There are many ways to learn more about venture capital and careers in the field. The U.S. Small Business Administration offers a concise overview of venture capital at https://www.sba.gov/content/venture-capital. You should also check out venture capital bogs such as the Wall Street Journal’s Venture Capital Dispatch, http://blogs.wsj.com/venturecapital. Talk to venture capital associates about their careers. Try to develop relationships on LinkedIn or ask your professors to recommend some venture capitalists who would be willing to discuss their careers and what a typical day on the job is like for associates.
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