Dr. Furlong (Romance Languages, 2003) and Dr. Barber (Zoology, 2002) help PhDs plan successful careers - Furlong at CUNY Graduate Center and Barber at Penn. Barber maintains an active Zoology presence as consultant, writer and adjunct faculty member, and Furlong is co-author of The Academic Job Search Handbook. Both believe deeply in your versatility as a PhD.
Join them for a free three-day AMA (Ask Me Anything) about whatever career issues are top of mind for you. Humanists, social scientists, scientists, engineers - everyone is invited to ask...
Career fairs can be a great opportunity to meet employers and to gather information from a wide variety of industries. Learn how to maximize and plan your time before, during, and after the fairs--including how to write and present an effective professional pitch. To participate, first pre-register. Once pre-registered, you will receive (within seconds) a confirmation email. Click on the link included in the confirmation email to join the webinar. Please join at least five minutes before the workshop is scheduled to... Read more about HES: Getting the Most Out of Career Fairs (Webinar)
First impressions do count! From writing effective accomplishment statements to deciding what to include and what to leave out, this workshop discusses, step-by-step, how to build and improve your resume and cover letters. To participate, first pre-register. Once pre-registered, you will receive (within seconds) a confirmation email. Click on the link included in the confirmation email to join the webinar. Please join at least five minutes before the workshop is scheduled to begin.
The Intelligence Project and Recanati-Kaplan Foundation Fellows at the Harvard Kennedy School will host a career advice workshop. Lunch will be provided. Harvard IDs checked at the door. Open to all Harvard students.
If you have ever thought about pursuing a career in the Intelligence Community (IC), please join several current members of the IC as they discuss:
Excited to find a lab to do term time or summer research? Curious about what it means to “do research”? Come to this workshop to learn about how to find a lab, important questions to ask, different ways to fit this in your schedule, and how to find funding. OCS Premed and Pre-Health advisers, OCS Peer Pre-health Liaison Peer Advising Fellows, and upperclassmen will be on hand to answer questions and help you think about your plans. This workshop is geared towards freshmen and sophomores, but all undergraduates are welcome.... Read more about Finding a Lab That Fits: Gaining Traction in Pre-Health
As a Harvard student, you have access to one of the largest and most influential networks in the world. Yet, for many, the process of networking can be a distressing task. OCS invites you to this practice-based program to learn how to build relationships and connect with people who can help you explore career options and lead you to the type of job or internship you're seeking. ...
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 you need know, and do, to efficiently advance in your early research career. GSAS students,...
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. To participate, pre-register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4007176012318347523. Once pre-registered, you will receive (within seconds) a confirmation email. Click on the link included in the confirmation email to join the webinar. Please join at least five minutes before the workshop is scheduled to begin. Read more about HES: Navigating a Successful Career Change (Webinar)
Are you a PhD student graduating in May? Have you just realized you need a job in a few months? Don't panic! OCS is here to help you whip your nonacademic job search into shape. Check out this workshop to learn about valuable resources and strategies to begin an effective nonacademic job search. We will cover topics such as the importance of networking, how alumni can help in your search, skills you have that employers may be looking for, crafting an effective resume, and more!
This event is open only to Harvard GSAS students and alumni.