Workshop or Orientation

  • 2019 Feb 20

    HES: Getting the Most Out of Career Fairs (Webinar)

    1:00pm to 1:30pm

    Career fairs can be a great opportunity to meet employers and to gather information from a wide variety of industries. Learn how to maximize and plan your time before, during, and after the fairs—including how to write and present an effective professional pitch. To participate, pre-register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5790832370119322881. Please join at least five minutes before the workshop is scheduled to begin.... Read more about HES: Getting the Most Out of Career Fairs (Webinar)
  • 2019 Feb 20

    A Guide to Meals, Manners, and Mastering Conversation on the Job Search

    4:30pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
    Unsure what to do during interviews and networking dinners? Do you often feel tongue-tied in these situations? Employers are often looking for candidates with strong communication skills, including those who can handle themselves in all types of networking situations. Join us to learn tips on how to present yourself with polish. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
  • 2019 Feb 20

    Fashion: Explore Pathways

    4:30pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
    Come hear from alumni working in different aspects of fashion about exciting career opportunities in the field. Also learn about the YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund and how you can apply!
    • Lindsay Rosenblum MBA ‘19, Pre-MBA Intern at Margaux, Former Manager of Global Retail Wardrobing at Ralph Lauren 
    • Ricardo Media ‘13, Ecommerce Assistant Manager at Furla & Former YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund Award Winner 
    • Kacey Gills ’19, Intern at BRAG (Black Retail Action Group) & Fashion Office Intern at Bloomingdales, Founder & Owner of...
    Read more about Fashion: Explore Pathways
  • 2019 Feb 20

    Planning Your Gap Year(s) Before Medical School: Private Sector Options

    5:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    OCS, 54 Dunster Street, Cambridge, MA, 02138
    Thinking of taking a gap year? Have you considered spending a year or two in a health-related business setting? Come meet a panel of Harvard alumni who have pursued these options and gone on to apply to medical school. The panelists will share their experiences and insights on how to plan a gap year in the private, for-profit sector and how to manage the medical school application process during those gap years. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
  • 2019 Feb 21

    Biotech, Pharma, and Healthcare Pathways

    4:30pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138

    The health sciences field is growing, with thriving opportunities at biotechnology and pharmaceutical organizations. Learn more about the impact technology is making on healthcare innovation and gain insight on what it takes to make an impact on the future of healthcare.

    Panelists include:

     

    • Jenna Eun, PhD ’13 (UW-Madison) Johnson & Johnson: Senior Data Scientist
    • Patrick Guertin, MS (Northeastern), ...
    Read more about Biotech, Pharma, and Healthcare Pathways
  • 2019 Feb 21

    International Development Graduate School: Focus on HKS MPA/ID

    4:30pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK St, Wexner 102
    Interested in working in international development and considering graduate school in the future? Did you know that people usually apply to the MPA/ID (Master in Public Administration/International Development) Program after gaining several years of work experience? Learn about the MPA/ID Program, opportunities in international development, and how you can start to prepare now. MPA/ID graduates hold influential policy and management positions in a wide range of international organizations, national governments, central and regional banks, non-profit organizations, consulting companies,... Read more about International Development Graduate School: Focus on HKS MPA/ID
  • 2019 Feb 21

    Building Your Writing Portfolio

    4:30pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Alums whose careers rely on strong writing and critical thinking skills offer advice about how to build your writing portfolio for the job market.

    Panelists Include:

    • Melanie Long ’10 - Assistant Director, Communications Creative Services at Harvard University Alumni Affairs & Development  
    • Dr. Carrie Andersen ’08 – Senior Content Strategist at Wayfair
    • Erin Fahy ’13 -  Senior Copywriter at Overseas Adventure Travel
    • Stephanie Shing ‘10 - Marketing Content Specialist at Pearson
     ... Read more about Building Your Writing Portfolio
  • 2019 Feb 21

    Consulting 101 - Preparing for Fall Recruiting

    5:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    66 Winthrop Street (across from OCS)
    What is a consultant, and what does someone in this role actually do? How can someone be successful going through the recruiting process for jobs and internships in consulting? What is a case interview, and how can a student best prepare for one? A panel of Harvard alumni and seniors will answer these questions and more as they talk about working in consulting and what it takes to be successful. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
  • 2019 Feb 25

    HES: Positioning Your Extension School Degree & Certificate to Employers (Webinar)

    1:00pm to 1:30pm

    Join us for a webinar discussion about how to position your Harvard Extension School experience with potential employers. Have you ever been asked what is the Harvard Extension School, and why did you choose to attend? This webinar will explore these questions as well as how to represent the Harvard Extension School on your resume, at interviews and networking events. To participate, pre-register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4782585705006889473. Please join at least five minutes before the workshop is... Read more about HES: Positioning Your Extension School Degree & Certificate to Employers (Webinar)

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