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2016 Jun 10

Navigating Your Harvard Career

12:00pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

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

Course Code: CPD690

Cost: $25.00

This workshop is for internal job applicants and provides an overall context and landscape for hiring at the University. You’ll get an overview of the current structure of Harvard's workforce and career choices (job functions and job families) and hear about how to make best use of internal resources and systems to prepare for your next Harvard opportunities. 

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2016 Feb 03

LinkedIn for Your Career

9:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

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

Course Code: CPD686

Cost: $50.00 

Networking is critical to career development and everything you do now to build relationships offline can be translated into a LinkedIn activity. Founded in 2003, LinkedIn now has more than 347 million members in over 200 countries and territories making it the world's largest professional network on the internet. Learn how to take advantage of this powerful career development resource in this lab style class, through an engaging profile and an active voice in your LinkedIn network.

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2016 May 04

Creating Your Best Resume

12:00pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

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

Course Code: CPD661

Cost: $25.00

Are you marketing yourself and your skills as best you can? Do you have a concise, up-to-date resume on hand? Does your resume compliment your LinkedIn page? 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. The session provides techniques for creating a resume that will get attention, tips on writing a cover letter and how these two documents work together to present you as the ideal...

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2016 Jan 12

Interviewing Skills

12:00pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

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

Course Code: CPD620

Cost: $25.00

Being well-prepared for and choosing the right interviews to go on are both key elements in your overall career strategy and in finding your next job. This workshop will provide guidelines and practice to help you successfully prepare for interviews. During this session, we will define various types of interviews (including behavior-based, informational and phone); address what the hiring manager expects from candidates during job interviews, and strategize about how best to answer potentially difficult...

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2016 Jun 16

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:
Tuesday, June 21 from 9:00am - 4:00pm

Course Code: CPD600

Cost: $100.00

Trying to figure out what's next in your career? In this comprehensive and intensive workshop, you will build your understanding of the career management process and increase your ability to manage your career throughout your work-life. Through the use of career assessment tools, individual reflection and group discussion, program will cover a broad range of topics from self-assessment through goal setting. 

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2016 Mar 30

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:
Friday, April 1 from 9:00am - 4:00pm

Course Code: CPD600

Cost: $100.00

Trying to figure out what's next in your career? In this comprehensive and intensive workshop, you will build your understanding of the career management process and increase your ability to manage your career throughout your work-life. Through the use of career assessment tools, individual reflection and group discussion, program will cover a broad range of topics from self-assessment through goal setting. 

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2016 Mar 13

Winter Wellness Walk

1:00pm to 1:45pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building

Sundays: Dec. 13, Jan. 10, Feb. 7, Mar. 13, 1:00-1:45 p.m. 
Location: Hunnewell Building

Great scenery and exercise, who could want more? Take a brisk walk this winter and stay healthy and connected to the Arboretum at a time when the landscape is pared down to its beautiful bones. This walk emphasizes fitness, with a healthy dose of information on seasonal highlights. Winter tours are geared to adults and led by trained Arboretum docents. 

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2016 Feb 07

Winter Wellness Walk

1:00pm to 1:45pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building

Sundays: Dec. 13, Jan. 10, Feb. 7, Mar. 13, 1:00-1:45 p.m. 
Location: Hunnewell Building

Great scenery and exercise, who could want more? Take a brisk walk this winter and stay healthy and connected to the Arboretum at a time when the landscape is pared down to its beautiful bones. This walk emphasizes fitness, with a healthy dose of information on seasonal highlights. Winter tours are geared to adults and led by trained Arboretum docents. 

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2016 Jan 10

Winter Wellness Walk

1:00pm to 1:45pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building

Sundays: Dec. 13, Jan. 10, Feb. 7, Mar. 13, 1:00-1:45 p.m. 
Location: Hunnewell Building

Great scenery and exercise, who could want more? Take a brisk walk this winter and stay healthy and connected to the Arboretum at a time when the landscape is pared down to its beautiful bones. This walk emphasizes fitness, with a healthy dose of information on seasonal highlights. Winter tours are geared to adults and led by trained Arboretum docents. 

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2015 Dec 13

Winter Wellness Walk

1:00pm to 1:45pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building

Sundays: Dec. 13, Jan. 10, Feb. 7, Mar. 13, 1:00-1:45 p.m. 
Location: Hunnewell Building

Great scenery and exercise, who could want more? Take a brisk walk this winter and stay healthy and connected to the Arboretum at a time when the landscape is pared down to its beautiful bones. This walk emphasizes fitness, with a healthy dose of information on seasonal highlights. Winter tours are geared to adults and led by trained Arboretum docents. 

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2015 Dec 12

The Changing Brain: An Insider’s Look

10:00am to 12:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

How is your teenage brain different from an adult’s?  Come find out and explore the amazing human brain! Learn from Harvard researcher Dr. Leah Somerville how the brain changes throughout the teenage years. Discover the truth behind many common myths. Get a behind the scenes look at how our MRI takes pictures of the brain-in-action. Compare the brains of different species by holding real specimens in your hands. All activities are designed to be a fun and interactive experience for families with children aged 8-13 to learn together.

Fees:  $10 members/$...

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2015 Dec 03

Winter Bike Riding Workshop

5:30pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

Winter cycling presents a unique set of challenges for cyclists to remain safe. Specialists from CommonWheels will be on hand at the Ed Portal to help you gain the knowledge you need to ride safely all winter long. They’ll offer safety tips for riding in dark and/or inclement weather and offer suggestions on what types of safety equipment riders need.

As always, bike specialists will also provide safety inspections and provide you with the tools you need to make tune-ups and...

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2015 Dec 05

Home Buying Workshop

10:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

HUECU - 104 Mt Auburn Street, 4th floor

The Harvard University Employees Credit Union is hosting a free home buying workshop on Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 104 Mt Auburn Street, 4th floor, Conference Room A from 10:30 am to noon.  Unsure about the home buying process?  This workshop will take you through the home buying process and familiarize you with mortgage terminology. To register, follow the link.   

2015 Dec 15

Arnold Arboretum Lilac Sunday 2016 T-Shirt Contest

5:00pm

Location: 

Arnold Arboretum - 125 Arborway, Boston, MA 02130

Lilac Sunday is an annual celebration of spring and the blooming of the extensive lilac collection at the Arboretum in Jamaica Plain. For many years, a t-shirt has been created as a memento of the event. We are looking for artists to submit designs for this year’s contest. Deadline for submissions is December 15, 2015.

We’ve included details below and have attached a poster for printing and distribution. Please share this with your constituents, artists, and community.  Details can also be found...

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