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Panelists discuss various career areas including science and health policy, politics and international relations, media, and the arts.

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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.

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.

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.

Careers in Writing and Publishing Panel

Panelists with diverse writing and publishing experience share with you information about breaking into the field, their career paths, skills and experience that helped them succeed in their jobs and what types of opportunities are available in the field.

Careers in Start-Ups Panel

Learn from Yale alums and other entrepreneurs who have opted for the road less traveled. Our distinguished panelists discuss their professional trajectories and share advice with students contemplating entrepreneurial endeavors.

Careers in Media Panel

Have you ever wanted to be on television? How about working behind the scenes in TV, radio, or press? Learn about careers in media from Yale alums and find out how they started on the career paths which have led them to the jobs that they have today.

U.S. Department of State Information Session

Interested in working for the U.S. Department of State? Want to learn more about the Foreign Service? Watch this video to hear the latest advice and information from Foreign Service Officer and Diplomat in Residence for New England, Jon Danilowicz.

What is Government Consulting?

Learn about Government Consulting directly from representatives of Booz Allen Hamilton and Deloitte Federal Consulting who have served as government consulting analysts. They provide a candid view of what to expect, the work environment, and what they look for in strong candidates.

Yale School of Art Alumni Panel: Living and Sustaining a Creative Life

Sharon Louden is an artist, educator, and advocate. Her work has been exhibited in galleries and museums across the country. Louden is the editor of the Living and Sustaining a Creative Life series of books, which aim to showcase how artists’ creativity contributes to their communities and to the well-being of others. The first book in the series is in its seventh printing. She has taught studio and professional practice classes to students at all levels at several institutions. She graduated with an MFA from Yale in 1991. She will be moderating a panel with three other Yale alumni. Co-sponsored by the Traphagen Fund, the Poynter Fellowship, and the School of Art.

Yale in Hollywood Summer Internship Q&A

Have an interest in a Hollywood internship this summer? Already have an LA opportunity and want to discuss expectations? Want to learn more about the entertainment world and connect with alumni working in the industry? Alumni will be outlining the Yale in Hollywood Summer Internship program, the summer events already being planned and those being considered, as well as fielding any and all questions you'd like to pose.