Science Alumni-Student Networking Evening 2017
The Alumni-Student Networking Evening 2017 was held on 10 March.
A total of 85 Science undergraduates participated in this event organised in collaboration by the Faculty of Science and the NUS Students’ Science Club Alumni Relations Sub-Committee.
12 alumni mentors from various industries and majors were invited, and they shared their career experiences and interacted with the undergraduates during the networking session held after the panel.
At the panel session, students had insightful discussions with the alumni on interview techniques, career progression, as well as their career aspirations and dream jobs. The alumni also shared with the students on how to stand out during interviews and how some companies conduct headhunting through LinkedIn profiles.
Headshot services - “Picture Perfect” was previously introduced by the NUS Students’ Science Club Alumni Relations Sub-Committee and this year continued by popular demand. Professional headshot and make-up services were provided to the students to enhance their image for their resumes and online career profiles.
The event was well-received, with positive feedback from various participants.
CHUA Wei Jie said, “I enjoyed the sessions! Cassandra from Food Panda gave me new insights about how the working world is like.”
Jeslyn LEE Chun Wei said, “I was unsure about my future path but through the networking session, I learnt of the alumni’s experiences which resonated with me. Their sharing also helped dispel my fears and encouraged me to explore my interests.”
Samantha ONG Kah Ling said, “Talking to alumni from different fields encouraged me to be venturesome instead of limiting my options.”
From left: Alumni Ms Joyce Fu, Mr Aaron Tan, Dr Victor Sim, Mr Low Lerh Feng, Mr Bryan Leong and Mr Fung Fun Man shared their work experiences at the panel discussion
Students had the opportunity to engage the alumni through a Q&A session at the panel discussion
Students interacted with the alumni at a networking session after the event