Extension School

2019 Feb 25

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

1:00pm to 1:30pm

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. To participate, pre-register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4782585705006889473. Please join at least five minutes before the workshop is... Read more about HES: Positioning Your Extension School Degree & Certificate to Employers (Webinar)
2019 Feb 20

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

1:00pm to 1:30pm

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. To participate, pre-register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5790832370119322881. Please join at least five minutes before the workshop is scheduled to begin.... Read more about HES: Getting the Most Out of Career Fairs (Webinar)
2019 Feb 13

Food & Travel: Explore Pathways

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Come hear from alumni working in different aspects of food & travel about exciting career opportunities in the hospitality industry.

Panelists Include:
• Emily Bernard ’07- Co-Founder, PlacePass 
• Brett Vankoski '98 -Vice President, Co-Founder & Wine Director at Latitude Beverage Company 
• Christine Liu '04 -Freelance Writer & Former Web Editor of America's Test Kitchen

PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
2019 Apr 08

HES: Energy, Environment & Sustainability: Exploring Careers (Webinar)

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Are you considering a career related to environmental causes, energy or sustainability? Get a jump-start on the job and internship search by joining this webinar focused on ideas and strategies that will put you on the right track. To participate, pre-register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5785896662423587841. Please join at least five minutes before the workshop is scheduled to begin.
2018 Dec 10

Introduction to Environmental Consulting Webinar

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

OCS (54 Dunster St); and remote webinar

For Harvard College, GSAS, and Extension School degree candidates only: Connect with Danielle Kerper (AB ’08 & MLA '16), Geologist with Geosyntec Consultants (and former Assistant Project Manager at Haley & Aldrich) as she live streams an Introduction to Environmental Consulting. Danielle will discuss her experience in engineering and environmental consulting and give advice for students looking to learn more about careers in the industry. Topics will include industry description...

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2018 Nov 13

Harvard Innovation Lab- Pitch Mix n Match

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Innovation Lab

The Harvard Innovation Labs’ annual Pitch Mix n Match event will take place Tuesday, November 13th (6-7:30pm). This matchmaking event is designed for (1) any Harvard student from any school looking to join a Harvard-based start-up in any industry; and/or (2) any Harvard-based start-up (at any stage) seeking new team members (co-founders, interns, or specialists). Make sure you sign up here – whether you’re a founder or looking to join a team!

2018 Nov 29

The Art of Talking Science: Plenary Session

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

NRB350, 77 Ave. Louis Pasteur, Boston

Are you interested in improving your science communication skills using a method developed by Alan Alda (yes, from M*A*S*H)? The Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science uses improvisation-based techniques to train science professionals to communicate about science.

This interactive session introduces participants to general principles in how to craft short, clear, conversational statements, intelligible to non-scientists, about what you do and why it matters. The session consists of an interactive presentation and discussion on...

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2018 Oct 22

Smithsonian National Museum of American History- Information Session (Webinar)

1:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

WEBINAR (Virtual)

Smithsonian National Museum of American History’s Interim 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. All concentrations and degrees are considered. To participate, pre-register at...

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2018 Nov 01

Working in Asset Management in NYC

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge MA 02138

Rishi Ganti (A.M. 97, J.D. 00, Ph.D. 00) founded Orthogon Partners, an investment management firm in New York focused on esoteric assets which has been featured in Bloomberg TV, Businessweek, and The Wall Street Journal. In this talk he'll describe

  •  Difficulties in the transition from academe to industry
  • Common mistakes graduates make when entering finance
  • What it was like to start an investment fund
  • How coming from Harvard helped, and hurt
  • Truth and misconceptions about life in New York.
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2018 Oct 04

Science Policy/National Security Career Chat with David Chu, PhD, President of IDA

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Interested in science policy and how physical and social scientists can assist our government, especially in the realm of national security? Join this conversation with David Chu, PhD, President of IDA (Institute for Defense Analyses), and learn about entry-points into this field, and how you can apply your scientific and technical knowledge with IDA and similar institutions. IDA is a non-profit corporation that operates three Federally Funded Research and Development Centers in the public... Read more about Science Policy/National Security Career Chat with David Chu, PhD, President of IDA
2018 Sep 14

CANCELLED: HES: Smithsonian National Museum of American History- Information Session (Webinar)

1:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

WEBINAR
Smithsonian National Museum of American History’s Interim 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. All concentrations and degrees are considered. To participate, pre-register at... Read more about CANCELLED: HES: Smithsonian National Museum of American History- Information Session (Webinar)
2018 Sep 26

HES: Networking: Make Your Contacts Count (Webinar)

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

WEBINAR
Studies continue to show that networking is the most effective job search strategy. Conquer your fear, and learn step-by-step 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. To participate, pre-register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5435929804628167426. Once pre-registered, you will receive (within seconds) a confirmation email. Click on the link included in the confirmation email to join the webinar. Please join at least five minutes before the workshop is scheduled to... Read more about HES: Networking: Make Your Contacts Count (Webinar)

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