Engineering, Robotics, Physical Sciences, Medical Devices

2019 Apr 23

What I Decided and Why Speaker Series: A Conversation with Dr. Ellen Ochoa, Astronaut, Inventor, Leader, Engineer

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

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

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2019 Apr 22

Space Night at Harvard

5:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Austin Hall 100, 1515 Mass Ave., Cambridge

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...

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2019 Feb 07

Engineering Pathways

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138

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.

 

Panelists will include:

  • Cole Durbin (ME ’...
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2019 May 15

GSAS: The Future of Analytics and Artificial Intelligence

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
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
2019 Apr 18

Navigating Careers in STEM: Panel Discussion and Networking Dinner

5:30pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Fong Auditorium and Ticknor Lounge, Boylston Hall

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...

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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 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 Oct 23

The Future of Energy: Pathways into Renewables and Energy Storage

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge MA 02138

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...

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2018 Sep 07

Business & Technology Fair

12:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Sheraton Commander, 16 Garden St. & Harvard SOCH
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.

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