Networking & Professional Development

Office for Alumni Affairs and Career Advancement
Five ways to connect with alumni:
Use the Alumni Directory to search by:
  • Degree
  • Location
  • Field of Practice
  • Country of Expertise
  • Business
Workshops and Events

September

October
 
Professional Development Lunch Workshops

Each October and April, the Office for Alumni Affairs hosts lunch workshops designed to give students the extra edge they need to be successful in your career. We invite alumni back to HSPH to give students insight into additional skills students need in the workplace. Free lunch is provided.
Topics include:
  • MPH/MD: How to best leverage the MPH degree
  • Getting through the medical residency
  • Managing Up: Learn how to work successfully with a boss
  • Grant Writing 101
  • Maximizing the Alumni Network
  • How to start your job search
  • Budgeting experience in a managerial position
  • Positions in Global Health Organizations
  • How to get research grants
  • The path to professorship
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Career options in Quality Improvement
  • From Visa to Green Card - tips for the international student
  • How to get through the medical residency process
  • Public health from the private sector perspective
  • Grant Writing
  • Research careers in a not-for-profit health policy foundation
  • Crisis management
  • Fundraising in a not-for-profit environment
  • Life after Post-Doc
  • Supervising 101/Managing Teams
  • Beyond the Doctorate: Postdocs, Academia, or Industry
  • Life after HSPH: Managing Expectations
  • Managing Up
  • Leading by Influence
  • How to run a meeting
  • You're an alumnus, now what? Staying involved with HSPH.
November
  • Washington, D.C. trip November 7. Harvard School of Public Health students can travel to Washington, D.C. and New York City to go on site visits to various public health organizations, network with HSPH alumni, attend panel discussions, and meet with employers. The Washington, D.C. trip is November 7, 2014. The New York City trip is March 27, 2015.

December

January


J-Term Job Shadow Program

 
February

March


Spring Networking Workshop and Reception
  • New York City trip. March 28, 2014. Harvard School of Public Health students can travel to Washington, D.C. and New York City to go on site visits to various public health organizations, network with HSPH alumni, attend panel discussions, and meet with employers. The Washington, D.C. trip is November 7, 2014. The New York City trip is March 27, 2015. 
  • Women in Leadership Student-Alumnae Breakfast - March 28

April


Professional Development Workshops
Alumni Council Elections - Nominations open April 18