Journalism, Publishing, Writing

2019 Feb 27

So You Want to Write Fiction...

8:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Mather House

Wondering what to do about that urge to write? Want to hear three great writers discuss the writing life? Mather’s writer-in-residence Keith Raffel will moderate a discussion among three great authors on all aspects of their fiction-writing careers from how they got started to how they keep going.

  • ZZ Packer has had short stories published in many magazines including The New Yorker, Ploughshares, and Best American Short Stories. Her debut collection of stories Drinking Coffee Elsewhere was selected by John Updike for the Today...
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2019 Feb 08

Creative Arts: Navigating the Gig Economy...Opportunities, Challenges, and Skills

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

University Lutheran Church, 66 Winthrop St, Cambridge, MA
Artists, writers and musicians have always needed to navigate the gig economy of freelance work and commissions. Learn from Julie Hennrikus (author and founder, Your Ladders) and other creative professionals who will share their personal experiences and strategies for building your platform. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
2019 Jan 31

Creative Careers Job & Internship Search Orientation

5:00pm to 6:00pm

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.
2018 Dec 10

Arts & Entertainment Job Search Meet-up for Seniors

3:30pm to 5:00pm

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) and the Office for the Arts (OFA) to discuss how to best connect with alumni working in your area of interest, find additional job search resources, and learn networking tips. ...

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2018 Sep 14

Comedy – Featuring the NYC Upright Citizen’s Brigade Comedians [OFA in partnership with OCS]

8:00pm

Location: 

Lowell Lecture Hall, 17 Kirkland St, Cambridge MA 02138
Laugh It Up: Founded by Amy Poehler, Matt Walsh, Matt Besser and Ian Roberts, Upright Citizens Brigade is one of the leading incubators for cutting-edge comedy. In this master class UCB pros from New York City will share the tricks of the trade, demonstrate approaches to performing quality comedy and elevate your comedic skills. This 90-minute event will make you laugh and inspire your inner sketch artist. Comedy at Harvard will never be the same.
2018 Oct 04

TV Comedy - Writing for the Simpsons

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge MA 02138
Mike Reiss ’81, a former head writer for The Simpsons, a show for which he has won four Emmy Awards, will discuss his work as a TV and book writer. His new book, Springfield Confidential, is a humorous look at the legendary TV series. As a student at Harvard, Reiss served as president of The Harvard Lampoon. His books for children include How Murray Saved Christmas, Santa Claustrophobia and The Boy Who Looked Like Lincoln, all illustrated by... Read more about TV Comedy - Writing for the Simpsons
2018 Oct 18

Media, Marketing, & Creative Careers Expo

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Cabot Science Library
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.
2018 Oct 18

Media, Marketing, & Creative Careers Expo Panel: The Role of Creativity

3:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Science Center D

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 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!...

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2018 Oct 12

So You Want to Write a Novel?

3:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Wondering what to do about that urge to write? Join two great authors discussing all aspects of their novel-writing careers from how they got started to how they keep going. Hank Phillippi Ryan of Boston’s WHDH-TV has won 34 Emmy Awards and 14 Edward R. Murrow Awards for investigative and consumer reporting. Somehow, she’s also found time to write 10 bestselling, award-winning novels. Her latest, Trust Me, is a New York Post best thriller of the summer. After a successful business career, Andrew Gross co-wrote a string of #1 bestsellers with... Read more about So You Want to Write a Novel?
2018 Sep 06

Creative Careers Orientation: How to Find Jobs

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
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 THROUGH CRIMSON CAREERS TO ATTEND.

Harvardwood

Organization for Harvard University alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends working or strongly interested in the arts, media, and entertainment; provides information, resources, and...

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