Extension School

2020 Jan 30

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.

Panelists:

  • Elma Feric Bojic, PhD Genetics and Bioengineering (International Burch University), ALM...
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2020 Mar 30

HES: Career Path Spotlight: Organizational Development (Webinar)

1:00pm to 2:00pm

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Webinar
Join us for a webinar featuring Mari Strait, a 2009 graduate of the Master of Liberal Arts, Management at Harvard Extension School. Mari is a Senior Engagement Manager at Harvard Business Publishing. She partners with client organizations to design and develop leadership development programs to solve their business challenges. To participate, pre-register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4961124411465986573. Please join at least five minutes before the workshop is scheduled to begin.
2020 Mar 02

Late Night Comedy with Karen Chee '17 & Nate Dern '07 (Webinar)

7:00pm to 8:00pm

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Webinar
Interested in comedy writing? Karen Chee '17 and Nate Dern '07 will share their career journeys and and answer your questions about getting started in the field! Please note this will be a webinar. Karen Chee is a comedian and writer for Late Night with Seth Meyers. At Harvard, Karen lived in Quincy House, studied History & Literature, and did lots of improv and sketch comedy. She graduated in 2017 and now lives in Brooklyn with two nice roommates and one horrible cat. Nate Dern is a writer for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. He previously worked for Comedy Central, Funny Or Die,... Read more about Late Night Comedy with Karen Chee '17 & Nate Dern '07 (Webinar)
2020 Feb 06

HES: How to Find and Compete for Undergraduate, Graduate and Post-Graduate Fellowships (Webinar)

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Webinar
Join us for a webinar to learn about ProFellow.com, a great free resource for researching academic and professional fellowship opportunities at the undergraduate and graduate and post graduate level; including opportunities for early and mid-career professionals, social entrepreneurship fellowships, international fellowships, summer fellowships and more. Dr. Vicki Johnson, a four-time fellow and Founder of ProFellow, will lead this webinar. To participate, pre-register at... Read more about HES: How to Find and Compete for Undergraduate, Graduate and Post-Graduate Fellowships (Webinar)
2020 Feb 27

HES: Getting the Most Out of Career Fairs (Webinar)

1:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Webinar
Career fairs can be a great opportunity to meet employers and to gather information from a wide variety of industries. Learn how to maximize and plan your time before, during, and after the fairs--including how to write and present an effective professional pitch. Presented by Linda Spencer, Associate Director, OCS. To participate, pre-register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/244088686331160075. Please join at least five minutes before the workshop is scheduled to begin.
2020 Feb 24

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

1:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Webinar
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/6732889542997672205 Please join at least five minutes before the workshop is scheduled to... Read more about HES: Salary Negotiation Strategies for the Job Search (Webinar)
2020 Mar 04

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

1:00pm to 2:00pm

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Webinar
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.  Presented by Linda Spencer, Associate Director, OCS. To participate, pre-register at ... Read more about HES: Resume & Cover Letter Writing For Working Professionals (Webinar)
2020 Mar 25

HES: Working in the Gig Economy: Creating a Portfolio Career (Webinar)

1:00pm to 2:00pm

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Webinar
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)
2020 Mar 10

HES: Positioning Your Extension School Degree & Certificate to Employers (Webinar)

1:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Webinar
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 networking events. Presented by Linda Spencer, Associate Director, OCS. To participate, pre-register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7797972163177129485.... Read more about HES: Positioning Your Extension School Degree & Certificate to Employers (Webinar)
2020 Feb 26

GSAS: Graduate Career Consortium PhD & Master's Virtual Career Expo

9:00am to 7:00pm

Location: 

Online
This annual event, hosted by the Graduate Career Consortium and CareerEco, is open to PhD and Master's students, postdocs, and Alumni. Join in real-time via live chat sessions and meet top-notch employers seeking candidates with advanced degrees. See more information, including a list of employers, and register. Read more about GSAS: Graduate Career Consortium PhD & Master's Virtual Career Expo
2019 Nov 21

Out in Academia [LGBTQ@GSAS event]

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

GSAS Student Center (Lehman Hall) - Common Room

Debating whether to be out during graduate school or your academic job search? Have questions about navigating the intersection of LGBTQ/other identities in academia? Curious about how to be a better ally for LGBTQ colleagues and students? Hear from a panel of faculty members from the humanities and social sciences about their experiences. Come with questions!

This event is co-sponsored by OCS...

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2019 Oct 31

Harvard-Japan Career Fair

4:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Harvard SOCH, 59 Shepard Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

"Interested in summer opportunities and post-graduate jobs in Japan? Come to the Harvard-Japan Career Fair! Meet representatives from Media, Tech, Finance, Education, Consumer Products, and Engineering firms from Japan including Fuji Film, Rodan+Fields, Shiseido, and Sony, and learn about how you can find an internship or full time job in Japan. This Harvard-specific event is open to all Harvard University students and recent alumni, as well as select students from...

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2019 Nov 01

Smithsonian National Museum of American History Infosession - WEBINAR (Co-Sponsored By the Museum Studies Graduate Program)

1:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Webinar

Interns & Fellows Program Manager, Caroline Fiertz, will join us via a webinar to discuss the many internship and fellowship opportunities at the museum. Learn how to get involved in Archival Science, Curatorial Projects, Exhibition Design and Graphic Production, Museum Management, Music Projects, and Public Programs, Education, New Media, and Digital Outreach; the focus of the session will be general information on internships and fellowships at the museum as well as how to apply. All concentrations and degrees are considered. To participate,...

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2019 Oct 30

HES: Environmental Defense Fund Employer Information Session (Webinar)

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Webinar

Join Ashley Medlar, Project Manager at EDF, for a webinar to learn about the Environmental Defense Fund Climate Corps fellowship.

"Fellows will work under the guidance of a host supervisor and EDF manager to uncover strategic energy management and climate solutions for their host organization. Since 2008, EDF Climate Corps has placed nearly 1000 graduate level fellows in host organizations including Under Armour, Google, Lyft, City of Los Angles, General Motors, Vassar College and the New York City Mayor’s Office of Sustainability....

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