Leaving academia for the private sector can be confusing and frustrating for many PhDs. How should you prepare differently for a private sector job? How might employers perceive your PhD? More importantly, how can use your superb education as an advantage in the search process?
Have an urge to write short stories or a novel? Or maybe you just love to read them? You won’t want to miss two great writers discussing their fiction-writing careers. You’ll hear all—from how they got started to how they keep going—in a conversation moderated by Mather’s writer-in-residence Keith Raffel.
Juniors and seniors: The OCS pre-med advisers will run through all the basic “how-to questions” regarding the application timeline and will discuss such issues as letters of recommendation, the personal statement, the AMCAS application, school selection, secondary applications, what to expect with regard to interviews, how to work with your house pre-med committee, and how to decide whether this is the year for you to apply. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
GSAS Student Center (Lehman Hall), Grad Student Lounge
The foundation of career satisfaction starts with YOU. Identifying your strengths and interests will help you uncover career options and navigate your job search. OCS offers many self-assessment options…which one is right for you? In this workshop, current GSAS students will share their experiences using Free the PhD, Imagine PhD, and other tools. Join us to learn which option will best support your job search and...Read more about GSAS: Researching You: Uncovering Your Skills to Support Your Job Search
Learn what programs are eligible for OCS summer funding and how to apply. Hear from students who have who have been funded in the past. NOTE: You must attend one of these sessions to apply for OCS summer funding for international independent internships, research assistantships, or volunteer opportunities. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
Summers are valuable for all students, but this is especially true for athletes! Come hear from the Summer Planning & Funding team at the Office of Careers Services and premed/pre-health student athletes about different ways they have spent their summers. This workshop is geared towards first-year students and sophomores, but all undergraduates are welcome. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
Join us for a talk and Q&A with award winning actress, model, singer and activist Hayden Panettiere about her incredible career in entertainment and activism. Only 75 spots available. If you must cancel, please email email@example.com at your earliest convenience so we can give your spot to another guest.
Want to learn more about the basics of networking and the resources available to you, or looking for an opportunity to practice your skills? Come learn tips and tricks and meet Harvard College alumni in a casual setting at Networking 101. Job titles of some of the alumni who will be in attendance include author, CEO, healthcare analyst, finance associate, merchant, teacher, scientist, consultant, graduate student, and many more! Can’t make it to these two events? An event will be held...