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2022 Feb 16

How to Start a Startup, with the Xfund team

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Virtual

What does it mean to start a startup? How do you come up with an idea, put together a team, and get the right resources to give it a shot? What are the trade-offs that founders make when they go down this path?  Come meet Patrick Chung, Brandon Farwell, and Jadyn Bryden of Harvard’s home-grown venture capital fund, Xfund (www.xfund.com) as they answer all your questions. This is the team that has backed companies like 23andMe, Kensho, Robinhood, SpaceX, and many more.

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2022 Feb 15

Startup AMA with Harvard Alumni Founders

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Innovation Lab

What’s it really like to work for a startup? Whether you’re new to the world of entrepreneurship, set on joining a startup, or looking to found your own venture, this event is for you! Through honest & unfiltered conversations with Harvard alumni who have been in your shoes, you’ll hear about the triumphs and tribulations of all things startups. This Harvard Innovation Labs event will pull back the curtain on a day in the life of a startup founder, co-founder, employee, or intern.

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2022 Feb 28

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 & Talent Mobility Harvard University and Laurie Stickels, Sr. Consultant Internal Mobility at Harvard's...

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2022 Apr 05

HES: Exploring Careers in Energy, Environment & Sustainability

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Virtual
Are you considering a career related to environmental causes, energy or sustainability? Get a jump-start on the job and internship search by joining this webinar focused on ideas and strategies that will put you on the right track. Presented by Anthony Arcieri, Associate Director, OCS. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND. If you have accessibility needs or requests related to this webinar, please contact accessibility@extension.harvard.edu. Read more about HES: Exploring Careers in Energy, Environment & Sustainability
2022 Mar 10

HES: Harvard Extension School Job Fair

2:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Virtual
Join us for the virtual Harvard Extension School Job Fair! 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.For more information about this event, including the list of participating organizations, please visit the Harvard Extension School Job Fair website: https://ocs.fas.harvard... Read more about HES: Harvard Extension School Job Fair
2022 Feb 25

All Ivy Environmental & Sustainable Development Career Fair

10:00am to 3:00pm

Location: 

Virtual
Join us for the virtual All Ivy Environmental & Sustainable Development Fair! 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, please visit the All Ivy Environmental & Sustainable Development Fair website.
2022 Feb 18

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

1:00pm to 2:15pm

Location: 

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... Read more about HES: LinkedIn for Networking, Career Building & The Job Search
2022 Feb 09

HES: Networking - Building Relationships for Career Success

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Virtual
Studies show that networking is the most effective job search strategy. Learn how to build professional relationships and connect with people who can help you explore career options, provide advice, and lead you toward the type of job or internship you are seeking. Conquer your fear and gain the skills to start networking today. Presented by Amanda Peters, Associate Director, OCS. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND. If you have accessibility needs or requests related to this webinar, please contact accessibility@... Read more about HES: Networking - Building Relationships for Career Success
2022 Feb 01

HES: Introduction to Career Services - Career Resources for Admitted Degree Students and Alumni

1:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Virtual
For Matriculated Degree Candidates and Alumni. Wondering about the various career services available to Harvard Extension School admitted degree students and alumni? Join this informative session to learn about the Office of Career Services, and the resources available to you! From online resources that you can access at any time to virtual appointments with career advisors, we can provide the support you need to move forward in your career or job search. Presented by Shoshana Mavor, Assistant Director, and Amanda Peters, Associate Director, OCS.... Read more about HES: Introduction to Career Services - Career Resources for Admitted Degree Students and Alumni
2022 Mar 25

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

1:00pm to 2:15pm

Location: 

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... Read more about HES: LinkedIn for Networking, Career Building & The Job Search
2022 Mar 02

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 Amanda Peters, Associate Director, OCS. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND. If you have accessibility needs or requests related to this webinar, please contact accessibility@extension.harvard.... Read more about HES: Ace Your Interview
2022 Feb 23

HES: Positioning Your Extension School Degree & Certificate to Employers

1:00pm to 1:45pm

Location: 

Virtual
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 during networking events. Presented by Amanda Peters, Associate Director, OCS. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND. If you have accessibility needs or requests related to... Read more about HES: Positioning Your Extension School Degree & Certificate to Employers
2022 Feb 14

Startup Week Kick Off

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Virtual
Interested in exploring the dynamic field of start-ups? Join us as we discuss how to start your startup job/internship search. Hear from alumni who have experience in the startup world either through internships/jobs or through being founders themselves, and learn how to network your way into this high growth, high impact field! PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND. If you have accessibility needs or questions related to this event, please contact ocsrecep@fas.harvard.edu. Read more about Startup Week Kick Off

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