Making Connections

  • 2019 Jan 23

    GSAS: Networking for Researchers

    10:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Lamont Library Forum Room, Cambridge, MA 02138 (Bring your Harvard ID!)

    Networking can often feel daunting, yet it’s essential to be successful in any career path. All of us can benefit from a more systematic approach to networking. In this lecture, Jean-Luc Doumont will cover approaches to effective networking (with a focus on conferences and other academic settings), both face-to-face and online, each time offering concrete, readily applicable tips. Jean-Luc is acclaimed worldwide for his no-nonsense approach, and his highly applicable, often life-changing, recommendations on a wide range of topics of interest to researchers. This event is open to GSAS...

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  • 2019 Feb 05

    US Job Search for International Students

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
    Are you an international student interested in pursuing a job in the US? Learn how to invest your limited time and give yourself the best chance of finding a U.S. job with visa sponsorship. Learn tips for how to overcome shyness and strategies for navigating the U.S. job market. Presented by Dan Beaudry, author of “Power Ties: The International Student’s Guide to Finding Jobs in the United States.” Dan is the former head of campus recruiting at Monster.com and the former Associate Director of Corporate Recruiting at Boston University.... Read more about US Job Search for International Students
  • 2019 Feb 07

    Maximizing LinkedIn for Networking & Job Searching

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
    Join us for this hands-on, interactive workshop where you will be guided step-by-step through the process of enhancing your LinkedIn profile and networking for job leads. We will discuss changing your headline, adding skills, enhancing your summary, and adding links and documents to show examples of your work. Additional topics will include: ways to reach out to alumni and other professionals, asking for in-person networking meetings (often called informational interviews) and how to join and benefit from participating in groups. This session will be taught by Career Coach & LinkedIn... Read more about Maximizing LinkedIn for Networking & Job Searching
  • 2019 Feb 08

    HES: LinkedIn for Networking, Career Building & The Job Search (Webinar)

    1:00pm to 2:15pm

    LinkedIn is an incredibly powerful tool for building and maintaining your professional network. Join us to be guided step-by-step through enhancing your profile and networking for job leads. We'll discuss your headline, skills, summary, and adding links to show examples of your work. Additional topics: ways to reach out to alumni and other professionals, asking for informational interviews, growing your reputation and how to benefit from participating in groups. This session will be taught by Career Coach... Read more about HES: LinkedIn for Networking, Career Building & The Job Search (Webinar)
  • 2019 Feb 12

    HES: Networking: Make Your Contacts Count (Webinar)

    1:00pm to 2:00pm

    Studies continue to show that networking is the most effective job search strategy. Learn step-by-step how to implement this strategy. Learn how to build relationships and connect with people who can help you explore career options, and lead you to the type of job or internship you are seeking. Conquer your fear and learn how to start networking today. To participate, pre-register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8492102641634680065. Please join at least five minutes before the workshop is scheduled to... Read more about HES: Networking: Make Your Contacts Count (Webinar)
  • 2019 Feb 13

    How to Work the Startup Career Fair

    4:30pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
    Are you attending the Startup Career Fair? Learn how to make connections and stand out at this fair, and everywhere you go, to improve your chances of getting a great job! PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
  • 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 Mar 13

    GSAS: Discover Great Jobs through Informational Interviews

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
    The best way to find the perfect job is to meet with and gather information from people already working in your field of interest, and along the way, you'll discover new opportunties you hadn't expected. Learn practical tips from OCS, and hear from a PhD candidate who successfully used informational interviewing to build connections and find new opportunities. This workshop will demystify the process of informational interviewing so you can actually get out there and network your way into a fabulous job!... Read more about GSAS: Discover Great Jobs through Informational Interviews
  • 2019 Apr 02

    HES: Networking: Make Your Contacts Count (Webinar)

    1:00pm to 2:00pm

    Studies continue to show that networking is the most effective job search strategy. Learn step-by-step how to implement this strategy. Learn how to build relationships and connect with people who can help you explore career options, and lead you to the type of job or internship you are seeking. Conquer your fear and learn how to start networking today. To participate, pre-register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3639685149375511553. Please join at least five minutes before the workshop is scheduled to... Read more about HES: Networking: Make Your Contacts Count (Webinar)

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