Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

2021 Apr 17

Women's Empowerment Expo [Harvard GlobalWE Event]

Repeats every week every Saturday until Sat Apr 24 2021 .
11:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

Virtual

From the Harvard Alumni for Global Women's Empowerment (Harvard GlobalWE):

A two-part event featuring organizations empowering women and girls in health and education.

Saturday, April 17, 11:00am-1:00pm ET: Health-focused organizations
Saturday, April 24, 11:00am-1:00pm ET: Education-focused organizations

Each part of the Expo will feature a panel discussion with leaders of women's empowerment organizations followed by breakout sessions in which attendees can learn about additional organizations serving women and girls around the world and how...

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2021 Apr 07

Bench-to-Business Boot Camp [Harvard Office of Technology Development Office Event]

(All day)

Location: 

Virtual

"The Bench-to-Business Boot Camp, hosted by Harvard's Office of Technology Development, is a two-day workshop for Harvard graduate students and postdocs, designed to teach you the skills to recognize and convey the value of scientific and technological innovations to the world of industry, business, and entrepreneurship."
"This year's Boot Camp will take place via Zoom on April 12-13, 2021, from 9:00AM to 12:30PM Eastern Time."
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2021 Apr 15

How to Set up Your Private Practice [Harvard Alumni for Mental Health Event]

7:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Virtual

PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.

A panel discussion with three mental health providers who will share concrete tips on how to start a private practice. Due to a combined public health and social crisis, the demand for mental health services is exploding, outpacing existing resources. Harvard Alumni for Mental Health brings you The Professional...

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2021 May 05

Career Chat: Liz Maynes-Aminzade, Puzzle & Games Editor, The New Yorker

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Virtual

Join us for a casual career conversation with Liz Maynes-Aminzade and learn about her interesting career in puzzles and games, ask about how she got her job at the New Yorker, and consider the variety of career options in media.

Liz Maynes-Aminzade is the Puzzles & Games Editor at The New Yorker. She received a PhD in English from Harvard in 2013, where she also lectured in the History and Literature program. From 2015 to 2017, she was a Mellon/ACLS Public Fellow and the Digital Director of Public Books.

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2021 May 04

GSAS: Real Life Stories from the Academic Job Search

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Virtual

The pandemic has made the academic job market even tighter than it was... but there is hope! Your peers at GSAS are getting academic jobs and postdocs, and you can learn from their success despite the difficult market. Hear the job search stories, strategies, and advice from recently hired PhDs who will be working in a variety of academic positions and institutions after graduation.

Panelists include:
• Haruka Umetsu Cho, PhD candidate in Study of Religion, Assistant Professor of Religion, Santa Clara University (Fall 2021)
• Bradley Craig, PhD '20 in African and African...

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2021 Apr 29

GSAS: Harvard/Yale Peer Professionalization Group Infosession - Humanities & Social Sciences

4:30pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Virtual
Open to GSAS master's and PhD candidates. Interested in joining a Humanities and Social Sciences Peer Professionalization Group (PPG) with Yale Peers? This initiative is a self-directed peer mentoring program, which pairs small groups of Yale and Harvard graduate students from related fields who are interested in actively developing their professional and career plans. Taking place this summer, PPG provides graduate students with the opportunity to accelerate work on career preparation in bi-monthly group meetings with the support of OCS in order to get to know your skills, interests, and... Read more about GSAS: Harvard/Yale Peer Professionalization Group Infosession - Humanities & Social Sciences
2021 Apr 13

GSAS: Venture Capital Series: Transitioning from PhD to VC [Harvard GSAS Business Club and OCS Event]

7:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Virtual

"Join us for a virtual panel as we chat with three PhD graduates to learn how they successfully broke into Venture Capital!"
Panelists include:
Li Sun, PhD, Founder/CEO, Stealth Biotech Startup and Former Partner, Foundation Capital
Clea Kolster, PhD, Director of Science, Lowercarbon Capital
Laura Tadvalkar, PhD, Principal, RA Capital
Please RSVP to receive the event's virtual link.

This event is co-...

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2021 Mar 26

International Careers in Washington [Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies Event]

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Virtual

"The Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies (CES) is is hosting the CES Virtual Professional Development Series on Fridays chaired by Vassilis Coutifaris. This Friday’s interactive seminar is open to Harvard undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in careers at international organizations, the private sector, and...

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2021 Apr 12

GSAS: Careers in Data Analytics and A.I.

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Virtual
What are the hottest fields hiring those with computational master’s and PhD degrees these days? Business analytics and AI! In today’s competitive global economy, organizations are looking for advanced-degree graduates with personality who can demystify analytics and AI trends into understandable business terms. Come hear from GSAS alum Tom Davenport, who has written 7 books on business analytics, big data, and AI, and learn more about where the field is headed and how your data skills can have an impact on your career.... Read more about GSAS: Careers in Data Analytics and A.I.
2021 Mar 26

Diverse Diplomacy: Women and Careers at the US State Department

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Virtual

"Boston University Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies & U.S. State Department Diplomat-in-Residence for New England proudly present Diverse Diplomacy: Women and Careers at the US State Department, a distinguished panel of women of color featuring U.S. Ambassador to Haiti, Michele J. Sison.

Panelists:

  • Amb. Michele Sison, U.S. Ambassador to Haiti, Career Ambassador
  • Melissa Ledesma-Leese, Deputy Advisor for Diversity & Inclusion, Bureau of Global Talent Management
  • Anood Taqui, U.S. Mission to European Union...
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2021 Apr 01

GSAS: Spring Grad Panel Series: What I Wish I Had Known About Summer for PhD Students [Harvard Academic Resource Center event]

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Virtual

"As a PhD student, could you use some real-life advice on how to plan for the coming summer and make the most of it? Come to the final Spring 2021 PhD Student Panel! Experienced PhD students will discuss what has/has not worked for them. Audience questions will be answered."
The panel series is geared towards G1's through G3's, but all GSAS and HKS students are welcome.
This panel is co-sponsored with OCS & ...

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2021 Apr 14

GSAS: Job Search Success Stories: Getting Hired during the Pandemic

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Virtual

Pandemics aside, the job search process can be daunting. As many graduate students consider and prepare for a transition beyond academia during these uniquely challenging times, we look forward to shedding some light on success stories to provide strategies and hope for your search. At this virtual panel, learn secrets of success from recent GSAS alumni who secured great jobs during the pandemic....

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