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2017 Dec 05

Email for Action - Webinar

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Online

Given email is the most popular channel of communication at Harvard, this workshop focuses on writing techniques that can impact how your messages are read and retained.

Cost: $25

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

2017 Sep 12

Email for Action

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

Given email is the most popular channel of communication at Harvard, this workshop focuses on writing techniques that can impact how your messages are read and retained.

Cost: $50

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

 

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2017 Sep 19

Difficult Conversations

9:30am to 3:30pm

Location: 

Longwood Medical Area

This class combines exercises and discussion to help you understand the fundamentals of a “difficult conversation”. Based on required pre-reading of the book Difficult Conversations, the workshop concludes with participants preparing for, and having practiced, their own difficult conversation by leveraging learning-partners.

Cost: $75

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

2017 Jul 20

Difficult Conversations

9:00am to 3:00pm

Location: 

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

This class combines exercises and discussion to help you understand the fundamentals of a “difficult conversation”. Based on required pre-reading of the book Difficult Conversations, the workshop concludes with participants preparing for, and having practiced, their own difficult conversation by leveraging learning-partners.

Cost: $75

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2017 Dec 06

Communicating at Work

9:30am to 1:30pm

Location: 

Longwood Medical Area

In a workplace culture overly-dependent on voicemail and email, many of us have forgotten key elements of effective, meaningful, verbal communication. This session explores different communication styles and techniques for communicating with those different from your own.

Cost: $50

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

2017 Sep 13

Communicating at Work

9:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

In a workplace culture overly-dependent on voicemail and email, many of us have forgotten key elements of effective, meaningful, verbal communication. This session explores different communication styles and techniques for communicating with those different from your own.

Cost: $50

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

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2017 Jun 11

Bonsai and Penjing Pavilion Open House

Repeats every week every Sunday until Sun Jun 25 2017 . Also includes Sun Jul 09 2017, Sun Jul 16 2017.
11:00am to 1:00pm

11:00am to 1:00pm
11:00am to 1:00pm
11:00am to 1:00pm
11:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

Larz Anderson Bonsai Collection
Come and experience a very unique opportunity in the Arnold Arboretum's Bonsai and Penjing Collection of dwarfed potted plants. With an Arboretum volunteer, you will be able to go inside the pavilion, hear about the history, culture, and care of these amazing and very special plants. 

In case of inclement weather, contact 617.384.5209.

Free, no registration needed

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2017 Jun 22

Cambridge Open Archives

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

The Harvard Art Museums Archives is participating in Cambridge Open Archives, an annual event that offers the rare chance to visit a number of unique archives and collecting agencies in Cambridge. Staff from the Harvard Art Museums Archives will present archival materials based on this year’s theme, “Living and Dying in Cambridge.” Talks will be held at 4pm and 5pm, in the museums’ Materials Lab.

Free admission, but registration is required. Sign up for the event here.

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

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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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