Extension School

2019 Apr 22

Space Night at Harvard

5:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Austin Hall 100, 1515 Mass Ave., Cambridge

Space Night aims to shine the light on the dynamic and multidisciplinary Harvard and MIT space community. The event will kick off with two 20-minute state-of-the-art talks on Mars, Moxie and MIT by Astronaut Jeffrey Hoffman and on 20 Years with NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, From First Light to Virtual Reality by Professor Kim Kowal.

These talks will be followed by 3 panels of lightning talks dedicated to Harvard and MIT's exciting new space curriculum and space student groups, as well as a panel on career paths in the private...

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2019 Apr 26

Application Deadline: 2019 Harvard / MIT Case Competition [Harvard GSAS Consulting Club Event]

(All day)

Now Open! "Now in its eleventh year, the Case Competition is our largest annual event, organized each year in collaboration with the Consulting Club at MIT. Over the course of the two week event, you will work in a team of four to tackle a business case posed by a real client while networking with representatives from top consulting and industry firms. You will have the opportunity to deliver your recommendation at the closing ceremony to the client and a panel of consultant judges; the winning three teams will receive a cash... Read more about Application Deadline: 2019 Harvard / MIT Case Competition [Harvard GSAS Consulting Club Event]
2019 Apr 01

More than the MD: Exploring Careers in the Health Professions

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St Cambridge, MA 02138
Join representatives from MGH Institute of Health Professions, affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital, to learn about career pathways, educational requirements, and scope of practice for all members of the health care team from nurses and physician assistants to genetic counselors, physical therapists, speech-language pathologists, and occupational therapists. The panel will be moderated by Peter Cahn, PhD, MGH Institute, and Sean Palfrey, MD, Faculty Dean of Adams House.... Read more about More than the MD: Exploring Careers in the Health Professions
2019 Mar 13

Let's Talk - “What are you going to do with that?”: Professional opportunities for Identity-Based Studies [Harvard College Women's Center Event]

7:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Harvard College Women's Center lounge

Join The Harvard College Women's Center, along with the Asian American Women's Association, Association of Black Harvard Women, Black Men's Forum, Black Students Association, Harvard Undergraduate Union of Mixed Students, Radcliffe Union of Students, & South Asian Association:

For students whose concentration ends in “Studies,” there can be a lot of questions and concerns about post-graduate opportunities. Hear from Harvard alums and professors on the professional opportunities available for folks with degrees in race, gender, sexuality...

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2019 Apr 04

HES: U.S. Department of Energy - National Nuclear Security Administration Graduate Fellowship, Employer Information Session (Webinar)

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Webinar

Join Christian Perry, recruiter for the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Graduate Fellowship Program (NGFP). NGFP is seeking highly motivated graduate-level students to grow as the next generation of national security leaders. These year-long, salaried fellowships offer:

  • Hands-on experience in national security
  • Career development, professional networking, and specialized...
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2019 Mar 13

“Art, Music and Social Justice” – A Conversation with Yo Yo Ma and Debra Borda [HBS Event]

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Klarman Hall, Harvard Business School
Yo-Yo Ma, renowned cellist, and Deborah Borda, President of the New York Philharmonic, will engage in a wide-ranging conversation about art, music, and social justice. The panel discussion will be moderated by Harvard Business School Professors Rohit Deshpandé and Henry McGee. This event is free and open to the Harvard community. Partners and friends of Harvard/Allston are welcome. 
2019 Apr 12

Veterans Impact Day 2019 [Harvard Kennedy School Event]

8:00am to 5:00pm

Location: 

Service work across Boston

"Join us on Friday, April 12, 2019 for Veterans Impact Day, offered in collaboration with HKS Serves, for an annual day of service that brings together veterans and civilians from the Harvard community.

This year, the Center for Public Leadership (CPL) and the Student Public Service Collaborative (SPSC) at HKS are partnering to create an opportunity for members of the Harvard Community to serve and connect with veterans and active duty service members at volunteer sites around the Greater Boston area. Please join us in creating conversations and...

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2019 Apr 10

U.S. Department of State - Department of Diplomatic Security Service Employer Information Session - WEBINAR

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

WEBINAR

"Join Special Agent Cassius Gray, of the DS/DSS Recruitment Unit at the U.S. Department of State for a webinar about the career opportunities with the Department of Diplomatic Security Service. Cassius will share information about the roles, responsibilities and recruiting process. Learn about internship and job opportunities for undergraduates and master’s degree level candidates. To participate, pre-register at  https://...

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2019 Mar 12

Find a Job Using LinkedIn

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St

Networking is the best way to get your foot in the door with organizations today.  LinkedIn is a popular social platform used by professionals, hiring managers, and recruiters.  These professionals are able to use LinkedIn to sort through thousands of profiles to find the best candidates to fill open roles. It is more important than ever to have a strong LinkedIn profile that tells your unique story.  By attending this workshop, you will walk away armed with the knowledge to

  • build a profile that attracts employers
  • ...
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2019 Feb 06

UN Environment: The Global Environment and Climate Change Imperatives [Harvard Kennedy School Event]

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

HKS, Taubman Building, 5th Floor, Nye AB
Join UN Assistant Secretary-General and Head of New York Office at UN Environment Satya S. Tripathi for a topical discussion of environment and climate change issues, followed by Q&A and a discussion about UN Careers. A development economist and lawyer with over 35 years of varied experience, Mr. Tripathi has served with the UN since 1998 in key positions in Europe, Asia and Africa in the areas of Climate Change, Human Rights, Democratic Governance and Legal Affairs. Mr. Tripathi is also a Senior Distinguished Fellow on Natural Resources Governance at the World Agroforestry... Read more about UN Environment: The Global Environment and Climate Change Imperatives [Harvard Kennedy School Event]
2019 Jan 30

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 Apr 12

HES: Pursuing a PhD in the Arts & Sciences (Webinar)

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Considering applying to PhD programs? Join us for a discussion about earning a PhD, including helpful tips for applying to PhD programs and essential questions you must consider before applying. We 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/6741013826170296577. Please join at least five minutes before the workshop is scheduled to begin.
2019 Mar 28

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/2121572952230793217. Please join at least five minutes before the workshop is scheduled to begin.
2019 Feb 05

International Development Technology Pathways

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Are you interested in technology, and how it is being used to help developing countries around the world? Hear from professionals who are using technology to benefit the greater good globally in areas like online education for people in emerging markets, information sharing for social impact organizations, designing technology to help address the problems facing education today, and helping NGOs and others use technology and crowdsourcing to implement innovation in areas such as poverty alleviation.... Read more about International Development Technology Pathways

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