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The Career Development Office offers a range of events for students. Click to see a full listing of all events on the YLS calendar.

January 29 Wednesday

Networking for Career Success

12:10PM to 1:30PM

SLB Room 121

Join Diane Darling, author of Networking for Career Successand theNetworking Survival Guide for an interactive conversation through which you will gain the skills and confidence to use your voice for optimal effect in your interactions.  Learn how to network strategically for professional growth; self-advocate for success in your own career; and embrace the habits of effective networkers.  Lunch will be served. Please RSVP here

February 6 Thursday

Clerkships: Some Faculty Perspectives

12:10PM to 1:30PM

SLB Room 129

Come hear faculty offer their perspectives on the merits and drawbacks of clerking, as well as whether clerking matters for various career paths. Panelists will be: Professors Oona Hathaway, John Morley, Marisol Orihuela, and Cristina Rodríguez. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP to make sure we have an accurate count for lunch.

February 12 Wednesday

Some Clerkship Nuts & Bolts with Prof. Oona Hathaway and CDO's Marilyn

12:10PM to 1:00PM

SLB Room 129

Join Prof. Oona Hathaway, current chair of the faculty clerkships committee, and Judicial Clerkships Director Marilyn Drees for a conversation about clerkship pros/cons, scheduling, researching judges, and identifying/approaching potential recommenders. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP here for an accurate head count and include any dietary restrictions.

February 13 Thursday

Chirelstein Colloquium: A Conversation with Michèle O. Penzer '93, Managing Partner, New York Office, Latham & Watkins LLP

12:00PM to 1:30PM

SLB Room 128

Lunch will be available starting at 12:00 pm; the talk will begin at 12:15 pm.

Please RSVP to the Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law by Thursday, February 6, 2020. 

February 24 Monday

Real Talk on Management Consulting and a Case Interview Crash Course

12:10PM to 1:00PM

SLB Room 110

What is management consulting? How do I navigate a case interview? What’s it like to go from getting a JD to becoming a consultant? Come hear real talk on management consulting, and get a case interview crash course, from three JD-holding Bain & Co. Management Consultants: Harrison Marks, YLS '15, Ted Lee, YLS '18, and Cory Needle. Please RSVP here for an accurate head count and include any dietary restrictions.

March 3 Tuesday

Crash Course in Private Equity

12:10PM to 1:00PM

SLB Room 128

Please join Benjamin Clinger YLS/SOM '08 and Nadia Karkar, M&A partners in Kirkland & Ellis LLP’s San Francisco office, for an interactive conversation about private equity practice and what it takes to succeed in the field.
Lunch will be provided.

April 2 Thursday

Chirelstein Colloquium: Osamu Watanabe '85, General Counsel, Moelis & Company

12:00PM to 1:30PM

Calabresi Faculty Lounge

Osamu Watanabe '85 is General Counsel at Moelis & Company. He was previously General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of Sagent Advisors and prior to that held senior positions at UBS, Credit Suisse First Boston and Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, including General Counsel to GRP Partners, a venture capital fund affiliated with Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette.

April 8 Wednesday

Chirelstein Colloquium: Umar Farooq '00, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

12:00PM to 1:30PM

Calabresi Faculty Lounge

Umar Farooq '00, Managing Director, Head of Digital Treasury Services and Head of Blockchain for the Corporate and Investment Bank, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

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