Career Pathways

Making Connections & Employer Research

Summer is an excellent time to learn more about specific industries and employers, which includes reaching out to fellow students, recent alumni, and other professionals who are working in fields or at organizations that interest you. Making connections and networking are the most effective ways to explore pathways, navigate the application and interview process, and position yourself for future internship and job opportunities. What sets a candidate apart is their demonstrated interest and knowledge about the organization, the work that they do, and the broader career field. Get a head start by utilizing some of

By Recruiting / Employer Engagement Team
Recruiting / Employer Engagement Team
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Making the Most of Your Summer

Summer is almost here! Congratulations on completing the academic year. We know that while many of you may be looking forward to a summer experience, others may still be seeking new opportunities.

If you are looking for a summer experience, …

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Recruiting / Employer Engagement Team
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Apply for Harvard SEAS Funding for GHC and TAPIA 2024 Tech Conferences

Attention Harvard College students: the SEAS application to apply for potential conference funding (covering registration, hotel, and flights) for 25 undergraduates to attend the ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Conference (September 18-20 in San Diego, CA), and …

By Meaghan Shea
Meaghan Shea Assistant Director, Technology, Data Analytics, Life & Physical Sciences & Entrepreneurship
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Find a career that aligns with your career interests, see current salary projects, and identify skills you need to apply for that next job or internship.

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Skill Building Courses

Nonprofit Management Foundations

Taught by Leslie Crutchfield
Thinking about leading a nonprofit organization? Internationally renowned author Leslie Crutchfield provides a primer on nonprofit management and leadership. She…

Managing Projects Across Cultures

Taught by Sam Yankelevitch
The success of your global project team is dependent on the ability of your team members to work effectively across…

Leading Globally

Taught by Anil Gupta & Haiyan Wang
Global expansion can help a company grow faster, enjoy the benefits of global scale, and tap into the unique advantages…

Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies

Taught by Tarun Khanna
This business and management course, taught by Harvard Business School professor Tarun Khanna, takes an inter-disciplinary approach to understanding and…

How to Build a Startup

Taught by Steve Blank & Kathleen Mullaney
In an introduction to the basics of the famous Customer Development Process, Steve Blank provides insight into the key steps…

Discover & Communicate Personal Values

Taught by Henna Inam
Inspirational leaders can create transformation within themselves and their teams, in the form of pursuing services and missions that matter.…

Architectural Practice Foundations

Taught by Branka Knezevic
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be an architect, or what it’s like to run your own firm?…

Architectural Design Process

Taught by Branka Knezevic
What is the role of an architect in the creation of a building? And what are the regulation factors governing…

Technology and Data Careers in Government

Taught by Jonathan Reichental
Today, some of the most exciting, meaningful, impactful, and in-demand IT careers are in helping to make cities work well.…

Leading in Government

Taught by Adelle Dantzler
Many people feel that leading in government is a puzzle. While it certainly has its challenges, serving the public can…

Neuroscience for More Effective Learning & Development

Taught by Stella Collins
The brain works in mysterious ways. Why is some knowledge retained, while other information just fades away? Neuroscience—the study of…

Learning to Teach Online

Taught by Oliver Schinkten
Technology has changed the nature of education—and the jobs of educators. Online instruction requires different methods to help students learn.…

Instructional Designer

Taught by Joe Pulichino
Instructional design (ID) models are frameworks that help you create quality training. In this course, instructional design expert Dr. Joe…

Get Ready for Your Coding Interview

Taught by YK Sugi
If you’ve nabbed an interview for a software development position, it’s likely that you’ll have to face a common hurdle—the…

Finance Foundations

Taught by Kay Stice and Jim Stice
Finance exists in the real world. It impacts everyone: individuals, families, companies, and governments. While it may sound complicated, at…

Excel for Banking Professionals

Taught by Michael McDonald
Across the world of banking and finance, Excel is simply indispensable. This critical tool serves as a blank canvas for…

Financial Modeling Foundations

Taught by Michael McDonald
By distilling key information regarding cash flow levels and risks, financial modeling helps decision-makers make informed choices based on data…

How to Succeed in a Case Study Interview

Taught by Jena Viviano
You’ve nailed the first few rounds of interviews, and now you’ve been invited to participate in a case study interview.…

PowerPoint Essential Training

Taught by Jess Stratton
You don’t have to be a designer to create a great visual presentation. Learn how to use Microsoft PowerPoint for…

Data Visualization: Storytelling

Taught by Bill Shander
We are wired for story. We crave it. Storytelling has played an integral role in our ability to make progress…

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