Extension School

2019 Feb 07

Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Employer Information Session (Webinar)

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a pharmaceutical company of Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a pharmaceutical company of Johnson & Johnson, provides medicines for an array of health concerns in several therapeutic areas. Join members of the Data Sciences Group at Janssen Pharmaceuticals, for a virtual employer information session to learn about the group and available internship & full-time positions for undergraduate, master’s and PhD level candidates. The Data Sciences Group is looking for outstanding candidates who are interested in designing, developing, and fielding data mining... Read more about Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Employer Information Session (Webinar)
2019 Apr 11

HES: Management: Career Path Spotlight (Webinar)

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Join us for a webinar featuring Sajjad Rizvi, a 2015 graduate of the Bachelor of Liberal Arts at Harvard Extension School. Riz is an Operations Manager at Amazon responsible for leading multiple teams at a sortation center serving the greater Boston area. He has a background in transportation, supply chain operations and the military. Riz served as an infantry Marine, deploying overseas for a combat tour followed by several years in the reserves. He served in various management roles prior to his job at Amazon. To participate, pre-register at... Read more about HES: Management: Career Path Spotlight (Webinar)
2019 Mar 27

HES: Internal Career Mobility: Leveraging Your Degree or Certificate (Webinar)

1:00pm to 2:00pm

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, Director, Workforce Planning... Read more about HES: Internal Career Mobility: Leveraging Your Degree or Certificate (Webinar)
2019 Feb 05

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

1:00pm to 1:30pm

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! For Matriculated Degree Candidates and Alumni. To participate, pre-register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6696095477639307777. Please join at least five minutes before the workshop is scheduled to begin.
2019 Feb 26

HES: Sustainability & Entrepreneurship Career Path Spotlight (Webinar)

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Join us for a webinar featuring Emma Rose Cohen, a 2018 graduate of the Master of Liberal Arts, Sustainability at Harvard Extension School. Emma is CEO and Co-Founder of FinalStraw, whose mission is to reduce plastic straw use by giving people a convenient, collapsible, reusable alternative. Her Kickstarter for FinalStraw hit $1.89 million in sales after just one month, and she had the opportunity to appear on SharkTank. She spent four years in the Pollution Prevention Department at Los Alamos National Laboratory, working to reduce the Lab’s waste. To participate, pre-register at... Read more about HES: Sustainability & Entrepreneurship Career Path Spotlight (Webinar)
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 Feb 14

HES: Salary Negotiation Strategies for the Job Search (Webinar)

1:00pm to 1:30pm

Learn the skills to negotiate your salary during the job search process. Explore how to research and to articulate your value to prospective employers. Salary negotiation is a business discussion. Strategize how to place yourself in a power position so you do not leave money on the table. To participate, pre-register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1984451757619215617. Please join at least five minutes before the workshop is... Read more about HES: Salary Negotiation Strategies for the Job Search (Webinar)
2019 Apr 08

HES: Energy, Environment & Sustainability: Exploring Careers (Webinar)

1:00pm to 2:00pm

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. To participate, pre-register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5785896662423587841. Please join at least five minutes before the workshop is scheduled to begin.
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)
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 Mar 05

HES: Resume & Cover Letter Writing for Working Professionals (Webinar)

1:00pm to 2:00pm

First impressions do count!  Market yourself and gain an edge in today’s job market by learning how to write an effective resume and cover letter.  From writing effective accomplishment statements to deciding what to include and what to leave out, this workshop discusses, step-by-step, how to build and improve your resume and cover letters. To participate, pre-register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/... Read more about HES: Resume & Cover Letter Writing for Working Professionals (Webinar)
2019 Feb 06

HES: Ace Your Interview (Webinar)

1:00pm to 2:00pm

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. To participate, pre-register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3205913518566668545. Please join at least five minutes before the workshop is scheduled to begin.
2019 Feb 27

Energy & Environment Pathways

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Considering a career related to environmental causes, energy, or sustainability? Get a jumpstart on the job and internship search by coming to this session focused on ideas and strategies that will put you on the right track. You'll hear from panelists working in a variety of industries and job functions in nonprofit, corporate, and government settings. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
2019 Feb 21

Biotech, Pharma, and Healthcare Pathways

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
The health sciences field is growing, with thriving opportunities at biotechnology and pharmaceutical organizations. Learn more about the impact technology is making on healthcare innovation and gain insight on what it takes to make an impact on the future of healthcare. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
2019 Feb 14

Business and Tech Roles at Startups

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Interested in working for a startup but not sure where you might fit in? Learn more about the various tech and non-tech roles at startups from business and marketing to engineering and more. Attend this program to hear from students and alumni who have successfully landed jobs at startups. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.

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