Courtyard Café, Warren Alpert Building, Longwood Medical Area
As part of the new GSAS@Longwood initiative, OCS career advisers Laura Stark and Caroline Wright will staff a table in the Courtyard Café once per month. Stop by for a drop-in conversation, ask your career questions, and learn about how OCS can help you pursue a satisfying career! Come by every Wednesday afternoon to visit other GSAS student services offices.
Laura Stark is also available for individual 30-minute appointments on alternate Mondays at Longwood. Schedule an appointment through Crimson Careers.
Join us for this interactive workshop to learn tips on improving your LinkedIn presence and leveraging the tool to support your networked job search. In this workshop, we will help you build or improve your profile. We’ll also discuss strategies for connecting with alumni and professionals in your field, so you can conduct impactful informational interviews and cultivate great opportunities.... Read more about GSAS: LinkedIn Lab: Profile, Networking & Job Search
Sheraton Commander Hotel, 16 Garden St., Cambridge, MA 02138
Join us for the Harvard Extension School Job Fair! Career fairs and expos are a great way to meet representatives from different types of organizations, to learn about internship and full-time positions, and to discover exciting opportunities. For more information about this event, including the list of participating organizations, please visit the Harvard Extension School Job Fair website: ocs.fas.harvard.edu/hesjobfair. Registration is required. Extension School degree students, alumni, and certificate students can register through an... Read more about HARVARD EXTENSION SCHOOL JOB FAIR
Are you exploring your career options beyond academia? GSAS alumni are eager to meet current students and share advice about their career paths and opportunities. Come enjoy dinner and discuss your career questions with several GSAS alumni who...
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
Considering a career in public service? Curious about the range of leadership, career opportunities, and benefits available through the U.S. military? Join us for a discussion with senior military officers as they share more their experiences, what you will learn serving your country, and answer any questions you may have. Also, find out more about the generous funding the military offers to support graduate and professional school. A pizza lunch will be served. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
Learn the skills to negotiate your salary during the job search process. Explore how to research and to articulate your value to prospective employers. Salary negotiation is a business discussion. Strategize how to place yourself in a power position so you do not leave money on the table. Presented by Linda Spencer, Associate Director, OCS. To participate, pre-register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6126383535957738253. Please join at least five minutes before the workshop is scheduled to begin.
How do you talk to your adviser about your future career plans, whether it be academic or nonacademic? When do you begin the conversation, and how supportive will your adviser be? Come join this discussion with Harvard faculty to learn new approaches to this discussion. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
Professor Roberto Gonzalez (sociology)
Professor Alison Frank Johnson (history/Germanic Languages and Literatures)...
Are you looking for flexibility, more variety in the skills you use, independence from office politics and the ability to shift your work as the demands of your life change? If so, working in the gig economy by creating a portfolio career might be the answer. Instead of working a traditional full-time job, portfolio careers allow you to work multiple "gigs" made up of a combination of project work, contract work, part-time work and self-employment. Since 50% of jobs in the future will be of a gig nature (depending on industry), learning how you can become part of this new economy is a... Read more about HES: Working in the Gig Economy: Creating a Portfolio Career (Webinar)
Interested in an internship in finance, consulting, business or tech for summer 2021? Employer events will begin the first day of fall classes and campus interviews will begin in early September; for some finance internships, applications and interviews may start over the summer. It takes time to prepare for interviews, develop your resume, and get accustomed to using search resources such as Crimson Careers. Wouldn't it be great to begin some of your preparation this summer? How about already completing the mandatory registration for the 2020-2021 Campus Interview Program before you...