Harvard College

2020 Dec 07

How Finance Works, with Professor Mihir Desai of HBS and HLS

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Virtual
Harvard Business School and Harvard Law School professor Mihir Desai has spent the last 2 decades teaching finance to MBA students, law students, executives, and undergraduates with widely varying backgrounds. Professor Desai will lead this engaging session, tackling a range of key topics in finance and discussing his new book How Finance Works. Get answers to questions such as:
  • What is the “Sell Side” and what is the “Buy Side”?
  • What is the difference between investment banking and other areas of finance like private equity and hedge funds?
  • ...
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2020 Nov 14

Pathways to Global Health [Harvard Global Health Student Advisory Committee Event]

3:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Virtual

"Join the Harvard Global Health Student Advisory Committee (SAC) on Saturday, November 14th at 3:00pm EST to learn about different pathways to study global health at Harvard. Speak with students from 15+ concentrations/secondaries and learn about summer internshipsresearch opportunities and student organizations.

Drop in any time between 3-4pm and stay for as long as you like. Before the hour is over, you should have a better idea about your academic plan and how to get involved in global/public...

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2020 Nov 13

Pathways to Global Health [Harvard Global Health Institute Event]

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Virtual
"The Harvard Global Health Institute (HGHI) is hosting an informal conversation with Dr. Hector Carrasco as part of our Pathways to Global Health Speaker Series. Zoom in to hear from Dr. Carrasco about his career path, his experience as a physician with PIH in Mexico, his work creating the first global health institute in Latin America, and his work with addiction as the High Impact Program... Read more about Pathways to Global Health [Harvard Global Health Institute Event]
2020 Nov 12

Zoom Mixer for Premed and Pre-Health Student Athletes with the OCS Pre-Health Advisers and Student-Athlete PPL PAFs and Alumni

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Online

Join the Office of Career Services (OCS) pre-health advising team, our student-athlete Pre-Health Peer Liaisons (PPL) from the PAF program, and a group of alumni student-athletes who are in medical school or residency to chat with us about how you can successfully launch and navigate your premed or pre-health journey! Student athletes in all class years are welcome. First years and sophomores: Please be sure you have viewed or attended our Pre-Health 101 orientation in advance of this session (recording available at...

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2020 Dec 02

FLP Speaker Series: Theresa McCulla, Curator, Smithsonian Institution [Food Literacy Project Event]

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Webinar

Theresa is a historian of the 19th and 20th centuries in the United States. Her scholarship investigates how Americans have used material and visual culture to define race, ethnicity, and gender, especially in the realm of food and drink.

As the curator of the American Brewing History Initiative at the Smithsonian Institution, Theresa collects objects, documents, and oral histories from the talented women and men who make the American brewing industry the most creative in the world.

The Initiative is the first national-scale, scholarly effort to collect the...

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2020 Nov 06

Coffee with an FLP Alum: Lia Mondavi, Growth Marketing Manager, Pasta Evangelists [Food Literacy Project Event]

10:30am to 11:30am

Location: 

Webinar

From the Food Literacy Project:

"COVID-19 is changing how we think about food systems and even where we get our food, all across the globe. Pasta Evangelists is a UK-based fresh pasta delivery company. Their ingredients are sourced seasonally and sustainably from a network of small farmers and local growers across Italy. They source San Marzano tomatoes from growers around Mount Vesuvius, toasted hazelnuts from Piedmont, black truffles from Umbria, and bright, emerald-green pistachios from sun-baked Sicily.

This virtual event is open to all Harvard students and...

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2020 Nov 16

Having Justice as a Client: Four Decades as a Lawyer for the Feds

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Virtual

PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.

SPEAKER: DOUGLAS LETTER, GENERAL COUNSEL OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
—in an off-the-record conversation with Keith Raffel, Mather House Resident Scholar and former counsel to the Senate Intelligence Committee.

Have you thought about a legal career in the federal government? Wonder what’s it like spending 40 years...

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2020 Oct 28

State of Hip Hop #4: DJs Mars, Nasty, & Sisko [Hasty Pudding Club Event]

7:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Virtual

From The Hasty Pudding Club:

"Join The Hasty Pudding Club and Music Publication KillerBoombox for a conversation about the changing realities of Hip-Hop music and the industry. Acclaimed New England Hip-Hop OG's DJ Mars, DJ Nasty, DJ Sisko and Alexander Padei join us at the Hasty Pudding Club for a close encounter Q&A about their experiences in Hip-...

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2020 Oct 24

Off Camera with Actor Ben Schwartz [OFA Event]

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Virtual

From the OFA:

"The Office for the Arts at Harvard presents Off Camera, a monthly series of live conversations, hosted by film and TV producer, Nicholas Weinstock ’91, with dynamic actors, writers and directors working in the fast-changing terrain of modern Hollywood. Off Camera will give students the chance to talk directly and candidly to some of the people working hardest to transform the art of entertainment.

This month, we will be...

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2020 Nov 19

So You Want to Write Fiction? Conversation with Allegra Goodman '89 and Megha Majumdar '10

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Virtual

PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.

Have an urge to write short stories or a novel? Or maybe you just love to read them? You won’t want to miss two acclaimed writers, Megha Majumdar ’10 (author of the bestselling A Burning) and Allegra Goodman ’89 (prizewinning author of six novels), in a conversation moderated by...

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2020 Nov 10

Building Toward a Career in Data Science

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Virtual
Are you interested in a career in data science, but unsure about how to develop the right technical expertise and business sense that are valued by employers in the data science space? David Wolski will help you identify what type of data scientist you want to be and devise a strategy for acquiring the right technical skills, building your personal brand, and establishing thought leadership for an impactful career in data science. David is an immunologist turned data scientist and currently the Data Science Lead for Interview Strategy at Insight Fellows.... Read more about Building Toward a Career in Data Science
2020 Oct 16

Social Impact Tech Career Pathways

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Virtual

Want to make an impact? Passionate about tech? OCS and HCS Tech for Social Good (T4SG) are hosting a social impact tech panel focused on careers in social impact tech. Panelists include Bari Lemberger (Sr. Manager, Social Impact at LinkedIn), Sam Brotherton (Senior SWE at Pachama, an AI carbon capture startup working with Microsoft, GitLab, etc.), and Simona Ramkisson (Manager of Community Development at the Wikimedia Foundation). Whether you're a computer...

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2020 Oct 13

Industry Insights: Innovation in Finance [SEAS Event]

3:30pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Virtual

Please register for this virtual event.

Hear from leaders in finance from the Capital Group, Capital One, and Fidelity. The panelists work in a variety of roles and will discuss the future of technology and data in the finance sector, the various pathways into the finance workforce, and advice for students considering a career in finance. Panelists will also discuss lessons learned and the challenges...

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