Extension School

2020 Sep 10

HES: Networking- Make Your Contacts Count

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Virtual
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. Presented by Linda Spencer, Associate Director, OCS. To participate, pre-register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4892562168959657232. Please join at least... Read more about HES: Networking- Make Your Contacts Count
2020 Sep 01

HES: Resume & Cover Letter Writing For Working Professionals

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Virtual
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 https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6061748749075952656 Please join at least five minutes... Read more about HES: Resume & Cover Letter Writing For Working Professionals
2020 Nov 12

HES: Career Path Spotlight- Finance and Technology

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Virtual
Join us for a webinar featuring Jonathan Alloy, Vice President and Digital Manager at Wells Fargo Bank. Jonathan has worked at Wells Fargo Bank for 13 years in product management and digital management roles. He has an MBA from the University of Michigan and is a current ALM, International Relations student at Harvard Extension School. Jonathan previously worked at 3M and DuPont. He lives with his wife and two children in San Francisco, where he has officiated more than 150 weddings as Deputy Marriage Commissioner. To participate, pre-register at... Read more about HES: Career Path Spotlight- Finance and Technology
2020 Oct 16

HES: LinkedIn for Networking, Career Building & The Job Search

1:00pm to 2:15pm

Location: 

Virtual
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
2020 Oct 08

Data Science & Analytics Pathways Panel

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Virtual
Data Science and Analytics are burgeoning fields with growing opportunities for those with advanced quantitative, analytical, and computational skills. Organizations are looking for scientists and engineers with personality who can demystify big data trends into understandable business terms. Learn more about how you can enter this exciting field, and talk with data scientists from a variety of firms that use analytics and AI as the foundation of their business model. Please register in ... Read more about Data Science & Analytics Pathways Panel
2020 Sep 25

Diversity Opportunities Fair

1:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Virtual

Join us for the virtual Diversity Opportunities 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 within the field. For more information about this event, including the list of participating organizations, please visit the Diversity Opportunities Fair website: https://ocs.fas.harvard.edu/diversity-fair Open to Harvard FAS students.

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2020 Aug 20

Ace Your Virtual Interview

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Webinar
Interview skills can make or break your chance of receiving an offer. Learn and exercise creative ways to be a successful self-advocate in an interview in a virtual setting. Together, we will discuss how to strengthen your interview skills by framing, illustrating, and articulating your qualifications. Please note this workshop will focus on behavioral interviewing for all industries.... Read more about Ace Your Virtual Interview
2020 Aug 20

HES: Harvard Extension School OCS Recruiting Program Orientation

3:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Webinar

HES degree candidates: The OCS Recruiting Program provides a structured process to connect students with employers recruiting for full-time jobs for graduating students. The program primarily includes entry-level opportunities in finance, consulting, and tech. Application deadlines begin Tuesday, September 8th in Crimson Careers. In order to be eligible and apply to positions that are part of the Fall OCS Recruiting Program, you must: Have a 3.5 or higher cumulative GPA, Complete the online Harvard Extension School graduation confirmation form for a November, March, or May 2020-2021...

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2020 Jun 30

HES: Managing Your Career Development in Uncertain Times

1:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Webinar
Focusing on your career development can be challenging when the world is in crisis. Amid cutbacks, lay-offs, and economic instability, how can you keep working toward your long-term goals? In this webinar, career advisor Linda Spencer will provide tips and tools to maintain your momentum during the downturn. Linda Spencer is Director of Career Advising and Programming for Harvard Extension School. To participate, pre-register at https://... Read more about HES: Managing Your Career Development in Uncertain Times

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