Harvard College

2019 Mar 05

Paths to Medical School for Athletes: Gaining Traction in Pre-Health

8:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Ticknor Lounge
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
2019 Jan 29

How to OCS 101

4:00pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Come learn about the various resources available at the Office of Career Services! PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
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 Apr 04

Social Impact Expo

3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

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.
2019 Feb 20

A Guide to Meals, Manners, and Mastering Conversation on the Job Search

4:30pm to 5:30pm

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? 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.
2019 Mar 29

Building up or Selling out? A Discussion on Managing Selfish and Selfless Interests

3:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
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.
2019 Feb 14

Business and Tech Roles at Startups

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138

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.

 

Panel Members:

  • Jonathan Hennek, PhD ’12 (Northwestern),...
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2019 Feb 13

Architecture Professional in Residence Office Hours: Melisa Sherifi (ALM '17), project architect at Studio Troika

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138

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. ...

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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 Feb 11

Pre-Health 101

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
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.
2019 Feb 05

International Development Technology Pathways

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
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
2019 Jan 31

International Relations Bootcamp

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138

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

Cristopher...

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2019 Feb 27

Energy & Environment Pathways

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138

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...
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