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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

For questions related to our Work/Life offerings, contact Susanna Katsman (worklife@hsph.harvard.edu). For questions about Learning & Development on the Harvard Longwood Campus, contact Gillian Simkiss (gsimkiss@hsph.harvard.edu).

Upcoming Harvard Longwood Campus Development Trainings

Harvard Longwood Campus Lunch and Learn: Online Learning Tools, September 9th, 12:00-1:00pm, Countway Library, Ware Room.
Even for those of us who prefer instructor-led training the convenience of self-paced online training options is hard to beat when it comes to learning skills like Excel or best practices for managing up or planning a budget.  This session provide a comprehensive introduction to two stellar online learning tools available to Harvard employees free of charge:  Lynda.com and Harvard ManageMentor.  You will get an overview on how to get started in and navigate Lynda.com and Harvard ManageMentor as well as what type of learning each tool provides.
 
Harvard Longwood Campus Lunch and Learn: Networking for Social Connection, September 16th, 12:00-1:00pm, Gordon Hall, Waterhouse Room.
This course will explore the relationship between networking and social connections. It will explore the role of social media as well as social networking. Social media can create connections and networking can enable individuals to expand those connections, which can be beneficial for both work and health. 
 
Harvard Longwood Campus Lunch and Learn: Career Development Conversations-Staff, September 17th, 12:00-1:30pm, Kresge Bldg., Room 203
One of the most rewarding conversations you can engage in with your manager is one of discovery and planning professional development.  It can also cause us to pause, not sure where to start.  Please join us to discuss some of these common questions about Development Conversations:

*What IS a development conversation?
*What are some common myths and facts?
*What am I responsible for?
*How do I start?

Harvard Longwood Campus Lunch and Learn: Career Development Conversations-Managers, September 24th, 12:00-1:30pm, Kresge Bldg., Room 203
As a manager, one of the most rewarding conversations you can engage in with your staff is one of discovery and planning professional development.  It can also cause us to pause, not sure where to start.  Please join us to discuss some of these common questions about Development Conversations:

*What IS a development conversation?
*What are some common myths and facts?
*What am I responsible for?
*How do I start?

Come join us for any of the above Harvard Longwood Campus Lunch and Learns. Please feel free to bring and enjoy your lunch! Please register for the event you would like to attend in PeopleSoft by following this path: Self Service>Learning and Development>Request Training Enrollment>Search by Course Name>Category, enter HLC.

Harvard Longwood Campus Manager/Supervisor Series, Beginning September 17th with 6 sessions, 9:00am-12:00pm, Countway Library, Ballard Rm.
The goal of this training is to assist both experienced and newly appointed managers and supervisors, to develop or fine tune their own knowledge and expertise within the management function. This program has been designed with the help of experienced managers at HMS, HSPH and HSDM. We hope that this course will be an opportunity to meet some new colleagues and to share best practices. The program will run for 6 consecutive weeks.  Each week we build on the concepts of the previous week and set achievable goals to review the following week. Please note: Approval from your immediate supervisor and at least one direct report is required for this series.  Attendance at all 6 classes is strongly encouraged to receive the full benefit of the program. Please register for the above event in PeopleSoft by following this path: Self Service>Learning and Development>Request Training Enrollment>Search by Course Name>Category, enter HLC.

 

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 

 

 

 

The Summer Music Series Begins Wednesday, July 9, 2014

The schools of the Harvard Longwood Campus - HMS, HSPH and HSDM - invite you to take a break from your research, patients, paperwork and other tasks to enjoy the 6th Annual Longwood Campus Summer Music Series, taking place on the HMS Quad and Kresge Courtyard. The concerts, featuring talented musicians from Berklee College of Music, take place on Wednesdays from 12:30—1:30 p.m.

 

Join us July 9th for the first concert of the season.

 

If you have questions about the Summer Music Series, please contact Tania Rodriguez at 432-3809 or via e-mail (tania_rodriguez@hms.harvard.edu).