Making Connections

2019 Feb 05

US Job Search for International Students

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Are you an international student interested in pursuing a job in the US? Learn how to invest your limited time and give yourself the best chance of finding a U.S. job with visa sponsorship. Learn tips for how to overcome shyness and strategies for navigating the U.S. job market. Presented by Dan Beaudry, author of “Power Ties: The International Student’s Guide to Finding Jobs in the United States.” Dan is the former head of campus recruiting at Monster.com and the former Associate Director of Corporate Recruiting at Boston University.... Read more about US Job Search for International Students
2019 Feb 08

HES: LinkedIn for Networking, Career Building & The Job Search (Webinar)

1:00pm to 2:15pm

LinkedIn is an incredibly powerful tool for building and maintaining your professional network. Join us to be guided step-by-step through enhancing your profile and networking for job leads. We'll discuss your headline, skills, summary, and adding links to show examples of your work. Additional topics: ways to reach out to alumni and other professionals, asking for informational interviews, growing your reputation and how to benefit from participating in groups. This session will be taught by Career Coach... Read more about HES: LinkedIn for Networking, Career Building & The Job Search (Webinar)
2019 Feb 12

HES: Networking: Make Your Contacts Count (Webinar)

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Studies continue to show that networking is the most effective job search strategy. Learn step-by-step how to implement this strategy. Learn how to build relationships and connect with people who can help you explore career options, and lead you to the type of job or internship you are seeking. Conquer your fear and learn how to start networking today. To participate, pre-register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8492102641634680065. Please join at least five minutes before the workshop is scheduled to... Read more about HES: Networking: Make Your Contacts Count (Webinar)
2019 Mar 13

GSAS: Discover Great Jobs through Informational Interviews

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
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
2019 Jan 23

GSAS: Networking for Researchers

10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Lamont Library Forum Room, Cambridge, MA 02138 (Bring your Harvard ID!)

Networking can often feel daunting, yet it’s essential to be successful in any career path. All of us can benefit from a more systematic approach to networking. In this lecture, Jean-Luc Doumont will cover approaches to effective networking (with a focus on conferences and other academic settings), both face-to-face and online, each time offering concrete, readily applicable tips. Jean-Luc is acclaimed worldwide for his no-nonsense approach, and his highly applicable, often life-changing, recommendations on a wide range of topics of interest to researchers. This event is open to GSAS...

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2018 Oct 26

HES: LinkedIn for Networking, Career Building & The Job Search (Webinar)

1:00pm to 2:15pm

Location: 

WEBINAR
LinkedIn is an incredibly powerful tool for building your professional network. Join us to be guided step-by-step through enhancing your profile and networking for job leads. This session will be taught by Career Coach & LinkedIn Trainer, Sabrina Woods. To participate, pre-register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/9079071423334893571. Once pre-registered, you will receive (within seconds) a confirmation email. Click on the link included in the confirmation... Read more about HES: LinkedIn for Networking, Career Building & The Job Search (Webinar)
2018 Oct 11

GSAS: Career Fairs: How to Stand Out (Webinar)

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

WEBINAR

Learn how to introduce yourself to employers and to stand out at career fairs and employer events. Be prepared and have effective interactions with employers! To participate, pre-register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2954951086468744451. You will receive (within seconds) a confirmation email. Click on the link included in the confirmation...

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2018 Oct 17

Make Connections: Leveraging Your Harvard Network

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
As a Harvard student, you have access to one of the largest and most influential networks in the world. Yet, for many, the process of networking can be a distressing task. OCS invites you to this practice-based program to learn how to build relationships and connect with people who can help you explore career options and lead you to the type of job or internship you're seeking. PLEASE REGISTER THROUGH CRIMSON CAREERS TO ATTEND.
2018 Sep 27

HES: Positioning Your Extension School Degree & Certificate to Employers (Webinar)

1:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

WEBINAR
Join us for a webinar discussion about how to position your Harvard Extension School experience with potential employers. Have you ever been asked what is the Harvard Extension School, and why did you choose to attend? This webinar will explore these questions as well as how to represent the Harvard Extension School on your resume, at interviews and networking events. To participate, pre-register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7893838570498219266. Once pre-registered, you will receive (within seconds) a... Read more about HES: Positioning Your Extension School Degree & Certificate to Employers (Webinar)
2018 Sep 28

GSAS: Manners, Meals and Mastering Conversation

9:00am to 10:00am

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Unsure what to do during interviews and networking dinners? Do you often feel tongue-tied in these situations? Fair or not, people tend to equate a lack of etiquette and conversation skills with a lack of ability to be good at what you do. Join us for this program and learn tips on how to present yourself with the kind of polish that shows you can be taken seriously. PLEASE REGISTER THROUGH CRIMSON CAREERS TO ATTEND.
2018 Sep 20

HES: LinkedIn for Networking, Career Building & The Job Search (Webinar)

1:00pm to 2:15pm

Location: 

WEBINAR
LinkedIn is an incredibly powerful tool for building your professional network. Join us to be guided step-by-step through enhancing your profile and networking for job leads. This session will be taught by Career Coach & LinkedIn Trainer, Sabrina Woods. To participate, pre-register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6235490262324724227. Once pre-registered, you will receive (within seconds) a confirmation email.... Read more about HES: LinkedIn for Networking, Career Building & The Job Search (Webinar)
2018 Sep 24

LinkedIn for Networking, Career Building, and the Job Search

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Lamont Library, Forum Room
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. This session will be taught by Career Coach & LinkedIn Trainer, Sabrina Woods. Note: Please bring a laptop or tablet to this session and join one LinkedIn group. We will also “keep the lab open” until 6:00pm for additional questions and feedback on your profile.... Read more about LinkedIn for Networking, Career Building, and the Job Search
2018 Sep 28

The Top 10 Skills Employers Expect from Harvard Graduates

3:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Employers are increasingly seeking candidates who are "career ready": able to articulate and use their talents, interests, and strengths. In this session you'll learn about the specific skills employers are seeking, and how you can develop those skills and illustrate them in your documents and interviews. PLEASE REGISTER THROUGH CRIMSON CAREERS TO ATTEND.
2018 Oct 23

HES: Networking: Make Your Contacts Count (Webinar)

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

WEBINAR
Studies continue to show that networking is the most effective job search strategy. Conquer your fear and learn step-by-step how to build relationships and connect with people who can help you explore career options, and lead you to the type of job or internship you are seeking. To participate, pre-register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2102139080957525762. Once pre-registered, you will receive (within seconds) a confirmation email. Click on the link included in the confirmation email to join the... Read more about HES: Networking: Make Your Contacts Count (Webinar)
2018 Nov 07

GSAS: Talk Your Way into a Great Job

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
The best way to find the perfect job is to meet with and gather information from people already working in your field of interest. Learn practical tips from OCS, and hear from super networker, Mateo Jarquín, PhD candidate in history, who will discuss how he has cultivated great opportunities through networking. This workshop will demystify the process of networking and give you practical tips on how to actually get out there and talk your way into a fabulous job! PLEASE REGISTER THROUGH... Read more about GSAS: Talk Your Way into a Great Job

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