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With our new online collection of videos, you can hear from Yale alumni, staff, and other distinguished panelists as they discuss their career paths and offer advice on getting started with an pursuing a career.

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Everything You Wanted to Know About Biotech Venture Capital

Jeroen Bakker, Associate, Merck Ventures Merck Ventures is the corporate, strategic venture arm of Merck KGaA. Merck is a leading science and technology company specializing in healthcare, life science and performance materials. Merck Ventures invests globally in emerging companies active in areas strategic to Merck. Their investment team is located in Amsterdam, Boston, Tel Aviv, Geneva and Darmstadt.

What are Creative Careers: Entry Level Hollywood

Kate Lupo, Founder A workshop and industry conversation, focused on the business side of Hollywood: learn the insider tactics needed to prepare for opportunities at talent agencies, management companies, studios, networks, and production companies.

Recent AMCAS Applicant Panel: Tips and Tricks to Stand Out

The panelists will provide tips regarding the AMCAS application. This will include a discussion of the application timeline, components of the application, common challenges, and any other pertinent information.

Life in Medical School

The presenters will discuss each year of medical school and what comprises their year as well as a comparison of how the years change. They will also describe what aspects of each year they enjoy the most. They will also speak about their individual experiences with research, MD-PhD program, work/life balance, and choosing the right medical school.

The Artist & the Industry: Bringing Your Yale Experience to Stage and Screen

A professional panel and reception moderated by Broadway producer Debbie Bisno and focused on career strategies for the theater, film, television, and entertainment industries.

Conducting the Job Search

This session will help you to develop a strategy for your job search, and inform you of the ways to pursue opportunities through both on- and off-campus recruiting. You'll learn how to reach out to contacts and conduct research to uncover more contacts, opportunities, and information. The "Your Career Strategy 101" workshop has been re-titled to "Conducting the Job Search".

How to Overcome a Career Slump

From time to time all of us can experience a career slump; however, it can be a meaningful experience. It allows us to identify the gaps in our work and career. Together we will explore your interests, motivated skills, personality style, needs and values to allow you to achieve greater career satisfaction.

Your Active Job/Internship Search

Looking for that summer internship or full-time job? Have you poured through various databases and still have trouble finding the opportunity that’s right for you? In this session, learn about an array of job/internship search tools that will help maximize your efforts, learn how to articulate your career interests with employer contacts, and learn how to begin to develop your professional network, regardless of your stage in the process!

Welcome Talk: Understanding the Academic Job Search

This talk will introduce you to the essential elements of planning for an academic career. Topics will include: understanding the job market cycle and the realities of the academic job market, determining readiness to go on the market and identifying job opportunities, understanding how to present yourself for different types of institutions, how search committees work and preparing for screening interviews.

Academic Job Search & Preparing the Cover Letter in Humanities

This workshop will provide a general introduction to the academic job search in the humanities, touching on the job market cycle and understanding how search committees work. We will then take a closer look at the essential elements of your cover letter, best practices and common mistakes, and discuss ways of tailoring your application.

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