Non-Academic Job Search

  • 2019 Feb 20

    A Guide to Meals, Manners, and Mastering Conversation on the Job Search

    4:30pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
    Unsure what to do during interviews and networking dinners? Do you often feel tongue-tied in these situations? Employers are often looking for candidates with strong communication skills, including those who can handle themselves in all types of networking situations. Join us to learn tips on how to present yourself with polish. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
  • 2019 Feb 21

    Biotech, Pharma, and Healthcare Pathways

    4:30pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138

    The health sciences field is growing, with thriving opportunities at biotechnology and pharmaceutical organizations. Learn more about the impact technology is making on healthcare innovation and gain insight on what it takes to make an impact on the future of healthcare.

    Panelists include:

     

    • Jenna Eun, PhD ’13 (UW-Madison) Johnson & Johnson: Senior Data Scientist
    • Patrick Guertin, MS (Northeastern), ...
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  • 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 28

    GSAS: Academic Administration Career Chat [WEBINAR]

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Interested in learning more about academic administration? Are you a Humanist or Social Scientist interested in both academic and non-academic career paths? Come hear Yonatan Eyal, PhD '05 History, talk about his career path as a historian, educator, and administrator. Yonatan is currently the Director of Graduate Studies at the University of Cincinnati where he helps administer a graduate school of 11,000 students and teaches history. This will be a webinar. PLEASE... Read more about GSAS: Academic Administration Career Chat [WEBINAR]
  • 2019 Mar 06

    GSAS: Powerful Presenting

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
    Learn to be a powerful presenter! Not everyone feels comfortable in front of a crowd. Whether it’s presenting your research, delivering a speech, or simply speaking up during a meeting or networking event, finding your true and confident voice can be a challenge. Using a theater-derived approach and practical “on-your-feet” exercises, this workshop will give you the tools required to engage your audience with warmth, confidence and clarity. Led by David Marino, improv and presentation expert.... Read more about GSAS: Powerful Presenting
  • 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 13

    GSAS: Discover Great Jobs through Informational Interviews

    4:30pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
    The best way to find the perfect job is to meet with and gather information from people already working in your field of interest, and along the way, you'll discover new opportunities you hadn't expected. Learn practical tips from OCS, and hear from a PhD candidate who successfully used informational interviewing to build connections and find new opportunities. This workshop will demystify the process of informational interviewing so you can actually get out there and network your way into a fabulous job!... Read more about GSAS: Discover Great Jobs through Informational Interviews
  • 2019 Mar 21

    GSAS: Designing Your Life after Harvard

    10:00am to 3:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Dudley House, Harvard Yard, Common Room
    The same design thinking approach used to develop cutting edge technology, products, and spaces can be used to design and build your career. Join us for this day-long workshop created to help you navigate your next career steps. Adapted from the popular Stanford course and book entitled “Designing Your Life,” this hands-on session will give you the tools to make decisions, learn more about your career options, and confidently leverage the Harvard network while prototyping a few different plans for your future. The day will be filled with individual and group activities inspired by the design... Read more about GSAS: Designing Your Life after Harvard
  • 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 Mar 27

    GSAS: Leveraging Your PhD: Why Employers Value Your Skills

    4:00pm to 7:30pm

    Location: 

    Dudley House Common Room

    Explore career options beyond academia and learn how to leverage your PhD. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.

    4:00–5:00pm: Nuts and Bolts: Landing a Job in today’s Economy. Hear from GSAS '19 graduates who have successfully landed a job.

    • Chester Chia, PhD ’19,  Neuroscience, Starting at Clarion Healthcare, Boston...
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