Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

2020 Aug 11

Careers in the Humanities [Modern Languages Association event]

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Online

"What should a job search look like during a pandemic? How can you transfer and translate the skills you've gained from a PhD program as you consider more diverse career paths—and center your own wants and needs in the process? Join staff members from the MLA to learn how to define priorities for your job search, how to expand your network in a meaningful way, and other concrete steps you can take toward finding a job that speaks to you—as well as how the MLA can support you in your search and throughout your career. Speakers: Brian DeGrazia is the assistant director of programs...

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2020 Aug 27

GSAS: OCS Orientation for Regional Studies Students

9:00am to 10:00am

Location: 

Webinar

In this workshop, targeted specifically to Regional Studies master's students, you will learn about essential strategies used in most job searches, as well as the secrets of the OCS Recruiting Program and how to prepare effectively. The Campus Interview Program includes employers in the fields of technology, marketing, consulting, finance, advertising, and more. We'll discuss the ins and outs of the job and internship process, and the best way to use Crimson Careers and other resources to...

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2020 Aug 26

GSAS: OCS Orientation for SEAS Master's Students

9:00am to 10:00am

Location: 

Webinar

In this webinar, targeted specifically to SEAS master's students, you will learn about essential strategies used in most job searches, as well as the secrets of the OCS Recruiting Program and how to prepare effectively. The OCS Recruiting Program includes employers in the fields of technology, consulting, finance, marketing, advertising, and more. We'll discuss the ins and outs of the process, and the best way to use...

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2020 Aug 20

Ace Your Virtual Interview

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Webinar
Interview skills can make or break your chance of receiving an offer. Learn and exercise creative ways to be a successful self-advocate in an interview in a virtual setting. Together, we will discuss how to strengthen your interview skills by framing, illustrating, and articulating your qualifications. Please note this workshop will focus on behavioral interviewing for all industries.... Read more about Ace Your Virtual Interview
2020 Aug 18

GSAS: Business & Tech Recruiting Orientation for PhD Students

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Webinar

In this webinar, targeted specifically to PhD students, you will learn about essential strategies used in most job searches, as well as the secrets of the OCS Recruiting Program and how to prepare effectively. The OCS Recruiting Program includes employers in the fields of technology, consulting, finance, marketing, advertising, and more. We'll discuss the ins and outs of the process, and the best way to use...

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2020 Jul 15

GSAS: Why Doctoral Students Make Great Data Scientists [IE Event]

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Online

"Are you a doctoral student (in any discipline!) who is curious about a career in industry?

If so, come join our virtual event! We will discuss how the skills you have acquired as a doctoral student translate to industry in general, how to take steps to make the switch, introduce you to the world of data science and show you why you could be an excellent member of our community! We will follow up the session with a Q&A, so that you can ask all your burning questions about what life outside of Academia is like and the pros and cons of making such a change. ...

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2020 Jul 15

Working for Social & Racial Justice [IOP Event]

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Zoom

From Harvard's Institute of Politics:

"Join us in the virtual ‘IOP Living Room' on Wednesday, July 15 at 6 pm ET for a conversation with Harvard College alums about pursuing work in economic justice, voting rights, and social and racial justice. This conversation will feature:

  • Sophia Hunt ‘19, PhD Student, Stanford University
  • Tara Raghuveer ‘14,...
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2020 Jun 25

GSAS: Preparing a Successful Fellowship Application in the Social Sciences and Humanities

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Online
Planning to apply for internal or external fellowship funding? Join Noël Bisson, assistant dean of academic programs, Christopher Brown and Thomas Wisniewski of the Center for Writing and Communicating Ideas to learn about the key features of a successful fellowship proposal and gain insight into the reviewer perspective. Register here. Read more about GSAS: Preparing a Successful Fellowship Application in the Social Sciences and Humanities
2020 Jun 23

GSAS: Advice from GSAS Fellowship Winners in STEM and the Quantitative Social Sciences [GSAS and MBSH event]

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Online
Interested in learning how to prepare a successful fellowship proposal? In this panel discussion, GSAS students who won external science fellowships, such as NSF, will share their experience and advice. Co-sponsored by the Minority Biomedical Scientists of Harvard and the GSAS Office of Academic Programs. Register here. Read more about GSAS: Advice from GSAS Fellowship Winners in STEM and the Quantitative Social Sciences [GSAS and MBSH event]
2020 Jul 09

GSAS: Crafting an Effective Research Statement for a Faculty Job Search [HMS PGE Event]

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Online

Dr. Davie Van Vactor (Professional of Cell Biology at Harvard Medical School) will lead this session introducing participants to the research statement as a critical component of the academic job application.  Using examples of research statements from candidates successful in landing faculty positions, Dr. Van Vactor will overview

  • a candidate's goals in writing a research statement
  • standard features of a research statement, including organization and formatting
  • how search committees evaluate/critique research statements to...
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2020 Jul 07

GSAS: Making a Case for Yourself: Crafting an Effective CV [HMS PGE Event]

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Online

This workshop will introduce students to best practices in developing a CV, highlighting strategies for effectively conveying educational background, professional experience, intellectual interests, publication history and professional interests, funding, honors and awards.  

This is an interactive workshop which will take advantage of peer-review to apply the best practices introduced in this session.  All attendees are asked to bring a current copy of their CV (or an existing resume).

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2020 Jul 02

GSAS: Finding, Evaluating, and Applying for Bioscience Faculty Positions in Different Environments [HMS PGE Event]

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Online

In this session, Dr. Jason Heustis (Director of Student Development and Training Evaluation at Harvard Medical School) will lead a discussion covering

  • how, where and when to look for faculty job postings
  • reading a job add to determine the type of candidate that would be best aligned with the posting institution's need
  • an overview of the common application materials candidate's are expected to present (and how those might vary by institution)
  • resources for organizing and assembling job search materials
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2020 Jun 30

GSAS: Understanding University Structures and the Range of Career Options in Higher Ed [HMS PGE event]

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Online

In this session, Dr. Jason Heustis (Director of Student Development and Training Evaluation and Lecturer on Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology at Harvard Medical School) will faciliate an overview of:

  • the administrative structure of colleges, universities and multi-institututional school systems in the U.S.
  • the different professional roles available in educational institutions, and the jobs performed by faculty and staff in a variety of roles
  • how to find available positions for a diverse array of jobs in higher...
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