: Classroom 15

For Class 2019: Job Search Strategies & TGS Info Session
What key timelines and milestones should you keep in mind as you approach your final year? How can you manage your time effectively? The Career Services team will be present to share how CIPE can assist you during the job hunting process, including job search strategies, preparation tips and answer any burning questions you may have. We will also discuss TGS in the last segment of the workshop.
Please RSVP on Symplicity. Light refreshments will be provided.

Date: Wednesday, 7 November 2018
Time: 7:00PM-8:30PM
Venue: TCT

Lunchtime Sharing Session: Navigating a career in Management Consulting & Insights from the Middle East
Join us for a lunchtime session with Mr Cheong Kai Jian, management consultant at Arthur D Little. Mr Cheong will be sharing about his career journey from Singapore’s Public Sector to Consulting in Dubai and current experience living and working in the Middle East. Mr Cheong graduated Magna cum Laude in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He also holds a Master of Science in Engineering (Aerospace) from the same university, and a Master of Business Administration from INSEAD. Please note that the dresscode is Smart Casual and RSVP on Symplicity.

Date: Monday, 12 November 2018
Time: 12:0oPM-1:00PM
Venue: Saga Common Lounge

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

Lunchtime Sharing Session with OH! Open House: Walking with the Arts, Heritage & Community
OH! Open House started in 2009 as an art walk that brought art out of museums and galleries. It evolved from there, challenging perceptions about where art can and cannot exist. By 2014,  OH! had grown beyond an art walk into a non-profit art organisation. Today, OH! redefines everyday spaces through art by challenging artists to create new work responding directly to an existing space – a specific neighbourhood, or history, or even a home.
Join us for a lunchtime session with their Community Manager, Ms Aletheia Tan, as she shares more about her personal career journey and the work that she’s been involved with at OH!
Please note that the dresscode is Smart Casual and RSVP on Symplicity.

Date: Monday, 21 January 2019
Time: 12:00PM-1:00PM
Venue: Saga Private Dining Room

“Check Out” These Local Startups at the Human Library!
Instead of checking out books from the library, why not spend the evening “checking out” these startups who will be joining us at our Human Library? Come and find out more about their work here in Singapore (and even regionally). Bring your questions, as well as get inspired by their career journey – ask them anything!

This will be an interactive session, so please bring your questions and be ready to share with our guests about your interests. The Human Library will allow you to rotate among the 6 startups for approximately 3-4 times throughout the hour, where you will be “checking out” a startup for 15-20 minutes at a time.Dinner will be served at 6:00PM and the Human Library event will officially begin at 6:30PM. The event will take place at the Performance Hall Foyer.

Please RSVP on Symplicity.

Date: Tuesday, 22 January 2019
Time: 6:00PM-8:00PM
Venue: Performance Hall Foyer

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: Thursday, 24 January 2019
Time: 7:00PM-8:30PM
Venue: Saga Common Lounge

Writing Killer Resumes and Cover Letters: JUST-IN-TIME session
Confuse about the difference between a resume and CV? Having trouble getting your resume off the ground? Not sure about what goes into a cover letter? This is a JUST-IN-TIME workshop is for you. 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.

NOTE: Rapid Resume Reviews will happen concurrently at the Elm Dining Hall for students who would like a member of the Career Services team to review their resume drafts.

Date: Friday, 25 January 2019
Time: 12:00PM-1.00PM
Venue: Cendana Private Dining Room

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

Acing a Technical Interview
Not sure how to go about preparing for technical interviews? Have questions about jobs concerning traditional programming, data science and machine learning?

Your alumni – Sean Saito, Kai Yi Yong, Pratyush More and Aaron Ong will spend the evening sharing on how you can better prepare yourself for technical interviews. The evening will begin with a general overview for technical interviews, with the latter half breaking off into two groups: Software Engineering/Development and Data Science. Please come ready with your questions!

Food will not be provided for this event, please have your dinners beforehand. Please RSVP on Symplicity.

Date: Tuesday, 29 January 2019
Time: 7:00PM-9:00PM
Venue: Programme Room 1

Lunchtime Sharing Session with Duke-NUS/Singhealth
Join representative(s) from Duke-NUS who will be sharing more on research internship opportunities centering on health systems strengthening, aging, non-communicable disease epidemiology, obesity and clinical practice improvement.

Please note that the dresscode is Smart Casual and RSVP on Symplicity.

Students may grab lunch from the Saga Dining Hall and take it into the Saga Private Dining Room.

Date: Wednesday, 30 January 2019
Time: 12:00PM-1:30PM
Venue: Saga Private Dining Room

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

(NEW LOCATION) 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: Programme Room 2 (Library)

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

Discover the World of Publishing
Come out to meet & greet with publishers offering internships, representatives of the Singapore Book Publishers Association (SBPA) and Yale-NUS alumni who previously interned with publishers!

The former interns will spend some time sharing more about their experiences and provide you with hands-on tips on how you can make the most of your internship. Find out too from the publisher representatives from SBPA about the upcoming summer opportunities, how you can manage your expectations, as well as the internship application process!

Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP on Symplicity.

Date: Tuesday, 19 February 2019
Time: 12:00PM-1:30PM
Venue: Cendana Common Lounge

Common Good Collective
Are you interested in career opportunities for social impact? Do you want to connect with practitioners who are creating positive change in society? The Common Good Collective is the College’s largest gathering for social impact enthusiasts. This event will host numerous social impact organisations to share their work, and engage student talents, fellow practitioners and collaborators. Join us that evening to meet social impact drivers over a dinner reception.

Date: Wednesday, February 20
Time: 7.00 – 9.00 pm
Venue: Yale-NUS Performance Hall Foyer
RSVP on Symplicity.

How the World Works: A Project Manager’s Perspective
Have you ever wondered what project management is all about? What about change management within organizations?

Come out for a lunch sharing with representatives from The MovePlan Group that supports businesses across the globe through the challenge of change in the workplace. They will share more about what both project and change management are, as well as share from their personal work experiences.

Date: Wednesday, March 6
Time: 12:00PM to 1:30PM
Venue: Saga Common Lounge
RSVP on Symplicity

Political Consulting in Southeast Asia with Vriens and Partners
Join Managing Partner, Hans Vriens, and alumna, Cheryl Cosslett, 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.

Date: Thursday, March 7
Time: 6:00PM to 7:30PM
Venue: Saga Rector’s Commons
Dinner is provided

How to Use Networking for Internships & Jobs
Kevin Legg, Founder and Managing Partner of SAGE and former Managing Director of GLG has employed Yale students over the years for over a dozen internships and job roles, and has supported Yale-NUS students as an employer since the founding of the school in Singapore. In this talk, Kevin introduce “3 rules, and 1 metaphor” for how to use networking for getting internships and jobs.

SAGE is a Singapore headquartered Learning and Development company that designs and facilitates learning paths for individuals and teams at work. GLG is a technology-enabled learning platform that connects top professionals with experts. More than 1,400 companies use GLG to help solve complex strategic and operational challenges, test hypotheses, gain market feedback, and seek mentorship

Date: Wednesday, March 13
Time: 12:00PM to 1:30PM
Venue: Cendana Rector’s Commons
Please RSVP on Symplicity. Lunch is provided.

Evening with RICE Media
In collaboration with The Octant –

“Asia, Unfiltered” – RICE Media has been known to push boundaries in their work, bringing an alternative voice that speaks of issues from sex workers to politicians, contemporary art to street food, we bring fresh perspectives and bold commentary on everyday life in Asia. Come hear more from RICE Media’s own founder – Mark Tan! Bring your questions and hear him share more about their work and how RICE Media is bringing “change” to the journalism industry in Singapore.

Date: Tuesday, March 19
Time: 7:30PM to 9:00PM
Venue: Saga Common Lounge
Please RSVP on Symplicity. Dinner is provided.Corporate Social Responsibility Panel
In collaboration with I’dECO Yale-NUS Sustainability Movement –

What do organizations mean when they say Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)? How are companies working towards achieving these goals? Come on out to this CSR Panel, where four individuals from the palm oil industry, FMCG industry, finance industry and automotive industry will be sharing more on the type of CSR work in their respective areas of work.
Date: Thursday, March 21
Time: 6:30PM to 8:30PM
Venue: Saga Lecture Theatre
Please RSVP on Symplicity. Dinner is provided.Lunch with SGInnovate
Representatives from SGInnovate will be coming on campus to share more about who they are, how they can support students and would also love to meet with our students to find out more about Yale-NUS! To find out more about SGInnovate, please check out: https://www.sginnovate.com/
Date: Tuesday, March 26
Time: 12:00PM to 1:30PM
Venue: Cendana Rector’s Common
Please RSVP on Symplicity.