Workshop or Orientation

  • 2020 Oct 27

    GSAS: Preparing for First Round Academic Interviews

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Virtual
    It's not too early to begin preparing for the exciting possibility of being invited for a first-round academic interview! These used to be held primarily at conferences, but with the COVID-19 pandemic, this year they are likely to be held exclusively by phone or video conference. Learn how to make a strong impression in phone or video interviews to maximize your chances of being invited for the next round.... Read more about GSAS: Preparing for First Round Academic Interviews
  • 2020 Oct 28

    GSAS: Behavioral Interviewing Bootcamp - Part II Practice (NOTE: NEW TIME)

    4:30pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Virtual

    Behavioral interviewing questions are a part of nearly every job interview. Be prepared to handle these questions effectively. Use this time to review best practices for structuring these responses, and come ready to practice your answers with peers and GSAS Career Advisers in an informal virtual setting! You do not need to have attended the first Behavioral Interviewing talk held September 23 in order to join for this follow-up session.

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  • 2020 Nov 04

    HES: Pursuing a PhD in the Arts & Sciences

    1:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Virtual
    If you are considering applying to PhD programs please join Laura Stark, PhD, of the Office of Career Services (OCS), for a discussion about earning a PhD. Laura will present some helpful tips for applying to PhD programs and discuss some essential questions you must consider before applying. She will also discuss the application process, how faculty admissions committees evaluate you, and actions you can take to strengthen your candidacy. To participate, pre-register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/... Read more about HES: Pursuing a PhD in the Arts & Sciences
  • 2020 Nov 04

    GSAS: Job Search in Challenging Times - Faculty Perspective [Postponed to Jan 2021]

    5:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Virtual

    Please note: We have decided to postpone this event to January 2021 (date, TBD). Please watch this calendar for updated information.

    How do you talk to your adviser about your future career, whether it be academic or nonacademic? When do you begin the conversation, and how supportive will your adviser be? With the upheaval in the academic job market this fall, this conversation has become event more important than ever. Come join this discussion with Harvard faculty to learn how to approach this discussion with your adviser.

  • 2020 Nov 12

    Medical School Application Process

    1:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Virtual
    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.... Read more about Medical School Application Process
  • 2020 Nov 17

    GSAS: Preparing for (Virtual) Campus Visits

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Virtual
    Tis the season for campus visits, except this year, these critical interviews are likely to be held online! If you’ve been invited for a virtual or in-person campus interview, you’ll want to know what to expect and how to prepare! Join this webinar to learn about how to navigate this complex and grueling multi-day interview, including managing time and logistics, conversations with faculty, deans, and students, the job talk and teaching demo, and social gatherings.... Read more about GSAS: Preparing for (Virtual) Campus Visits