Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

2020 Dec 17

Overcoming the Identity Crisis: An Interview with the Author of Leaving Academia

5:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Virtual
Chris Caterine earned his PhD and spent the first years of his career as a professor of classics before leaving the professoriate to work as a corporate proposal writer and
communications strategist. Since then, he has spent his evenings advising others on how to change careers -- and recently published "Leaving Academia: A Practical Guide" with Princeton University Press.
In this interview, Chris will discuss his book, the emotional challenges of giving up on a vocation, and strategies to help you figure out who you'll be if you cease to be an academic.
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2020 Dec 09

GSAS: Women in Venture [Harvard GSAS Business Club Event]

7:30pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

Virtual
A conversation with Dr. Johanna Wolfson, co-founder and Principal at Prime Impact Fund. Johanna joined Prime Impact Fund from her role as Director of Technology-to-Market in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. She serves as a board member for Prime Impact Fund portfolio companies C-Motive Technologies, Verdox, and Sublime Systems, as well as on the Investor Advisory Board for the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority and the Leadership Council for Innovation Crossroads at Oak Ridge National Lab. Johanna holds a Ph.D. in physical... Read more about GSAS: Women in Venture [Harvard GSAS Business Club Event]
2021 Jan 29

Biotech, Pharma, & Healthcare Expo

2:30pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Virtual

Join us for the virtual Biotech, Pharma, & Healthcare Expo! 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 within the field. 

For more information about this event, including the list of participating organizations, please visit the Biotech, Pharma, & Healthcare Expo website.

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2021 Jan 26

GSAS: Leveraging Your PhD: Why Employers Value Your Skills

5:00pm to 6:15pm

Location: 

Virtual
Join us for this opportunity to hear about the career transition experiences of GSAS alumni working in a variety of jobs outside academe. Alumni from the humanities, social sciences, and STEM fields will discuss their own career decision making, how they adapted to jobs outside academia, and how the skills and knowledge they developed during their graduate programs influenced their success. You'll also be able to speak with alumni about their specific jobs and career paths in break-out rooms.... Read more about GSAS: Leveraging Your PhD: Why Employers Value Your Skills
2021 Jan 20

GSAS: How to Work a Virtual Career Fair

9:00am to 10:00am

Location: 

Virtual
Are you planning to attend the Biotech, Pharma, and Healthcare Career Expo on January 29? Join this webinar and get practical tips and advice on how to make the most of your time connecting with employers in a virtual landscape, and learn how to navigate the Crimson Careers platform to speak with employer representatives at the fair. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTENDRead more about GSAS: How to Work a Virtual Career Fair
2021 Jan 19

RTI Virtual Site Visit

2:30pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Virtual

Join this virtual visit to learn about RTI International, an independent, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition in the following practice areas: Health, Education and Workforce Development, International Development, Energy Research, Environmental Sciences, Social and Justice Policy, Food Security and Agriculture, and Innovation Ecosystems.

With headquarters in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina and offices in 25 countries worldwide, RTI addresses critical problems with scientific rigor and technical proficiency. Staff of nearly 6,000 work...

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2021 Jan 13

Designing Your Career 3: Grow Your Network

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Virtual

The same design thinking responsible for cutting edge technology, products and spaces can be used to design and build your career. Join us for this 3-part workshop adapted from the popular Stanford “Designing Your Life” course This hands-on series will give you the tools to make decisions, learn more about the world of work, and confidently leverage the Harvard network while prototyping a few different plans for your future. 

In module 3, Grow Your Network, we will build networking skills and practice with each other to discover possible paths after Harvard. You are...

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2021 Jan 12

Designing Your Career 2: Odyssey Planning & Brainstorming

1:00pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

Virtual

The same design thinking responsible for cutting edge technology, products and spaces can be used to design and build your career. Join us for this 3-part workshop adapted from the popular Stanford “Designing Your Life” course This hands-on series will give you the tools to make decisions, learn more about the world of work, and confidently leverage the Harvard network while prototyping a few different plans for your future. 

In module 2, Odyssey Planning and Brainstorming, we will use the design thinking process to plan for 3 possible "futures," and prototype and...

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2021 Jan 11

Designing Your Career 1: Design Thinking & Making Decisions

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Virtual

The same design thinking responsible for cutting edge technology, products and spaces can be used to design and build your career. Join us for this 3-part workshop adapted from the popular Stanford “Designing Your Life” course This hands-on series will give you the tools to make decisions, learn more about the world of work, and confidently leverage the Harvard network while prototyping a few different plans for your future.

In module 1, Design Thinking and Decision-Making, we will discuss the design thinking process and how it impacts decision-making for your next steps after...

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