The annual Career Connections across Harvard is a networking event for Harvard staff. It is an opportunity for staff to meet with representatives from different schools and units around the University to explore other areas of work at Harvard and expand professional networks. All staff are invited to attend, no registration is required.
Networking Open House 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
The Networking Open House is an opportunity for staff to meet with representatives from different schools and units around the University. This event provides opportunities to learn more about the variety of work here and expand your personal network.
Resume Review: 12 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Bring your resume for a 10-minute feedback session by a Harvard Human Resources professional.
Sign up in person at the event.
To prepare for this review, please:
1. Bring an up-to-date resume.
2. Proofread for typos, spelling and grammar.
3. Have specific questions to ask your reviewer.
4. Cover letters may be reviewed if time allows.
Attend a Session:
Registration is not required. First-come basis.
12:30 – 1:15 p.m.: Panel Discussion: Experiences in Navigating Harvard as an Internal Candidate.
Hear tips, strategies and encouragement from Harvard staff who have been successful Internal Candidates. There will be time for questions from the audience.
1:45 – 2:15 p.m: Top Ten Interviewing Tips
Wonder how to ace an interview? Come hear from recruiters and hiring managers the top 10 things you need to do to make a great impression in an interview.
Preparing for the Event
Like any networking opportunity, you should take some time to prepare in order to get the most out of meeting people! We have a number of resources to help you:
Preparing For Career Connections across Harvard - Ideas for before and after networking
How to Prepare as an Internal Candidate – Online Course in the Harvard Training Portal
“Tell Me about Yourself” Statement Template
Networking: Presenting Yourself in the Best Possible Way - Recorded webinar