Yale Career Panels: A Candid View of Venture Capital and Private Equity

This event is the 52nd in a series covering different professions and career issues. There have been 42 Yale Career Panels and nine Yale Career Fireside Chats.

Organized nine years ago by a group of Yale alumni volunteers, these panels strive to provide candid, unvarnished views of featured professions. Our panelists for this event are in venture capital and private equity. They will be able to share their perspectives about each profession and also provide the audience with a comparison.

The panel discussion will be broadcast via an interactive streaming video platform that will allow Yale students and alumni to ask questions of the panel and interact with each other. There will be a networking period after the one-hour panel has ended.

Previous Yale Career Fireside Chats and Yale Career Panels

The 42 previous Yale Career Panels have covered architecture, artificial intelligence, boutique consulting, consulting (three times), education, entrepreneurism (three times), film and drama, finance and investing, internet and data services, investment banking (four times), investing, government service, journalism and publishing, legal (five times), medical (five times), medical devices, music, non-profit organizations, politics - the election process, Post-Ph.D. non-academic careers, product management, R&D, real estate, sales, start-ups, and a comparison of investing/investment banking/consulting. 

In 2016, we started a series called, “Yale Career Fireside Chats.”  This series spotlights issues and opportunities which may be encountered during your professional career.  So far, our 9 fireside chats have covered “Diversity, Equity and Inclusion,” “Managing Major Career Changes,” “Serving on Boards,” “The Art of Networking,” “Cybersecurity”, “ Managing Your Career in a Covid-19 Downturn,” Lessons from Kevin Ryan, a Veteran Entrepreneur,” “How has the Pandemic Impacted our Careers and Work-Life?,” and “How to Ace Your Interviews.” 

The recorded Yale Career Panels and Fireside Chats can be viewed at yalecareerpanels.com.

Series Sponsors

This series is jointly supported by various organizations at Yale University and Yale Alumni organizations, including the Yale Office of Career Strategy, the Yale Alumni Association (YAA), the Yale School of Management, Students and Alumni of Yale (STAY), the Junior Class Council (JCC), the Yale.nyc (the Yale alumni association in New York City), and the Association of Asian American Yale Alumni (AAAYA).

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