"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...
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
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
Interested in Graduate School of Education and want to learn more? Considering graduate schools and need help with a strategy? Hear from alumni who graduated from Harvard College and the Harvard Graduate School of Education. They will share information about their background and path to...
In the lead up to the Harvard & MIT Media, Marketing, Humanities and Creative Careers Expo, join a variety of working professionals to get their perspective on the importance of creativity. Learn about specific opportunities to use your creative skills in branding, marketing, advertising, and strategic communications. Panelists can also answer questions regarding trends, changes, entry-level requirements, the difference between marketing, advertising, and PR, hiring timelines, and more!
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
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
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.
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
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
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