Panel or Guest Speaker

  • 2019 Feb 22

    GSAS: Lessons Learned from the Non-Academic Job Search

    1:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
    Are you considering your next steps after graduation? Are you wondering how others who have come before you have successfully transitioned to a job outside of the academy? Join this informal career discussion led by Austin Campbell, 2018 graduate in Religion, about his career journey from academia to healthcare consulting. This conversation can be relevant for anyone exploring careers outside of the academy regardless of discipline!... Read more about GSAS: Lessons Learned from the Non-Academic Job Search
  • 2019 Feb 27

    So You Want to Write Fiction...

    8:00pm to 9:00pm

    Location: 

    Mather House

    Wondering what to do about that urge to write? Want to hear three great writers discuss the writing life? Mather’s writer-in-residence Keith Raffel will moderate a discussion among three great authors on all aspects of their fiction-writing careers from how they got started to how they keep going.

    • ZZ Packer has had short stories published in many magazines including The New Yorker, Ploughshares, and Best American Short Stories. Her debut collection of stories Drinking Coffee Elsewhere was selected by John Updike for the Today...
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  • 2019 Mar 07

    Health Policy Training and Careers with Zirui Song, MD, PhD

    4:30pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
    Zirui Song, MD, PhD will speak about his training and career path in health care policy and medicine. His work focuses on policies to address health care spending and quality, including the effect of provider payment policies in Medicare and the privately-insured population. Dr. Song is a an assistant professor of health care policy and medicine at Harvard Medical School and a general internist at Massachusetts General Hospital. He received his Ph.D. in Health Policy (Economics track) from Harvard University, and his M.D. magna cum laude from HMS. He completed his residency training at MGH.... Read more about Health Policy Training and Careers with Zirui Song, MD, PhD
  • 2019 Mar 12

    GSAS: Science and National Defense Career Chat

    4:30pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
    Come hear Edlyn Levine, PhD '16 Applied Physics, talk about her work at the MITRE Corporation. Edlyn's work focuses on tackling advanced technical challenges and expanding scientific frontiers in the interest of National Defense. Learn more about what it is like to transition from academia to industry, working at MITRE, and career opportunities within the organization. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
  • 2019 Mar 26

    GSAS: Career Chat: Intellectually Engaging Careers Outside Academia

    4:30pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Wondering about how to transition from doctoral studies in the humanities to business innovation and technology?  Come talk with Scarlet Marquette, PhD '13 Slavic, to learn how she got to Silicon Valley after working in consulting, investment management, and tech startups while in graduate school. Scarlet will share insight into how to cultivate a success mindset and the key strategies to excel in business. As Director of Strategic Relations at Singularity University, a Silicon Valley think tank, Scarlet builds and nurtures relationships with multinational corporations,...

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  • 2019 Apr 04

    Africa Careers: Panel + Mixer

    5:00pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
    Undergraduates are invited to enjoy food from the African continent as we hear from a diverse guest panel who have worked in various African countries. An informal mixer, following the panel discussion, will offer an excellent opportunity to continue talking with panelists as well as other individuals with experience in Africa. This program is cosponsored by the Office of Career Services (OCS), The Center for African Studies (CAS), Harvard African Student Association (HASA), and the Harvard Africa Business Investment Club (HABIC).... Read more about Africa Careers: Panel + Mixer
  • 2019 Apr 05

    How to Break into VC: a Meetup

    4:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
    Interested in venture capital but not sure where to get started? Come learn from alumni venture capitalists about pathways for breaking into the exciting world of VC! PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
  • 2019 May 02

    GSAS: Real Life Stories from the Academic Job Search

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
    Whether you’re on the academic job market now, or you plan to be in coming years, you will benefit from learning first-hand from recent PhDs who have successfully landed academic jobs despite the tight market. Hear job search stories, strategies, and advice from recently hired PhDs who will be working in a variety of academic positions after graduation. PLEASE REGISTER TO... Read more about GSAS: Real Life Stories from the Academic Job Search

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