Parlor Room, Phillips Brooks House in Harvard Yard
Join us for a discussion on leadership and life in space with Dr. Ellen Ochoa, who will share lessons from her career at NASA as a senior government executive, astronaut and engineer. Prior to her role as Director of NASA’s Johnson Space Center from 2013 to 2018, Dr. Ochoa was the first Hispanic woman to go to space. She has flown in space four times and logged nearly 1,000 hours. Dr. Ochoa is passionate about encouraging females and minorities to pursue technical fields.
Moderator: Lynnea Shuck '19, Edmond J. Safra Undergraduate Fellow in Ethics
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...
Join us for this discussion of the unique paths pursued by engineers. Our panelists will discuss the roles they've played within organizations and on teams designing and building systems, products, and tools that have a positive impact on the world around us. You'll learn about career paths and tips for landing engineering internships and jobs in diverse settings. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
What are the hottest fields hiring PhDs these days? Data analytics and AI! In today’s competitive global economy, organizations are looking for PhDs with personality who can demystify analytics and AI trends into understandable business terms. Come hear from GSAS alum Tom Davenport, who has written 20 books on business analytics, and learn more about where the field is headed and how your data skills can have an impact on your career.... Read more about GSAS: The Future of Analytics and Artificial Intelligence
Interested in a job or internship in science, research, or innovation, including biotechs, pharma, and startups? Opportunities in these sectors are often confirmed during the spring. Learn how to land opportunities in these exciting fields. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
Are you interested in learning about the diversity in STEM? Are you unsure of your future career path? Do you want to hear from women who have succeeded in fields including biotech, academia, clinical medicine, robotics, technology, start-ups, and more?
Please join the Harvard College Women's Center's Women in STEM (WiSTEM) Mentorship Program, the Harvard College Undergraduate Research Association (HCURA), and the Harvard Office of Career Services (OCS) for a panel featuring women with STEM backgrounds who are now...
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...
Learn about the energy industry and the growth of the renewables and energy storage sectors. You’ll meet Mateo Jaramillo (’99), co-Founder of Form Energy, and you’ll hear about his efforts to develop a very low cost, long duration battery, big enough and cheap enough to replace a coal...
Join us for the Business & Technology 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 Business & Technology Fair website.
Harvard ID required for entry.