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Career Resources for Womxn

The good news is that many employers are actively seeking diverse talent, but we know it can be hard to identify these employers and resources. Please review the OCS curated list below for career resources including: job boards, funding sources, …

By Meaghan Shea
Meaghan Shea Assistant Director, Technology, Data Analytics, Life & Physical Sciences & Entrepreneurship
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5 Takeaways for Students Considering a Career in Education

The journalist Sydney Harris once said that “the whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.” This sentiment was evident at the Education Career Pathways Panel hosted by the Office of Career Services and the Educational Secondary Department …

By Jadyn Matthews
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Teaching at Teaching-Intensive Institutions Conference – Introductory Panel

Guest post by Moona, PhD Candidate in History, Cornell University, GSAS Visiting Student, Harvard University:

I recently attended the 2022 Teaching@Teaching Intensive Institutions conference, an annual event hosted by UMass Amherst at Westfield State University. This event offers PhD students …

By Moona, PhD Candidate in History, Cornell University, GSAS Visiting Student, Harvard University
Moona, PhD Candidate in History, Cornell University, GSAS Visiting Student, Harvard University
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Skill Building Courses

Instructional Designer

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

Learning to Teach Online

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

Nonprofit Management Foundations

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

Leading in Government

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

Technology and Data Careers in Government

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

Neuroscience for More Effective Learning & Development

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

Communicating Across Cultures

Tatiana Kolovou
To succeed in a cross-cultural business setting, it’s important to understand the differences in how people communicate. Language isn’t the…

Managing Projects Across Cultures

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

Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies

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

Leading Globally

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

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