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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
2019 Feb 27

HES: Navigating a Successful Career Change (Webinar)

1:00pm to 2:00pm

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. To participate, pre-register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3860282366279568641. Please join at least five minutes before the workshop is scheduled to begin. Read more about HES: Navigating a Successful Career Change (Webinar)
2019 Feb 20

Fashion: Explore Pathways

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Come hear from alumni working in different aspects of fashion about exciting career opportunities in the field. Also learn about the YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund and how you can apply!
  • Lindsay Rosenblum MBA ‘19, Pre-MBA Intern at Margaux, Former Manager of Global Retail Wardrobing at Ralph Lauren 
  • Ricardo Media ‘13, Ecommerce Assistant Manager at Furla & Former YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund Award Winner 
  • Kacey Gills ’20, Intern at BRAG (Black Retail Action Group) & Fashion Office Intern at Bloomingdales, Founder & Owner of...
Read more about Fashion: Explore Pathways
2019 Feb 14

Foreign Service Professional in Residence Career Chat

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Join Harvard College alum Cynthia Ebeid and her husband Philip Beekman over a pizza lunch as they share how their diverse backgrounds led them to the Foreign Service.  Learn about working at the U.S. Department of State and navigating the professional and personal challenges of a career in diplomacy. Cynthia is a Consular Officer at the National Visa Center and past Presidential Management Fellow in Political-Military Affairs. Philip is the Diplomat-in-Residence for New England. Previously, he was a Senior Watch Officer at the State Department's Operations Center and a Special Assistant... Read more about Foreign Service Professional in Residence Career Chat
2019 Feb 12

Applying to Business School 101

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Considering business school in the future? Have questions about the application process and how to evaluate programs? Wondering why people decide to go to business school, and what they hope to do after? Come to this session to hear from current business school students and OCS, and to get answers to these questions and more! PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
2019 Apr 03

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 Feb 08

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

1:00pm to 2:15pm

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... Read more about HES: LinkedIn for Networking, Career Building & The Job Search (Webinar)
2019 Feb 28

Public District Career Fair

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Gutman Conference Center, 6 Appian Way, Cambridge, MA
Join us for the HGSE Public District Career 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 HGSE Public District Career Fair website. Harvard ID required for entry. Hosted by the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
2019 Feb 22

Biotech, Pharma, & Healthcare Expo

3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Cabot Science Library
Join us for the Biotech, Pharma, & Healthcare 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 Biotech, Pharma, & Healthcare Expo website. Harvard ID required for entry.
2019 Feb 15

Startup Career Fair

1:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Innovation Lab, 125 Western Avenue, Allston, MA
Join us for the Startup Career 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 Startup Career Fair website. Harvard ID required for entry.
2019 Feb 13

How to Work the Startup Career Fair

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Are you attending the Startup Career Fair? Learn how to make connections and stand out at this fair, and everywhere you go, to improve your chances of getting a great job! The tips you will learn can be applied to all career fairs including the upcoming Biotech, Pharma and Healthcare Expo. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
2019 Apr 05

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

1:00pm to 2:15pm

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. To... Read more about HES: LinkedIn for Networking, Career Building & The Job Search (Webinar)

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