Journalism, Publishing, Writing

2019 Sep 27

Office Hours with Nicky Weinstock (writing for film & tv/entertainment business)

10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Sign up for 1:1 appointments to discuss your aspirations, project ideas, or work in progress in the creative or business sides of film/tv/media. Weinstock is an award-winning producer and writer; earlier this year rom-com Plus One took top honors at the Tribeca Film Festival, and TV mini-series Escape at Dannemora (Showtime) received Monte Carlo TV Festival, Golden Globe, SAG, DGA, awards and twelve 2019 Primetime Emmy nominations.... Read more about Office Hours with Nicky Weinstock (writing for film & tv/entertainment business)
2019 Oct 18

ArtsBites: Daniel Rogers '12 [OFA / OCS Event]

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Office for the Arts, 74 Mt. Auburn St.

Time for food and conversation! ArtsBites is the OFA round-table discussion series with undergraduate students and visiting artists. On October 18, the OFA is partnering with OCS to welcome Daniel Rogers '12, who currently is a staff writer for the CW show In the Dark.  Rogers has an MFA from the Peter Stark Producing Program at USC and a BA in English from Harvard College, where he was manager of the Harvard Glee Club. A classically trained baritone, SAG Award-winning actor, and reformed pre-law...

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2019 Nov 13

So You Want to Write Fiction?

7:30pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

Mather House Senior Common Room

Have an urge to write short stories or a novel? Or maybe you just love to read them? You won’t want to miss two great writers discussing their fiction-writing careers. You’ll hear all—from how they got started to how they keep going—in a conversation moderated by Mather’s writer-in-residence Keith Raffel.

Laura van den...

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2019 Sep 10

Creative Careers Orientation: How to Find Jobs & Internships

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Interested in jobs or internships in creative fields like arts, advertising, entertainment, marketing, branding, publishing, and journalism? Come to this program and learn how to strategize and optimize your search in these fields, and how to conduct the networking that's so key in creative careers. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
2019 Sep 05

Creative Careers Job Search Orientation for Seniors

5:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Seniors: Interested in jobs in creative fields like arts, advertising, entertainment, marketing, branding, publishing, and journalism? Come to this program and learn how to strategize and optimize your search in these fields, and how to conduct the networked job search that's so key in creative careers. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
2019 Oct 17

MEDIA, MARKETING, & CREATIVE CAREERS EXPO

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Cabot Library, Science Center
Join us for the Media, Marketing, & Creative Careers 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 Media, Marketing, & Creative Careers Expo website. Harvard ID required for entry.
2019 Oct 07

Nieman Fellows Clip Review Feedback

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Want to have an expert take a look at your clips and provide some feedback? Please submit up to three 1500-word clips ONE WEEK IN ADVANCE (September 30) to Amy DiGiovine (adigiovine@fas.harvard.edu); your clips will be forwarded to a Nieman Fellow, who will meet with you on 10/7 between 4:30-5:30pm for 20 minutes of feedback. LIMITED TO 12 STUDENTS. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND. Read more about Nieman Fellows Clip Review Feedback
2019 Sep 13

Harvardwood: "I Was a Showbiz Intern"

3:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Interested in the entertainment industry? Come learn about Harvardwood, your most helpful resource in your job and internship search! Learn about Harvardwood 101 and Harvardwood Summer Internship Program, and hear from a panel of students who've interned in the field. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND. For additional information see https://www.harvardwood.org/fall2019_infosession_101hsip.
2019 Oct 17

Media, Marketing, & Creative Careers Panel: Careers in Brand Management, PR, and Advertising

3:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Science Center Hall D (1 Oxford St, Cambridge, MA 02138)

In the lead up to Harvard’s Media, Marketing, and Creative Careers Expo, join a variety of working professionals to get their perspective on the importance of creativity. Learn about specific opportunities to use your creative skills in branding, marketing, advertising, and PR. Panelists can also answer questions regarding trends, changes, entry-level requirements, the difference between marketing, advertising, and PR, hiring timelines, and more! PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
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2019 Oct 02

Building Your Storytelling Portfolio

5:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Alums whose careers rely on the ability to have strong storytelling and critical thinking skills offer advice about how to build your writing portfolio for the job market. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.

Panelists Include: 
  • Carolyn Libby MPA’16: Producer at WGBH/Beat the Press and Open Studio, former Podcast Producer at Harvard Business School
  • Gabrielle Patterson ALM ’20: Visual Storyteller, Events & Staff Assistant at Harvard University, former...
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2019 May 07

Arts & Entertainment Job Search Meet-up for Seniors

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Are you a senior looking for a job in Entertainment, Media, Creative and Performing Arts, Arts Management, Journalism, or Museums? Come and brainstorm with other seniors and advisers from the Office of Career Services (OCS) to discuss how to best connect with alumni working in your area of interest, find additional job search resources, and learn networking tips. PLEASE... Read more about Arts & Entertainment Job Search Meet-up for Seniors
2019 Feb 21

Building Your Writing Portfolio

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Alums whose careers rely on strong writing and critical thinking skills offer advice about how to build your writing portfolio for the job market.

Panelists Include:

  • Melanie Long ’10 - Assistant Director, Communications Creative Services at Harvard University Alumni Affairs & Development  
  • Dr. Carrie Andersen ’08 – Senior Content Strategist at Wayfair
  • Erin Fahy ’13 -  Senior Copywriter at Overseas Adventure Travel
  • Stephanie Shing ‘10 - Marketing Content Specialist at Pearson
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2019 Feb 06

Arts & Entertainment: Designing Your Dream Internship

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Current students describe how they created their dream internships in the arts and entertainment—and got them funded!
 

Student panelists include:

  • Melinda Li ’19: Intern at Women in Film, Literary Intern at Anonymous Content, Development Intern at Plan B Entertainment, Intern at Village Roadshow Pictures
  • Chloe Brooks ’19: Artist Development Fellow in Theater, Vlaamse Opera Ghent
  • Ian Askew ’19: Production Assistant & Artistic Intern at the American Repertory Theatre, Assistant Director, Perle Noire:...
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2019 Feb 14

Journalism in the Digital Age

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Join Playbill.com founder Robert Viagas, Blavity co-founder Jonathan Jackson, and WGBH Journalist Heidi Shin as they discuss the building blocks of their career pathways and everything else in-between. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.

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