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
Harvard University, Science Center Hall B, Cambridge, MA, 02138
Earlier this month, nearly 30 pharmaceutical companies announced that they have taken steps to raise the U.S. prices of their medications. Why can’t government health agencies negotiate or directly regulate drug prices in the world’s most expensive pharmaceutical market? ...
"This event will feature a panel of current and past female Harvard PhDs in economics and related fields. We will discuss various career paths with an econ PhD and advice for getting involved in research and preparing for programs during undergrad. The event is not exclusive to women, but we will discuss representation of women in the field and share recent economic research on gender stereotypes and preferences."
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]
Are you considering your next steps after graduation? Are you wondering how others who have come before you have successfully transitioned to a job outside of the academy? Join this informal career discussion led by Austin Campbell, 2018 graduate in Religion, about his career journey from academia to healthcare consulting. This conversation can be relevant for anyone exploring careers outside of the academy regardless of discipline!... Read more about GSAS: Lessons Learned from the Non-Academic Job Search
So you've been networking and possibly applying for positions. Or maybe you are thinking about consulting opportunities and want to be ready for the behavorial/fit portion of the interview process. Now's the time to begin preparing for interviews. In this interactive workshop you will learn how to best prepare for behavioral interviews, the type most commonly used to evaluate candidates for various positions. Come prepared to practice!
Learn to be a powerful presenter! Not everyone feels comfortable in front of a crowd. Whether it’s presenting your research, delivering a speech, or simply speaking up during a meeting or networking event, finding your true and confident voice can be a challenge. Using a theater-derived approach and practical “on-your-feet” exercises, this workshop will give you the tools required to engage your audience with warmth, confidence and clarity. Led by David Marino, improv and presentation expert.... Read more about GSAS: Powerful Presenting
The best way to find the perfect job is to meet with and gather information from people already working in your field of interest, and along the way, you'll discover new opportunities you hadn't expected. Learn practical tips from OCS, and hear from a PhD candidate who successfully used informational interviewing to build connections and find new opportunities. This workshop will demystify the process of informational interviewing so you can actually get out there and network your way into a fabulous job!... Read more about GSAS: Discover Great Jobs through Informational Interviews
Join us for this hands-on, interactive workshop where you will be guided step-by-step through the process of enhancing your LinkedIn profile and networking for job leads. We will discuss changing your headline, adding skills, enhancing your summary, and adding links and documents to show examples of your work. Additional topics will include: ways to reach out to alumni and other professionals, asking for in-person networking meetings (often called informational interviews) and how to join and benefit from participating in groups. This session will be taught by Career Coach & LinkedIn... Read more about Maximizing LinkedIn for Networking & Job Searching
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.
Unsure what to do during interviews and networking dinners? Do you often feel tongue-tied in these situations? Employers are often looking for candidates with strong communication skills, including those who can handle themselves in all types of networking situations. Join us to learn tips on how to present yourself with polish. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
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