Harvard College

2019 Sep 19

Fast Math

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Lamont Library Forum Room
Want to sharpen your quantitative skills in preparation for management consulting interviews? This workshop focuses on teaching the quantitative skills you’ll need to succeed in these interviews. You will learn techniques to do calculations quickly without using a calculator, solve percentage growth problems, and handle market sizing and estimation questions. Workshop facilitator Matthew Tambiah is a former McKinsey consultant and has a bachelor’s degree in electrical... Read more about Fast Math
2019 Sep 09

Medical School Interview Workshop

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Discuss and practice the basics of interviewing for med school. We ask that only current applicants or seniors who will be applying in a future application cycle attend. Students applying to other health-related schools (e.g., dental and vet) are also welcome. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
2019 Nov 13

Summer Funding Orientation - Non-Credit International Opportunities

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Learn what programs are eligible for OCS summer funding and how to apply. Hear from students who have who have been funded in the past. NOTE: You must attend one of these sessions to apply for OCS summer funding for international independent internships, research assistantships, or volunteer opportunities. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
2019 Sep 16

Pre-Health 101

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Come meet the Harvard pre-health advisers and Pre-Health Peer Liaison PAFs (PPL PAFs) 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 and research opportunities , and how to think about your different extracurricular activities.
2019 Sep 05

How to Work a Career Fair

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Planning to attend an upcoming career fair and not sure what to expect? Have you been to fairs before but need tips on making the most of them? Come to this presentation and get practical tips and advice on how to make the most of your time at career fairs and employer events! PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
2019 Oct 04

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

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Thinking about applying for a Ph.D. program in engineering or life/physical 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 TO ATTEND.
2019 Sep 13

Harvardwood: "I Was a Showbiz Intern"

3:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Interested in the entertainment industry? Come learn about Harvardwood, your most helpful resource in your job and internship search! Learn about Harvardwood 101 and Harvardwood Summer Internship Program, and hear from a panel of students who've interned in the field. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND. For additional information see https://www.harvardwood.org/fall2019_infosession_101hsip.
2019 Oct 25

So You Want to Make It in Hollywood? with Nicky Weinstock '91 (Red Hour) and Winifred Neisser ‘74 (Former SVP, Sony Pictures Television)

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138

 

Thinking about pursuing a career in tv or film, whether as a writer, producer, or executive? Interested in learning how to navigate this career pathway? Want to discuss how Hollywood is changing to include more diverse stories and voices? Join us for a lunchtime conversation with Producer Nicky Weinstock '91 and Winifred Neisser ‘74, Former Senior Vice President, Movies for Television and Miniseries, ...

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2019 Sep 11

How to OCS 101

5:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Learn how the Office of Career Services can help you explore your interests, make connections, and prepare for summer funding, internships, research and public service opportunities. This workshop will give you an overview of the many resources at OCS and provide strategies for using them effectively. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
2019 Sep 04

Fashion Scholarship Fund Information Session

12:00pm to 12:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Are you a sophomore, junior, or senior interested in fashion? Learn about the YMA Case Study Competition which allows you to win up to a $35,000 scholarship, and to connect with opportunities for internships and mentorship within the industry! PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
2019 Oct 21

Education: Explore Career Pathways

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138

PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.

Interested in a career in education and want to know some paths you might explore? Learn from a diverse panel of alumni who will share information about their career trajectories and discuss the field of education. Panelists’ backgrounds include teaching, administration, community engagement, leadership, youth development, strategic planning, effective learning, policy, and entrepreneurship. They have experience in K-12 charter and district...

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2019 Sep 26

Life Sciences Career Pathways

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138

There are many diverse pathways for students with a life sciences concentration. Come hear from experts who have distinctive careers within a number of scientific disciplines. You'll learn how scientists are applying their technical knowledge and expertise to tackle real-world challenges, and hear about where future opportunities may exist.

Panelists:

  • Emy Chen (PhD ’05), Senior Director, Licensing at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Kevin Jiang, Science Writer at Harvard Medical School
  • Eric Kelsic (PhD ’14), Founder & CEO at...
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2019 Oct 16

Job Offers and Negotiations

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Curious about the best way to negotiate a job or internship offer? Want to learn what can and can’t be negotiated? Come learn about the ins and outs of successful negotiation. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
2019 Dec 02

Summer Internships, Study Abroad, and Funding 101

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Science Center
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 TO ATTEND.

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