Learning & Development

2019 Sep 18

How to Network at Harvard

12:00pm to 2:00pm


Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge

In this session, you will explore various ways you can build a professional network at Harvard. Harvard is a vast place full of interesting people to meet and exchange with and to explore possibilities.

Cost: $0

Learn more and register on the Harvard Training Portal. Find class information here.

2019 Sep 25

Creating Effective Resumes and LinkedIn Profiles

12:00pm to 3:00pm


Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge

This workshop covers key principles and strategies for creating both effective resumes and LinkedIn Profiles. Examples and exercises will be used to highlight the importance of marketing specific skills and experience most sought after by hiring managers. The session will address the similarities and differences between resume and LinkedIn profiles and emphasize the importance of having both as part of your marketing plan. In addition, the workshop will address the role of cover letters in the application process. (Individual resume reviews will not be part of the workshop). Optional:...

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2019 Aug 07

Career Roadmaps (2-day course)

9:00am to 4:00pm


Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge

Additional day of the course:
Wednesday, August 14 from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Through this comprehensive program, you will build an understanding of the career management process by looking inward, looking outward, and looking forward. This active 2-day class will cover self-assessment of values, interests, skills and reputation; workforce trends and identification of professional networks; and exploration of options and goal setting. A variety of assessment tools, individual reflection, and group discussion will be used.

Cost: $125


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Speaking Up at Harvard

May 15, 2019
In this class on May 23, we’ll identify personal and organizational obstacles that can get in the way of sharing views/opinions in an open and respectful way at work. It is designed for participants looking to raise their confidence in speaking up in a one-on-one and team meetings. Learn more. Read more about Speaking Up at Harvard

Career Conversations

May 8, 2019
This session on May 16 will give you the opportunity to meet one-on-one with local HR officers so you can learn more about Harvard’s schools and departments, including key initiatives and work environments, and explore your career interests, expand your professional network and strengthen future applications. Learn more. Read more about Career Conversations
2019 Jun 12

Harvard Extension School Open House

6:00pm to 8:30pm


Harvard University, Memorial Hall, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
Extension Talks 6–8 pm
Sanders Theatre at Memorial Hall—Harvard University
A variety of students, alumni, and staff will share their stories and experiences with you throughout the evening.
Deans’ Welcome, 6 pm: Discover why students choose to start or continue their education at Harvard Extension School from our dean, Huntington Lambert, and our dean of academic programs, Suzanne Spreadbury.
Student & Alumni Stories, 6:15 pm: Hear from students—past and...
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Ethics and Accountability

May 1, 2019
This workshop on May 15 explores fiduciary responsibility and internal controls. Participants will gain a clear understanding of roles and responsibilities in protecting the University's resources while promoting an environment consistent with the University's values and objectives. Find class information here.

Making the Most of Feedback

April 17, 2019
This session on May 1 will reference the book Thanks for the Feedback to explore the importance of receiving feedback with a growth mindset and identify triggers that can cause us to shut down. We’ll discuss emotional components of the process and the impact it has on us as professionals. Learn more here. Read more about Making the Most of Feedback