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 (Webinar)
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 & Talent Mobility. To participate, pre-register at... Read more about HES: Leveraging Your Degree or Certificate for Internal Career Mobility (Webinar)
Gutman Conference Ctr, 6 Appian Way, Cambridge, MA 02138
Join us for the Social Impact 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 Social Impact Expo website. Harvard ID required for entry.
Are you interested in a career in International Relations? Attend this webinar to learn more about the varied career paths in this field, how you might prepare yourself for work, and key resources to help you find opportunities. Presented by Loredana George, Assistant Director, OCS. To participate, pre-register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1366942945966726669 Please join at least five minutes before the workshop is scheduled to begin.
Sheraton Commander Hotel, 16 Garden St., Cambridge, MA 02138
Join us for the 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: ocs.fas.harvard.edu/hesjobfair. Registration is required. Extension School degree students, alumni, and certificate students can register through an... Read more about HARVARD EXTENSION SCHOOL JOB FAIR
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/...Read more about HES: Ace Your Interview (Webinar)
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/6151733876046919692. Please join at least five minutes before the workshop is scheduled to begin.
After the career chat, sign up to meet in small groups with Amy Huang (AB '17), University Innovation Specialist at the Good Food Institute. Discuss whatever you are interested in, including what GFI does, the food system, sustainability, and opportunities for entrepreneurship and science innovation within companies in the food and sustainability arena. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
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.
Elma Feric Bojic, PhD Genetics and Bioengineering (International Burch University), ALM...
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. Presented by Linda Spencer, Associate Director, OCS. To participate, pre-register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6126383535957738253. Please join at least five minutes before the workshop is scheduled to begin.
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 (Webinar)