There truly is no "average" or "typical" premed student—especially if you are an athlete! Hear about all the different ways to be premed at Harvard. Learn about all the different tracks in medicine (and the ways to get there such as non-science concentrations!) and how to put together your time at Harvard to have the most enjoyable experience possible while also being premed. This workshop is geared towards freshmen and sophomore athletes, but all undergraduates are welcome.... Read more about Paths to Medical School for Athletes: Gaining Traction in Pre-Health
Gutman Conference Center, 6 Appian Way, Cambridge, MA 02138
Join us for the Social Impact 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 Social Impact Expo website. Harvard ID required for entry.
Feeling pressure to go into consulting, finance, or tech? Pressure to maximize your income potential for yourself or your family? Maybe you took a high-paying job and feel like you're turning your back on your public service passions? Maybe you turned down a high-paying job as an act of protest against the capitalist machine? This discussion will be a safe space for students to think through and discuss these very real tensions. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
Unsure what to do during interviews and networking dinners? Do you often feel tongue-tied in these situations? Employers are often looking for candidates with strong communication skills, including those who can handle themselves in all types of networking situations. Join us to learn tips on how to present yourself with polish. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
Interested in working for a startup but not sure where you might fit in? Learn more about the various tech and non-tech roles at startups from business and marketing to engineering and more. Attend this program to hear from students and alumni who have successfully landed jobs at startups. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
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.
Join Professional in Residence Melisa Sherifi (ALM '17), project architect at Studio Troika, for a one-on-one conversation to learn how to plan for and succeed in a career in architecture. Learn about Melisa's career path and interests in sustainability, building energy, and design, and get advice about applying to architecture school and how to gain experience in the field. ...
Meet the Harvard pre-health advising team and learn how you can successfully launch your premed or pre-health studies. We will review advising resources at Harvard, how to find health-related opportunities and research positions, and how to think about your different extracurricular activities.
Are you interested in technology, and how it is being used to help developing countries around the world? Hear from professionals who are using technology to benefit the greater good globally in areas like online education for people in emerging markets, information sharing for social impact organizations, designing technology to help address the problems facing education today, and helping NGOs and others use technology and crowdsourcing to implement innovation in areas such as poverty alleviation.... Read more about International Development Technology Pathways
For Harvard College students only: Congratulations on your upcoming internship! This will be a wonderful opportunity to develop new skills, meet people, and explore an organization or industry. Because the world of work is very different than college, OCS invites you to learn some tips and tricks to make the most of your summer and get your questions answered.... Read more about Maximizing Your Summer Internship (Webinar)
Join this session to get ideas and resources for your internship or job search! Hear from your peers who’ve had experiences in various countries and organizations. Learn how they found and funded their internship. Get ideas for what you might do this summer and beyond. The following students will share information:
Deni Hoxha’21, (Economics) – Office of the Prime Minister of Albania
Emily Markowitz’21 (Social Studies) - Ministry of Finance, Republic of Chile
Cora Neudeck’19 (Integrative Biology) -Global WE Women, Kosovo
Considering a career related to environmental causes, energy, or sustainability? Get a jumpstart on the job and internship search by coming to this session focused on ideas and strategies that will put you on the right track. You'll hear from panelists working in a variety of industries and job functions in nonprofit, corporate, and government settings.
Panelists will include:
Matthew Gschwend, AB ’16 (Environmental Science & Engineering), Product Manager at NrgTree
Marcus Hazelwood, ALB ’18 (Environmental Studies), Project Manager...