Student Opportunities

March 23, 2021:

Careers, Life, and Yale Presents Driving Accountability in US Pharma: The Valisure Story

Date:  Thursday, March 25th
Time:  8:00 PM US Eastern

Speaker:  David Light '08


David Light '08 is one of the founders of Valisure.  Since its founding in 2015 at Yale Science Park, Valisure's core mission has always been to independently check the chemical makeup of medications before they reach consumers and deliver that transparency and visible quality assurance to patients, doctors, and the broader healthcare ecosystem.  Stemming from this work, Valisure has been responsible for nationwide recalls of medications prescribed tens of millions of times each year.  Join us on Thursday, 3/25 to hear more about the Valisure story and about David's experiences as a biotech entrepreneur! 

March 22, 2021:

The Yale Student Business Society is excited to announce the 2021 Life Science Career Fair that will be held virtually on April 28th-29th! We welcome all graduate students, professional students, post-docs, and undergraduates interested in the life sciences to participate in networking and career exploration opportunities provided at this event. The Life Science Career Fair will feature industry-leading companies in the fields of Biotech, Pharmaceutical, Consulting, Venture Capital, and other Non-academic Careers, providing trainees with opportunities to learn about the diverse career paths available in the life sciences. Interactive Q&A panel events led by industry professionals and former Yale alumni will allow for thoughtful discussions on key topics in their respective fields. Additionally, participants will be able connect with professionals and alumni in these fields through both one-on-one networking opportunities and booths with company representatives.

An information session regarding the career fair will be held on March 23rd at 5 PM. Please RSVP here to learn more about the career fair. A Zoom invite link for this event will be sent out on March 22nd.

Please register here to participate in the Life Science Career Fair! Early registration deadline for one-on-one networking will close on Friday, April 9th, and late registration will remain open until Sunday, April 25th. More information about the career fair can be found on our website and flyer.

Interested in updates on the Career Fair and more industry-related events? Stay tuned by subscribing to the YSBS listserv!

March 12, 2021:

Please join us for the upcoming PEB Career Series seminar to hear from three investigators at NIH’s National Institution of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB), leading research labs in different areas, having been trained as an engineer, biologist, and biophysicist during their PhD.

The format will be short, ~10 min talks from each of the panelists about their career path with a brief overview of their research, followed by Q&A session where you will be able to ask questions.

When: Thursday, March 18, 12-1pm
Zoom link: Zoom Link:

February 22, 2021:

YGCC 2021 CASE COMPETITION – Schedule Announced and Information Session

The YGCC is delighted to announce its 10th Annual Case Competition to be held on Thursday, April 15th, 2021. Participants from Yale and other top schools will have the opportunity to apply their analytic skills to solve an exciting real-world business problem, as they compete for prize money and recognition. Consultants from top firms such as McKinsey, Bain and ClearView will join us as judges. You will also have the opportunity to connect with these consultants, recruiters, consulting offerees and peers during the competition.

All non-MBA graduate students, master students, postdocs, undergraduates and recent graduates are welcome to apply. Please check the flyer and our website for the general timeline and details. Please email for questions.

Come to our info session to learn more about the case competition. We will be holding two info sessions with networking this year so that you will be able to pick either one that works best for your schedule. Individuals will have the opportunity to form teams at the networking event following the info sessions. We look forward to seeing you there.

Check the info session flyer and click HERE to sign up.

Choose between the two dates of our info sessions -
Thursday, March 4th, 2021, 6 PM – 7 PM EST
Friday, March 19th, 2021, 6 PM – 7 PM EST

The corresponding Zoom link will be sent out after sign-up.

February 18, 2021:

The LLAMB lab at Haskins Laboratories and the Yale School of Medicine is looking for subjects (ages 18-40) to participate in a combined fMRI and fNIRS study (IRB Protocol# 2000026940). The study involves two ~35-minute sessions in the scanner with the fNIRS cap on. One visit will consist of movie watching and the other will involve a language task and a visual paradigm. Each visit as a whole takes approximately 1.5 hours to complete from start to finish, and you will be compensated $30 per hour for your participation.

The study will take place at the Brain Imaging Center at 8 Hillhouse Avenue suite 108. If you're interested in participating, please email and we will provide you with a pre-screening questionnaire to ensure that you are eligible for the study. If you have any questions regarding the study, please don't hesitate to reach out!

February 3, 2021:

Yale Graduate Student Consulting Club (YGCC)

Are you interested in consulting but do not know where to start? Are you actively preparing to apply and interview for the coming recruiting cycle? Are you in search of a community to keep motivated in the job search process?

Please save the date for the YGCC 2021 Kickoff meeting at 6 pm on 2/9 (Tuesday).

We will introduce you to consulting and the new YGCC 2021 leadership team, and lay out the yearly plan of workshops and events.

Register here or use the following URL:

Please contact co-VPs of Programming Ruonan ( or Gourav ( for questions.

January 25, 2021:

Innovation Olympics Consulting Competition - a great opportunity for Pro Bono consulting experience with well-known companies

The Innovation Olympics is the world's largest corporate consulting competition in which top MBA, Masters, and PhD students solve innovation challenges for some of the world's best known companies. In this program, participants receive training and certification on a world-class innovation methodology from the Global Innovation Management Institute and compete over the 8-week program to win a cash prize.

This is a great opportunity for to develop new capabilities, expand your network, and work on real consulting projects. Therefore, we are inviting you to attend an Information Session for the Innovation Olympics on Wednesday, Jan 27th from 5-6pm EST. This session will cover the following topics:

  • Innovation Olympics Overview
  • Expectations of and Benefits for Students
  • How to Apply
  • Best Practices to Win the Competition

Please register for this Information Session by completing this Zoom Registration Form

In the meantime, please visit and view this flyer to learn more about the program. If you have any questions, please direct them to the Co-VPs of Pro Bono of the Yale Graduate Student Consulting Club (YGCC), Helena  ( and Wei (

January 12, 2021:

Graduate Student Science Writing Workshop

March 16, 2010 & March 23, 2020, 2:30pm – 4:30pm

Workshop objectives: This workshop will introduce science graduate students to writing about science for a broad, non-scientist audience.

Workshop registration:  Workshop registration is open to graduate students (postdocs are also welcome).  To register, please complete the registration form. Should you have any questions, please contact Deanna Brunson

Meeting place: via Zoom. Link will be supplied, at a later date, to all those who are register. 

For additional information visit the EEB website at

December 11, 2020:

Yale Undergraduate Research Journal Call for Submissions

The Yale University President’s Public Service Fellowship seeks outstanding Yale undergraduate, graduate and professional students not in their final year of study to work with organizations that promote economic growth, human development, and neighborhood vitality in New Haven.

Fellowship awards range from $5,850 to $9,000 based on experience, degree pending, and weeks worked.
Fellowship placements range from 8-11 weeks from June 1st through August 13th.
All students may apply for placements proposed by local non-profit and public sector organizations that are posted on the PPSF website.
Please note: at this time, in light of the ongoing pandemic, all Summer 2021 PPSF Fellowship placements will be remote, work-from-home placements. If restrictions are lifted by the University, all students accepted as 2021 Fellows will be notified of any changes to the program.

For more information, and to download the application materials, log on to the PPSF website or contact PPSF Director Karen King (

Application Deadline:
Friday, February 19, 2021 at 4pm

December 4, 2020:

YYGS hires Yale graduate and undergraduate students to work as instructional staff in our summer academic enrichment program for high school students.  Our instructional staff gain valuable experience designing their own curriculum, organizing and conducting academic seminars, and mentoring high school students. 

For a detailed job description and the application link, click HERE.
YYGS will be conducting a remote informational webinar for prospective instructional staff applicants on Friday, December 11 at 7pm (EST).  You may register to attend the webinar HERE.

Prospective applicants are also encouraged to contact me with any questions or comments at:
Zoom Link:

November 30, 2020:

Want to excel as a mentor to undergraduates? Join the Academic Strategies Office and a panel of undergrads to learn about how to best support your undergraduate mentee! The event is on December 1 at 8:00pm EST.
Registration Link:
Zoom Link:

November 30, 2020:

The Yale Interpreter Network (YIN) provides high-quality, pro-bono interpretation and translation services to bridge the gap between Limited English Proficient community members and social services. The immigrant community often faces language barriers when seeking services like mental health care and legal assistance. Many organizations would like to accommodate this community but often lack the resources to do so. Time commitment can be anywhere from once a year to once a week, and you will make a significant impact in our community. Please complete this form if you’re interested in participating and contact with any questions.

November 17, 2020:

The Flipped Science Fair (FSF) will be holding information sessions (12/1 and 12/3) to generate interest and recruit presenters for virtual events in the spring! Please join us for an info session, where you will learn about the FSF and begin to distill your research message to effectively communicate with a broad audience. RSVP here:

The FSF flips the traditional science fair format on its head: middle school student judges evaluate graduate students and postdocs presenting their current research in all aspects of STEM and social sciences. In our virtual format, two presenters go head to head in a friendly science battle and the student audience decides the winner! Workshops leading up to the event help presenters tailor their research pitch to a general audience, with emphasis on keeping things exciting, understandable, and relevant.

Info session dates and times are as follows:
Tuesday, 12/1, 10 AM - 11 AM
Thursday, 12/3, 7 PM - 8 PM

Please feel free to reach out to Richard Crouse with any questions.