Harvard College

2020 Jan 29

Public Service, Social Impact, & Education Internship Search Orientation

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Wondering what public service internships are available this summer and how to find them? Come to this session and hear from the Office of Career Services (OCS), the Institute of Politics (IOP), the Center for Public Interest Careers (CPIC), and the Harvard Global Health Institute (HGHI) about various public service opportunities for the summer. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
2020 Feb 25

MD-PhD: Is It Right For You?

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Aspiring to be a physician and enjoying bench research? On the PhD track but long for patient interactions? Can’t decide between the MD, the PhD, or the combined MD/PhD program? Not sure what degree(s) you need to achieve your long term goals? Join the Directors and Deans of Admission from Harvard Medical School, Washington University, the University of Pennsylvania, and the Weill Cornell/Rockefeller/Sloan Kettering Tri-Institutional MD/PhD Program to discover whether MD-PhD training is the right path for you and to learn how to be a competitive applicant. Co-sponsored by the Harvard... Read more about MD-PhD: Is It Right For You?
2020 Apr 02

Social Impact Expo (Postponed to 4/30 and 5/1)

3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

virtual

UPDATE: The Social Impact Expo has been postponed to Thursday, April 30 and Friday, May 1 and will take place virtually. More information, including the timing and list of employer participants, will be available soon. 

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,...

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2020 Feb 21

Acting and Auditioning

3:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Join Jake Schwencke ‘21 & Ece Hakim ‘21 for a presentation followed by a Q&A on their work as actors in the industry and how to best prepare/break into auditioning for professional projects. Jake Schwencke grew up as a child actor on Broadway, in TV and film, regularly auditioning out of New York City. Ece Hakim is an actress who has worked on multiple Turkish television series. They will share their experiences from when they started auditioning as well as advice on ways to break into a career of...

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2020 Mar 07

MIT Asian Career Fair

10:00am to 4:00pm

Location: 

Virtual (location update)

Update: This fair is now taking place virtually. Additional details are available at https://asiancareerfair.mit.edu.

"MIT Asian Career Fair is an official recruiting event at MIT in the spring that aims to establish conversations between Asia based employers and young US talent. We recognize the value of a thriving regional market in Asia and students’ growing demand for direct involvement with professional practices there. Using MIT as a platform to connect leaders in a...

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2020 Feb 20

Pursuing the PhD: Myths and Realities

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Are you a college or master's student considering a PhD in the arts and sciences (i.e. humanities, social sciences, or natural sciences)? Come hear from advanced graduate students who will share their tips and advice on applying for, and surviving and thriving in, graduate school. We'll also discuss essential questions you must ask yourself before committing to the PhD, as well as how to position yourself for a career within or beyond the professoriate after grad school.

Panelists include:

  • Bradley Craig, PhD candidate, African and...
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2020 Mar 26

LinkedIn for Networking, Career Building, & the Job Search (Webinar)

1:00pm to 2:15pm

Location: 

Webinar
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 & LinkedIn Trainer, Sabrina Woods, www.... Read more about LinkedIn for Networking, Career Building, & the Job Search (Webinar)
2020 Feb 14

STARTUP CAREER FAIR

1:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Innovation Lab, 125 Western Avenue, Allston, MA
Join us for the Startup Career 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 Startup Career Fair website. Harvard ID required for entry.
2020 Mar 10

(CANCELED) State Department Professional in Residence Career Chat

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Interested in foreign policy work? Want to combine a career in public service with international adventure? Join Diplomat in Residence for New England, Philip Beekman, to learn more about career and student opportunities with the U.S. Department of State.  Application deadlines for summer internships and State Department fellowships are in early fall - join this session to learn how to prepare now to submit a strong application. The State Dept is actively recruiting students who are studying business... Read more about (CANCELED) State Department Professional in Residence Career Chat
2020 Feb 12

How to Work a Career Fair

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Are you attending the Startup Career Fair? Learn how to make connections and stand out at this fair, and everywhere you go, to improve your chances of getting a great job! PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
2020 Feb 07

Pre-Health 101

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Come 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.
2020 Feb 10

Medical School Application Process (Webinar)

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Webinar
Juniors and seniors: The OCS pre-med advisers will run through all the basic "how-to questions" regarding the application timeline and will discuss such issues as letters of recommendation, the personal statement, the AMCAS application, school selection, secondary applications, what to expect with regard to interviews, how to work with your house pre-med committee, and how to decide whether this is the year for you to apply. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
2020 Feb 04

Applying to Business School 101

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Considering business school in the future? Have questions about the application process and how to evaluate programs? Wondering why people decide to go to business school, and what they hope to do after? Come to this session to hear from current business school students and OCS, and to get answers to these questions and more! PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
2020 Jan 30

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. Learn and exercise creative ways to be a successful self-advocate in an interview. Together, we will discuss how to strengthen your interview skills by framing, illustrating, and articulating your qualifications. Please note this workshop will focus on behavioral interviewing for all industries. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.

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