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2021 Jan 29

Biotech, Pharma, & Healthcare Expo

2:30pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Virtual

Join us for the virtual Biotech, Pharma, & Healthcare Expo! Career fairs and expos are a great way to meet representatives from different types of organizations, to learn about internship and full-time positions, and to discover exciting opportunities within the field. 

For more information about this event, including the list of participating organizations, please visit the Biotech, Pharma, & Healthcare Expo website.

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2021 Jan 21

Harvard Kennedy School Virtual Site Visit

1:00pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

Virtual
Join this visit to learn about the professional master’s degree programs in Public Policy and Public Administration offered at Harvard Kennedy School (HKS). The Director of Admissions will provide information about the different master’s programs, application process and financial aid opportunities. HKS students/alumni who earned their undergraduate degree from Harvard College will also join to offer their perspective.... Read more about Harvard Kennedy School Virtual Site Visit
2021 Jan 19

RTI Virtual Site Visit

2:30pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Virtual

Join this virtual visit to learn about RTI International, an independent, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition in the following practice areas: Health, Education and Workforce Development, International Development, Energy Research, Environmental Sciences, Social and Justice Policy, Food Security and Agriculture, and Innovation Ecosystems.

With headquarters in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina and offices in 25 countries worldwide, RTI addresses critical problems with scientific rigor and technical proficiency. Staff of nearly 6,000 work...

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2020 Dec 02

FLP Speaker Series: Theresa McCulla, Curator, Smithsonian Institution [Food Literacy Project Event]

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Webinar

Theresa is a historian of the 19th and 20th centuries in the United States. Her scholarship investigates how Americans have used material and visual culture to define race, ethnicity, and gender, especially in the realm of food and drink.

As the curator of the American Brewing History Initiative at the Smithsonian Institution, Theresa collects objects, documents, and oral histories from the talented women and men who make the American brewing industry the most creative in the world.

The Initiative is the first national-scale, scholarly effort to collect the...

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2020 Nov 06

Coffee with an FLP Alum: Lia Mondavi, Growth Marketing Manager, Pasta Evangelists [Food Literacy Project Event]

10:30am to 11:30am

Location: 

Webinar

From the Food Literacy Project:

"COVID-19 is changing how we think about food systems and even where we get our food, all across the globe. Pasta Evangelists is a UK-based fresh pasta delivery company. Their ingredients are sourced seasonally and sustainably from a network of small farmers and local growers across Italy. They source San Marzano tomatoes from growers around Mount Vesuvius, toasted hazelnuts from Piedmont, black truffles from Umbria, and bright, emerald-green pistachios from sun-baked Sicily.

This virtual event is open to all Harvard students and...

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2020 Nov 16

Having Justice as a Client: Four Decades as a Lawyer for the Feds

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Virtual

PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.

SPEAKER: DOUGLAS LETTER, GENERAL COUNSEL OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
—in an off-the-record conversation with Keith Raffel, Mather House Resident Scholar and former counsel to the Senate Intelligence Committee.

Have you thought about a legal career in the federal government? Wonder what’s it like spending 40 years...

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2020 Nov 10

Building Toward a Career in Data Science

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Virtual
Are you interested in a career in data science, but unsure about how to develop the right technical expertise and business sense that are valued by employers in the data science space? David Wolski will help you identify what type of data scientist you want to be and devise a strategy for acquiring the right technical skills, building your personal brand, and establishing thought leadership for an impactful career in data science. David is an immunologist turned data scientist and currently the Data Science Lead for Interview Strategy at Insight Fellows.... Read more about Building Toward a Career in Data Science
2020 Sep 24

HES: Smithsonian National Museum of American History Information Session

1:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Virtual
HES, College, and GSAS students are welcome to attend. Caroline Fiertz, the Interns & Fellows Program Manager at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History (NMAH) will join us via a webinar to discuss the many internship and fellowship opportunities at the museum. Learn how to get involved in: archival work, collections management, digitization efforts curatorial practice and research, object conservation, museum education and public programs, exhibition... Read more about HES: Smithsonian National Museum of American History Information Session
2020 Sep 04

Virtual Coffee With Theresa McCulla, Curator, American History, Smithsonian Institution [Food Literacy Project Event]

9:30am to 10:30am

Location: 

Virtual

From Harvard's Food Literacy Project:

"Every month, hear from a Harvard Food Literacy Project alum who is working in the food industry! Learn more about how their interests in food became careers. These virtual coffee conversations are intended to be a fun, informal way to get to know an alum working in food and ask them your burning questions.

This month, we’re thrilled to welcome Theresa McCulla, ’04, ’12, who is a Curator at the Smithsonian Institution. Theresa is a historian of the 19th and 20th centuries in the United States. Her scholarship investigates how...

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2020 Nov 04

HES: Pursuing a PhD in the Arts & Sciences

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Virtual
If you are considering applying to PhD programs please join Laura Stark, PhD, of the Office of Career Services (OCS), for a discussion about earning a PhD. Laura will present some helpful tips for applying to PhD programs and discuss some essential questions you must consider before applying. She will also discuss the application process, how faculty admissions committees evaluate you, and actions you can take to strengthen your candidacy. To participate, pre-register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/... Read more about HES: Pursuing a PhD in the Arts & Sciences
2020 Sep 17

Global Development, Sustainability, & Conservation Professional in Residence Career Chat: Nancy Dammann ‘97 (Co-Executive Director of VASI)

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Virtual
Join us for a conversation with alumna Nancy Dammann ('97), who helps run VASI - a non-profit founded by nine rural communities in the Peruvian Amazon to address the threats of biodiversity loss, climate change, and extreme poverty. VASI works to conserve vulnerable ecosystems and landscapes while contributing to a higher quality of life for those in the region. Our world and the Amazon are at a critical point, biodiversity loss and climate change are recognized as threatening our very society, and the current pandemic both highlights these issues and puts the vulnerable communities in the... Read more about Global Development, Sustainability, & Conservation Professional in Residence Career Chat: Nancy Dammann ‘97 (Co-Executive Director of VASI)

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