On Tuesday afternoon, Stanford Career Education (BEAM) hosted the 2018 Venture: Startup Careers Fair.
Meg Garlinghouse, the head of social impact at LinkedIn, spoke about networking and philanthropy on Tuesday night at the “Kickstart Your Social Impact Career” event, an annual career fair that connects students interested in public service with prospective employers.
Throughout the year, BEAM, Stanford’s Career Education Center, strives to hold inclusive events with opportunities for all majors and industries, but some non-“techie” students say they’ve still been disappointed in the offerings, something BEAM says it’s continually working to address.
“I thought [the career fair] was just the farmer’s market expanded,” one shocked student said while exiting White Plaza last week. The anonymous quote sent to the popular Facebook page, “Things Overheard at Stanford,” renders a quite accurate image of large-scale career fairs at Stanford. Renamed “Venture” events this year, career fairs are widely known…