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Career Development Opportunities @ HMS

If you are looking to enhance your existing career at HMS, or to prepare yourself for advancement, please be sure to explore opportunities for Career Development at Harvard.

Undecided about what you want or know how to do? Explore your interests, skills, values and reputation with Looking Inward.

Unsure of realistic possibilities? Find out more about where and how to get to your desired career by looking at the world of work around you with Looking Outward.

Ready to take the next step? Learn about informational interviewing, resumes and cover letters and job searching with Looking Forward.

 Training @ HMS

Options for learning alongside your colleagues from across the Harvard Longwood Campus abound!

Our own Work/Life and Learning & Development resources, as well as the Center for Workplace Development (CWD), offer a wide range of workshop and discussion formats and topics.

Current Calendar of Offerings for the Harvard Longwood Campus

HLC Work/Life & Professional Development Course Catalogue

For questions related to our Work/Life offerings, contact ( For questions about Learning & Development on the Harvard Longwood Campus, contact Gillian Simkiss (

Self-Paced Learning (for free!)

Harvard ManageMentor, developed by Harvard Business Publishing, is an online learning and collaboration resource for solving everyday business challenges.  If you need guidance creating a budget, suggestions for making meetings more effective, or techniques for motivating and leading others, Harvard ManageMentor offers best practices from world-class business experts on a wide spectrum of management topics. Harvard ManageMentor

There are also excellent training resources available through lyndaCampus, an online training resource for members of the Harvard community. lyndaCampus at Harvard University 

Harvard Online Learning

 With Harvard Online Learning explore Harvard’s extensive, world-class online learning opportunities, including podcasts and lectures to fully interactive courses and programs.



Transit Gallery Exhibit!
Opening January 28, 2015


Dimensions of Harvard Medical School - a photography exhibit representing the many faces and facets of the Harvard Medical School community. 


Over 100 portraits of HMS and HSDM faculty, staff, administrators, fellows and students from the Quad and Harvard-affiliated hospitals capture the essence of our community and represent our vast scope of cultures, ethnicities, races, genders, ages, careers, tenure and spiritual beliefs. Personal narratives of the participants compliment the photography of Jennifer Waddell and reveal the motivations and talents our colleagues draw upon to make Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Dental Medicine “work”.


All are invited to the exhibit opening and reception on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 from 4:00—5:30 PM in the Waterhouse Room at HMS' Gordon Hall located at 25 Shattuck Street.