Past Events

  • 2020 Feb 26

    GSAS: Meet Your OCS Advisers at Longwood!

    1:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Courtyard Café, Warren Alpert Building, Longwood Medical Area

    As part of the new GSAS@Longwood initiative, OCS career advisers Laura Stark and Caroline Wright will staff a table in the Courtyard Café once per month. Stop by for a drop-in conversation, ask your career questions, and learn about how OCS can help you pursue a satisfying career! Come by every Wednesday afternoon to visit other GSAS student services offices.

    Laura Stark is also available for individual 30-minute appointments on alternate Mondays at Longwood. Schedule an appointment through Crimson Careers.

    Read more about GSAS: Meet Your OCS Advisers at Longwood!
  • 2020 Feb 26

    HES: Navigating a Successful Career Change (Webinar)

    1:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Webinar
    Are you ready to make a career change? A career move can be a daunting process. Explore how to take stock and develop a realistic plan of action. Learn key steps to help facilitate an effective and successful career change. Presented by Linda Spencer, Associate Director, OCS. To participate, pre-register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6151733876046919692. Please join at least five minutes before the workshop is scheduled to begin.
  • 2020 Feb 26

    GSAS: Making the Most of Your Postdoc [HMS/HDSM Office for Postdoctoral Fellows Event]

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Waterhouse Room, Gordon Hall 106

    Featuring: James Gould, PhD, Director, HMS/HSDM Office for Postdoctoral Fellows
    Description: Postdocs are faced with many obstacles in their pursuit of being an independent investigator, none more frustrating than getting the most out of their training. Jim Gould, director of the HMS/HSDM Office of Postdoctoral Fellows will lay out strategies for choosing the right research environment to thrive as a postdoc as well as planning, and executing, a successful postdoc tenure. Designed for current and future postdocs, the session will cover what...

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  • 2020 Feb 26

    GSAS: Graduate Career Consortium PhD & Master's Virtual Career Expo

    9:00am to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    Online
    This annual event, hosted by the Graduate Career Consortium and CareerEco, is open to PhD and Master's students, postdocs, and Alumni. Join in real-time via live chat sessions and meet top-notch employers seeking candidates with advanced degrees. See more information, including a list of employers, and register. Read more about GSAS: Graduate Career Consortium PhD & Master's Virtual Career Expo
  • 2020 Feb 25

    Paths to Medical School for Athletes: Gaining Traction in Pre-Health

    7:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    Ticknor Lounge, Boylston Hall
    There truly is no "average" or "typical" premed student—especially if you are an athlete! Hear about all the different ways to be premed at Harvard. Learn about all the paths to medical school (and the ways to get there such as non-science concentrations!) and how to put together your time at Harvard to have the most enjoyable experience possible while also being premed. This workshop is geared towards first-years and sophomore athletes, but all undergraduates are welcome.... Read more about Paths to Medical School for Athletes: Gaining Traction in Pre-Health
  • 2020 Feb 25

    MD-PhD: Is It Right For You?

    5:00pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
    Aspiring to be a physician and enjoying bench research? On the PhD track but long for patient interactions? Can’t decide between the MD, the PhD, or the combined MD/PhD program? Not sure what degree(s) you need to achieve your long term goals? Join the Directors and Deans of Admission from Harvard Medical School, Washington University, the University of Pennsylvania, and the Weill Cornell/Rockefeller/Sloan Kettering Tri-Institutional MD/PhD Program to discover whether MD-PhD training is the right path for you and to learn how to be a competitive applicant. Co-sponsored by the Harvard... Read more about MD-PhD: Is It Right For You?
  • 2020 Feb 25

    GSAS: The Networked Job Search

    4:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
    You've heard that networking is the best way to find a great job or internship (it is!), but you may be hesitant to get started. The easiest and most productive way to learn about different career fields and cultivate opportunities, is to meet one-on-one with professionals working in your field of interest. You'd be surprised how welcoming and informative these conversations can be. This interactive, hands-on workshop will demystify the process of networking and give you practical tips on how to actually get out there and network your way into a fabulous job!... Read more about GSAS: The Networked Job Search
  • 2020 Feb 25

    Environment & Climate Change: Career Pathways

    4:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138

    A changing climate is dramatically affecting many sectors and organizations, and opportunities to work within this field are varied. Attend this discussion to hear from panelists working in diverse industries and job functions related to the environment in nonprofit, corporate, and government settings. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.

    Panelists will include:

    • Talia Fox (AB '13), Environmental Planner at VHB
    • Ben Hellerstein, State...
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  • 2020 Feb 25

    Washington University MD-PhD Program One-on-One Office Hours

    2:00pm to 4:30pm

    Location: 

    OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
    If you are interested in learning more about the Physician Scientist Training Program (MSTP) and considering applying to MD-PhD programs in summer 2020 or 2021, you may sign up for an individual 15-minute office hour slot with Brian Sullivan, Director of the Washington University MD-PhD Program. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
  • 2020 Feb 25

    University of Pennsylvania MD-PhD Program One-on-One Office Hours

    2:00pm to 4:30pm

    Location: 

    OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
    If you are interested in learning more about the Physician Scientist Training Program (MSTP) and considering applying to MD-PhD programs in summer 2020 or 2021, you may sign up for an individual 15-minute office hour slot with Lawrence Brass, Director of the University of Pennsylvania MD-PhD Program. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.

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