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2017 Jun 19

Archives Open House: Persian Art at the Fogg Museum, 1900–1950

1:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

In conjunction with our exhibition A New Light on Bernard Berenson: Persian Paintings from Villa I Tatti, Harvard Art Museums staff will present materials illustrating the museums’ history of collecting, teaching, and exhibiting Persian art; the event will take place in the Art Study Center. Formats to be shown include archival photographs, correspondence, diaries, teaching materials and student works, and more, and will focus on the...

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2017 Jun 13

Grand Illustrated Lecture and Magic Lantern Show

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, Menschel Hall 32 Quincy Street Cambridge, MA 02138

In the 17th century, scientists, educators, and philosophers used the magic lantern—a device that can project images on a wall or screen—as an instrument. But when the device got into the hands of showmen and conjurers, it became a form of popular entertainment, frightening and thrilling audiences for hundreds of years. Please join us to learn more about this proto-cinematic instrument and enjoy an actual magic lantern show given by collector Richard Balzer. Extraordinary images from hand-painted glass slides will be projected onto a 40-foot screen by a 19th-century magic lantern....

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2018 Feb 15

My First Job, Now What?

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

For those who are in their first “real” job after school, this session will help you explore what next steps you might consider taking on your career journey.  You will focus on describing your skills and weave in the aspects of work that you find most interesting.  At the end of the session you’ll craft concrete goals to help you move toward your next career opportunity.

Cost: $25

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2017 Aug 03

Interviewing Skills for Candidates

9:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

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

This workshop will provide guidelines and practice which will help you successfully prepare for interviews. During this session, we will discuss different types of interviews (behavior-based, informational and phone); address what the hiring manager expects from candidates during job interviews, and strategize how best to answer potentially difficult interview questions.

Cost: $25

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

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2017 Aug 08

How to Prepare as an Internal Candidate

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

This session will provide you with strategies, tips, and resources to be a strong internal candidate. We’ll review how to use ASPIRE, Harvard’s on line recruitment system, with an opportunity to ask questions about the recruitment process.

Cost: $0

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

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2017 Nov 30

How to Network at Harvard

9:00am to 10:30am

Location: 

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.

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2017 Sep 28

Creating Your Best Resume

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

This workshop covers the general principles of creating an effective resume, including a discussion of common pitfalls that can prevent you from being selected for interviews. Examples will be used to highlight a clear, focused resume, targeted to specific skills and the experience sought by hiring managers. This session will provide an outline of best practices for writing resumes and participants are encouraged to use provided tools to continue their resume-writing process. The class will conclude with a brief peer review of resumes.

Cost: $25

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2017 Oct 17

Career Roadmaps - Multi-Day Course

9:00am to 4:00pm

Location: 

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

Additional day of the course:
Thursday, October 19 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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2017 Jun 15

Lunchtime Bike Ride

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Christian Herter Park,1175 Soldiers Field Rd, Allston MA

Interested in learning a new route to campus?  Think you live too far to bike to work? Want to fit some biking into your day? Join us on June 15 from 12-1 for an instructor-led lunchtime group bike ride to the Park&Pedal lot at Christian Herter Park. Pack your lunch and enjoy a casual bike ride with colleagues.

RSVP by June 13 to commuterchoice@harvard.edu 

Lunchtime Bike Ride

June 1, 2017
Interested in learning a new route to campus? Think you live too far to bike to work? Want to fit some biking into your day? Join us on June 15, 12-1pm for an instructor-led group bike ride to the Park&Pedal lot at Christian Herter Park. Pack your lunch and enjoy a casual ride with colleagues. RSVP by June 13 to commuterchoice@harvard.edu

Analytics Staff Consortium

May 24, 2017

The Analytics Staff Consortium (ASC) at Harvard is a new and informal group formed to connect professional staff across Harvard’s central administration and Schools whose work requires analytic expertise. Learn more here

2017 Aug 08

Kick$tart Paying Off Debt (Debt Repayment Strategies)

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Room 406, 4th Floor, 114 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge

In partnership with Harvard University Human Resources, Benefits Office, HUECU will host a series of Financial Wellness Workshops for Harvard University employees on a variety of financial topics throughout the summer.

Ready to Kick$tart Your Finances? This summer, join us for a workshop series designed to improve your financial wellness.

Debt repayment can be challenging. How do you prioritize what you pay first and how? Balance transfer or debt consolidation loan? Pay off the highest rate first or lowest...

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2017 Jul 25

Kick$tart Your Financial Knowledge (Comparing Loans and Credit Card Offers)

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Room 406, 4th Floor, 114 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge

In partnership with Harvard University Human Resources, Benefits Office, HUECU will host a series of Financial Wellness Workshops for Harvard University employees on a variety of financial topics throughout the summer.

Ready to Kick$tart Your Finances? This summer, join us for a workshop series designed to improve your financial wellness.

You know the fine print on loans and credit card applications? Yes, the stuff that no one likes to read? Gain insight on what it all means and how to compare offers...

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