Harvard College

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 06

Medical School Mock Interviews for LGBTQ Applicants with Maya Harary

1:30pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Sign up for a 30-minute mock interview with Maya Harary. Maya is a fourth-year medical student at HMS. She is originally from Israel by way of the Netherlands and moved to the US for college. She studied neuroscience at Johns Hopkins before starting medical school. At HMS she was an executive board member of the LGBTQ student group (LAHMS) and a member of the Dean’s Advisory Committee on LGBT Affairs. She also served on the Admissions Committee for two cycles. She is currently applying into residency in Neurosurgery. Strong preference will be given to current medical school applicants. PLEASE... Read more about Medical School Mock Interviews for LGBTQ Applicants with Maya Harary
2018 Sep 10

Xfund: Entrepreneurship Venture Capital Fund

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Thinking of starting that company you've always dreamed of, but don't know who to talk to? Learn the nuts and bolts of getting started with Xfund, the early stage venture capital fund co-founded by Harvard and designed specifically to support university founders. Its managing partners, Patrick Chung (Harvard AB, JD-MBA) and Brandon Farwell (Stanford BA, Harvard MBA), are former entrepreneurs turned early stage venture capital investors dedicated to helping you sharpen an idea, put together a plan, and create something out of nothing. Brandon originally met... Read more about Xfund: Entrepreneurship Venture Capital Fund
2018 Nov 26

Summer Internships, Study Abroad, and Funding 101

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Science Center E
Looking to work, volunteer, or study abroad this summer? Not sure where to start looking? Curious about funding options? Join us for a quick overview of everything you need to know to get started and meet important deadlines. Hear from students about their experiences with summer study abroad, domestic and international internships, and working back home for the summer. PLEASE REGISTER THROUGH CRIMSON CAREERS TO ATTEND.
2018 Nov 01

Education Pathways

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Learn from a diverse panel of education practitioners who are Harvard College and Harvard Graduate School of Education alumni. Panelists have experiences working in startups, government, and schools in various areas including teaching, technology, admissions, research, policy, and more. Hear about their career paths, the field of education, and suggestions for students.

Panelists:
Glen Bogardus’12, HGSE’16, Learning Experience Designer, HubSpot
Ranya Brooks, HGSE’18, Recruiter, Boston Plan for Excellence
Madeline Nam’18, HGSE’19, Harvard Teacher Fellow
Mia...

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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 Sep 11

Ace your Interview

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Interview skills can make or break your chance of receiving an offer. This workshop will focus on the dynamics of conducting a winning interview. Learn how to effectively prepare and research for an interview, and how to handle difficult questions.
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 Nov 08

Africa: Finding and Funding Internships

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Want to intern in Africa but not sure where to begin? Looking for an experience in a particular country and need ideas? Hear from students about their internship experiences across the continent as well as how they found and funded them. OCS and the Center for African Studies will share information about funding options and what you should know in order to apply. PLEASE REGISTER THROUGH CRIMSON CAREERS TO ATTEND.
2018 Oct 04

Engineering, Life, and Physical Sciences: Applying, Surviving, & Thriving in Grad School

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Are you thinking about applying for a Ph.D. program in engineering or the physical or life sciences? Learn from current graduate students about the struggles and pleasures of graduate school, and gain first-hand advice on choosing a graduate program, successful application strategies, and things you should consider before embarking on this first step in an academic career. PLEASE REGISTER THROUGH CRIMSON CAREERS TO ATTEND.
2018 Sep 27

International Development: Strategies for Success

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Interested in a career related to international development? Join this interactive session, led by Salimah Samji, MPA/ID’04, who has over 15 years of experience and has worked at The World Bank Group, Google.org, and at the Center for Int'l Development at Harvard. Learn about international development, career pathways, and resources to help you with a strategy for success. OCS and CID staff will also share information. Bring your questions! Cosponsored by the Center for International Development.... Read more about International Development: Strategies for Success
2018 Sep 07

Business & Technology Fair

12:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Sheraton Commander, 16 Garden St. & Harvard SOCH
Join us for the Business & Technology Fair! 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 Business & Technology Fair website. Harvard ID required for entry.
2018 Nov 08

Music & Entertainment Pathways

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Explore a variety of behind-the-scenes careers in music & entertainment. Learn about entry level paths and how you can position yourself to succeed in these exciting industries. Alumni working in business, creative, and tech roles will share their career stories and advice.

  • Nick Horendo ’19 – Summer Production Intern at The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
  • Ethan Karetsky HBS ’20 – Content Acquisition at Hulu
  • La’Toya Princess Jackson ALM ’19 in Dramatic Arts – Owner at LaPrincess Music Publishing LLC & Recording, Performing, and...
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2018 Oct 10

Pre-Health 101 for Athletes

7:00pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

Murr Center
This orientation is primarily for first-year and sophomore student-athletes considering careers in medicine or another health profession, but all students are welcome to attend. Meet the Harvard pre-health advising team and learn how you can successfully launch your premed or pre-health studies! We will review essential advising resources at Harvard, how to find health-related opportunities and research positions, and how to think about your different extracurricular activities. Please register by completing the RSVP form on the... Read more about Pre-Health 101 for Athletes

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