Extension School

2020 Sep 24

HES: Smithsonian National Museum of American History Information Session

1:00pm to 1:30pm

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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

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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

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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)
2020 Sep 14

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

1:00pm to 2:15pm

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Virtual
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 & LinkedIn Trainer, Sabrina Woods, www.... Read more about HES: LinkedIn for Networking, Career Building & The Job Search
2020 Sep 03

HES: Intro to the Office of Career Services (OCS)-What Career Resources are Available to Admitted Degree Students and Alumni?

1:00pm to 1:30pm

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Virtual
Wondering about all of the various career services available to Harvard Extension School admitted degree students or alumni? Not sure where to begin? Join this informative session to learn about the Office of Career Services, and all of the opportunities available to you! Presented by Shoshana Mavor, Assistant Director Harvard Extension School Career Events and Employer Relations and Linda Spencer, Associate Director, OCS. For Matriculated Degree Candidates and Alumni. To participate, pre-register at https://attendee.... Read more about HES: Intro to the Office of Career Services (OCS)-What Career Resources are Available to Admitted Degree Students and Alumni?
2020 Oct 20

Graduate School of Education: Pathways

4:00pm to 5:00pm

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Virtual
Interested in Graduate School of Education and want to learn more? Considering graduate schools and need help with a strategy? Harvard College alumni will share information about their background and path to graduate school. Leah Amos, Assistant Director of Admissions at HGSE, will provide a general overview of graduate school in education as well as specific information about the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Cosponsored by the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Please register in Read more about Graduate School of Education: Pathways
2020 Sep 29

HES: Ace Your Interview

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Virtual
Interview skills can make or break your chance of receiving an offer. This webinar will focus on the dynamics of conducting a winning interview. Learn how to effectively prepare and research for an interview, and how to handle difficult questions. Strategies for in-person, phone and video interviews will be covered. Presented by Linda Spencer, Associate Director, OCS. To participate, pre-register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6838405280030497552. Please join at least five minutes before the workshop is... Read more about HES: Ace Your Interview
2020 Sep 22

HES: Leveraging Your Degree or Certificate for Internal Career Mobility

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Virtual
Have you been thinking about how to leverage your degree or certificate in your current workplace? Do you want to learn helpful ways to navigate potential career paths within your organization? Join this session as we explore how to begin your internal job search, have a conversation with your manager and creating and leveraging your internal network. Presented by Kathy Baron, Vice President, Growth Initiatives Pearl Meyer Partners, formerly Director, Workforce Planning... Read more about HES: Leveraging Your Degree or Certificate for Internal Career Mobility
2020 Sep 16

HES: Navigating a Successful Career Change

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Virtual
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/957580477451752720. Please join at least five minutes before the workshop is scheduled to begin.
2020 Sep 08

HES: Ace Your Interview

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Virtual
Interview skills can make or break your chance of receiving an offer. This webinar will focus on the dynamics of conducting a winning interview. Learn how to effectively prepare and research for an interview, and how to handle difficult questions. Strategies for in-person, phone and video interviews will be covered. Presented by Linda Spencer, Associate Director, OCS. To participate, pre-register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7200596504847399440. Please join at least five minutes before the workshop is... Read more about HES: Ace Your Interview
2020 Nov 10

HES: Working in the Gig Economy- Creating a Portfolio Career

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Virtual
Are you looking for flexibility, more variety in the skills you use, independence from office politics and the ability to shift your work as the demands of your life change? If so, working in the gig economy by creating a portfolio career might be the answer. Instead of working a traditional full-time job, portfolio careers allow you to work multiple “gigs” made up of a combination of project work, contract work, part-time work and self-employment. Since 50% of jobs in the future will be of a gig nature (depending on industry), learning how you can become part of this new economy is a... Read more about HES: Working in the Gig Economy- Creating a Portfolio Career
2020 Oct 15

Media, Marketing, Humanities, & Creative Careers Expo

2:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Virtual
Join us for the virtual Media, Marketing, Humanities, & Creative Careers 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 Media, Marketing, Humanities, & Creative Careers Expo website: https://ocs.fas.harvard.edu/m3expo

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