Past Events

  • 2018 Dec 11

    Project Teach Presents College Applications: Getting Started & Finishing Strong

    5:30pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    The Harvard Ed Portal is proud to offer a free College Application: Getting Started & Finishing Strong Workshop for high school students who live or attend school in Allston-Brighton or Cambridge. For freshmen and sophomores: get familiarized with college application vocabulary! And for juniors and seniors: learn how to strengthen your college application activities section with strong vocabulary. Through one application, students can apply to the more than 700 colleges and universities across the country that accept the Common Application. It is never too early to start to...

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  • 2018 Dec 11

    Present Yourself with Confidence

    9:30am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Have you ever felt nervous, shaky, sweaty, scared, or queasy for an interview, proposal, or presentation?

    This session will explore how Mental Skills Training helps athletes and performers to deliver their best, consistently and with confidence. Best of all, you will learn a bit about how the preparation and performance tools can apply to YOU in your pursuits. (Note that participants in this workshop will not be required or even asked to make a presentation of any type.)

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  • 2018 Dec 04

    Building a Savvy Profile on LinkedIn with Sabrina Woods

    10:30am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Avenue, Allston, MA 02134
    LinkedIn has become an incredibly powerful tool for building and maintaining your professional network, and for landing new positions. Join the Harvard Ed Portal for a hands-on workshop to help you build a stronger profile. Topics include changing your headline, enhancing your summary and skills, positioning yourself when you are job hunting later in your career, making career...
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  • 2018 Dec 03

    Monday Job Seekers Connection

    Repeats every week every Monday until Mon Dec 03 2018 except Mon May 28 2018, Mon Jul 02 2018, Mon Jul 09 2018, Mon Jul 16 2018, Mon Jul 23 2018, Mon Jul 30 2018, Mon Sep 03 2018, Mon Oct 08 2018, Mon Nov 12 2018, Mon Nov 19 2018.
    11:00am to 12:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Connecting with other job seekers can make all the difference between exhaustion and enthusiasm. Join other job seekers each week for mutual support, encouragement, inspiration, and empowerment in your job search. Job Seekers Connection energizes and motivates participants by teaching valuable career search strategies and techniques. You are invited to exchange job leads, business cards, resumes, networking techniques, and interviewing tips. The topics addressed each week are based on input from the group—so come prepared to articulate the kind of job you are seeking.

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  • 2018 Dec 02

    Allston-Brighton Community Reception

    3:00pm to 4:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Please join the Harvard Ed Portal and President Lawrence S. Bacow for an Allston-Brighton community reception and Celebration of the Fall 2018 Mentoring program! Refreshments will be served.

    RSVPs are kindly requested by Friday, November 30 edportal@harvard.edu or 617-496-5022.

  • 2018 Nov 29

    Implementing a Small Business Growth Strategy: Interactive Panel Discussion

    5:30pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave, Allston, MA 02134

    SCORE Boston is inviting you to join a panel of SCORE Counselors to discuss how to grow your business and take it to the next level. We are inviting small business entrepreneurs who have been in business for less than five years with an annual revenue from $250,000 to $2 million to join a group of SCORE counselors who have expertise in sales, marketing, finance, management, funding, and more.

    We will discuss the challenges you are facing that may be preventing your business from growing. Is your marketing strategy reaching your intended customer? Is your pricing strategy right for...

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  • 2018 Nov 28

    Fall 2018 Yoga

    Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Nov 28 2018 except Wed Nov 21 2018.
    6:30pm to 7:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Come relax, improve flexibility, and beat stress with introductory yoga classes at the Harvard Ed Portal! Modifications for all experience levels of yoga are offered. Classes are free, but RSVPs are required.

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  • 2018 Nov 27

    Code With Root Open Session

    3:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Learn to code—with robots! Root is a robot that moves, draws, erases, plays music, and has over 50 sensors and actuators. Students ages 7-11 will learn to code by playing games, following tutorials, and doing creative exercises. This two-hour workshop is free, but there are limited spots—RSVP to reserve your child’s place today!

    Please note: Students must be residents of Allston-Brighton to attend.

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  • 2018 Nov 27

    Microsoft Word & Excel Practice Session

    10:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Need a refresher on your Microsoft Excel skills? Join us for a practice session!

    Participants will be guided through practice activities to refresh their Microsoft Excel skills. Activities are based on beginner and intermediate skill level. You are also welcome to bring a project you are working on to get assistance. It is recommended you attend our Beginner or Intermediate Excel class before registering.

    No need to bring a computer. This session is taught using our laptops.

    Please note: You...

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  • 2018 Nov 26

    Monday Job Seekers Connection

    11:00am to 12:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Connecting with other job seekers can make all the difference between exhaustion and enthusiasm. Join other job seekers each week for mutual support, encouragement, inspiration, and empowerment in your job search. Job Seekers Connection energizes and motivates participants by teaching valuable career search strategies and techniques. You are invited to exchange job leads, business cards, resumes, networking techniques, and interviewing tips. The topics addressed each week are based on input from the group—so come prepared to articulate the kind of job you are seeking.

    ...

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