Workshop or Orientation

  • 2020 Feb 25

    Environment & Climate Change: Career Pathways

    4:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138

    A changing climate is dramatically affecting many sectors and organizations, and opportunities to work within this field are varied. Attend this discussion to hear from panelists working in diverse industries and job functions related to the environment in nonprofit, corporate, and government settings. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.

    Panelists will include:

    • Kira Sargent (MLA '17) , Landscape Architect at Sasaki
    • Hannah Lyons-Galante...
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  • 2020 Feb 25

    MD-PhD: Is It Right For You?

    5:00pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    TBD
    Aspiring to be a physician and enjoying bench research? On the PhD track but long for patient interactions? Can’t decide between the MD, the PhD, or the combined MD/PhD program? Not sure what degree(s) you need to achieve your long term goals? Join the Directors and Deans of Admission from Harvard Medical School, Washington University, the University of Pennsylvania, and the Weill Cornell/Rockefeller/Sloan Kettering Tri-Institutional MD/PhD Program to discover whether MD-PhD training is the right path for you and to learn how to be a competitive applicant. Co-sponsored by the Harvard... Read more about MD-PhD: Is It Right For You?
  • 2020 Feb 25

    Paths to Medical School for Athletes: Gaining Traction in Pre-Health

    7:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    TBD
    There truly is no "average" or "typical" premed student—especially if you are an athlete! Hear about all the different ways to be premed at Harvard. Learn about all the paths to medical school (and the ways to get there such as non-science concentrations!) and how to put together your time at Harvard to have the most enjoyable experience possible while also being premed. This workshop is geared towards first-years and sophomore athletes, but all undergraduates are welcome.... Read more about Paths to Medical School for Athletes: Gaining Traction in Pre-Health
  • 2020 Feb 26

    HES: Navigating a Successful Career Change (Webinar)

    1:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Webinar
    Are you ready to make a career change? A career move can be a daunting process. Explore how to take stock and develop a realistic plan of action. Learn key steps to help facilitate an effective and successful career change. Presented by Linda Spencer, Associate Director, OCS. To participate, pre-register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6151733876046919692. Please join at least five minutes before the workshop is scheduled to begin.
  • 2020 Feb 26

    Future of Food: Career Pathways

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Alternative protein promises to shift our food supply away from its dependence on conventional animal agriculture and its consequences on climate change, global food insecurity, public health, and animal welfare. But transforming the food system is a vast, multidisciplinary effort that requires thinkers from all different disciplines ranging from synthetic biology and chemical engineering to economics and data science. Join this panel of scientists, entrepreneurs, policymakers, and movement-builders as they discuss the case for rethinking meat, illuminate diverse career pathways into the...

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  • 2020 Feb 27

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

    1:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Webinar
    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. Presented by Linda Spencer, Associate Director, OCS. To participate, pre-register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/244088686331160075. Please join at least five minutes before the workshop is scheduled to begin.
  • 2020 Feb 27

    GSAS: Powerful Presenting, featuring David Marino

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    GSAS Student Center: Graduate Student Lounge (Room 202)
    Learn to be a powerful presenter! Not everyone feels comfortable in front of a crowd. Whether it’s presenting your research, delivering a speech, or simply speaking up during a meeting or networking event, finding your true and confident voice can be a challenge. Using a theater-derived approach and practical "on-your-feet" exercises, this workshop will give you the tools required to engage your audience with warmth, confidence and clarity. Led by David Marino, improv and presentation expert.... Read more about GSAS: Powerful Presenting, featuring David Marino
  • 2020 Feb 27

    International Development Graduate School

    5:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    TBD
    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? Attend this info session to 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... Read more about International Development Graduate School

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