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.
12:00 p.m. to 3 p.m.: Networking Open House
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.
Attend A Session
You can choose to attend the following programs. Registration is not required; seating is first-come, first-served.
Panel Discussion: How I Moved Around Harvard University 12:30-1:15 p.m.: Learn from staff who successfully moved among different Harvard schools and units throughout their career. Get tips and strategies for how to research opportunities and network effectively across campus.
Quick Resume Review 12:00-2:30 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.
Tips for Being a Successful Internal Candidate 1:45-2:15 p.m.: Thinking about your next position at Harvard? Hear from experienced Harvard recruiters about how to be the best candidate you can be. Time will be available for questions about Harvard’s recruitment tools and process.
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