Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

2020 Apr 10

GSAS: 2020 Harvard / MIT Case Competition: Application Deadline [Harvard GSAS Consulting Club / Consulting Club at MIT event]

(All day)

Application link: Please apply by Friday, April 10th at 11:59pm.

From the Harvard GSAS Consulting Club:

"The participant application for the 2020 Harvard / MIT Case Competition is now open!

Now in its twelfth year, the Case Competition is our largest annual event,...

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2020 Apr 02

GSAS: Generalist Consulting Panel (Virtual Event) [Harvard GSAS Consulting Club Event]

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

online

The Harvard GSAS Consulting Club has invited consultants from leading generalist firms to share insider perspectives on the transition from academia to consulting. The panel discussion will include intellectual transition, lifestyle changes, and the most rewarding and difficult aspects of generalist consulting. The panel discussion will be followed by Q&A. This event will be held virtually through Zoom. 

Participating firms include McKinsey & Company, Boston Consulting Group, and Bain & Company.

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2020 Mar 11

GSAS: Meet Your OCS Advisers at Longwood!

1:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

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.

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2020 Feb 26

GSAS: Meet Your OCS Advisers at Longwood!

1:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

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.

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2020 Feb 26

GSAS: Making the Most of Your Postdoc [HMS/HDSM Office for Postdoctoral Fellows Event]

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Waterhouse Room, Gordon Hall 106

Featuring: James Gould, PhD, Director, HMS/HSDM Office for Postdoctoral Fellows
Description: Postdocs are faced with many obstacles in their pursuit of being an independent investigator, none more frustrating than getting the most out of their training. Jim Gould, director of the HMS/HSDM Office of Postdoctoral Fellows will lay out strategies for choosing the right research environment to thrive as a postdoc as well as planning, and executing, a successful postdoc tenure. Designed for current and future postdocs, the session will cover what...

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2020 Feb 26

GSAS: Patent Law [Harvard GSAS Biotech Club Event]

5:15pm to 6:15pm

Location: 

TMEC 250, 260 Longwood Ave., Boston
Adam Boger, Ph.D., J.D., and Xirui Zhang, Ph.D., J.D., of Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett, & Dunner, LLP will speak about their journeys from the bench to a law firm. Hear their stories and learn how your STEM degree can be highly valuable in the field of intellectual property law. Learn more and register.
2020 May 05

GSAS: Real Life Stories from the Academic Job Search

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Whether you're planning to go on the academic job market this fall or in coming years, you will benefit from learning first-hand from recent PhDs who have successfully landed academic jobs despite the tight market. Come and hear the job search stories, strategies, and advice from recently-hired PhDs who will be working in a variety of academic positions after graduation. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.

2020 Feb 19

Arts Management Career Chat: Akili Tommasino, Associate Curator at the Museum of Fine Arts

6:30pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138

PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.

Join the Black Arts Festival and OCS for a conversation on diverse careers in art!

Akili Tommasino is associate curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. An advocate of emerging artists and scholar of the twentieth-century avant-garde, he has curated and collaborated on numerous...

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2020 Mar 28

POSTPONED: Hacking Public Health

8:30am to 6:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Chan School Kresge Cafeteria, 49 Harvard Way, Boston, MA 02163

POSTPONED UNTIL FALL 2020

"JOIN US - Hacking Public Health at the Harvard Chan School

Saturday, March 28 | 8:30am – 6:00pm | Kresge Cafeteria
Don't miss out: hsph.me/hackathon2020

For one day, 100 undergraduate and graduate students across Harvard and Massachusetts colleges will come together to create new ideas promoting public health. Pick a track, work with a team of peers, and pitch your idea for a chance to win up to...

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2020 Feb 19

GSAS: Understanding the Value of Your Equity: How to Critically Evaluate Your Biotech Job Offer [GSAS Biotech Club Event]

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Medical School, Cannon Room

From the GSAS Biotech Club:

"If you are looking forward to a career in biotech, then you are an investor. Sound strange? Not at all--time is money, you are investing your time in a company, and they will pay you in both cash and equity. Life’s not all about money, but all else being equal, you’ll want to think like an investor when considering which stock to buy with your time. 10,000 shares of one company could be worth much more than 30,000 shares of another company, but to know when that’s true, you need to know what questions to ask.

Join fund manager Peter...

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