Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

2022 Feb 16

How to Start a Startup, with the Xfund team

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Virtual

What does it mean to start a startup? How do you come up with an idea, put together a team, and get the right resources to give it a shot? What are the trade-offs that founders make when they go down this path?  Come meet Patrick Chung, Brandon Farwell, and Jadyn Bryden of Harvard’s home-grown venture capital fund, Xfund (www.xfund.com) as they answer all your questions. This is the team that has backed companies like 23andMe, Kensho, Robinhood, SpaceX, and many more.

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2022 Feb 15

Startup AMA with Harvard Alumni Founders

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Innovation Lab

What’s it really like to work for a startup? Whether you’re new to the world of entrepreneurship, set on joining a startup, or looking to found your own venture, this event is for you! Through honest & unfiltered conversations with Harvard alumni who have been in your shoes, you’ll hear about the triumphs and tribulations of all things startups. This Harvard Innovation Labs event will pull back the curtain on a day in the life of a startup founder, co-founder, employee, or intern.

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2022 Mar 23

GSAS: Job Search Success Stories

5:00pm to 6:00pm

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.

PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.

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2022 Feb 24

GSAS: Behavioral Interviewing Bootcamp

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Virtual
Behavioral Interviewing questions are part of nearly every job interview. Be prepared to handle these questions effectively. Learn how to structure your answers and come ready to practice! We'll also discuss tips for effective online interviews. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
2022 Feb 14

Startup Week Kick Off

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Virtual
Interested in exploring the dynamic field of start-ups? Join us as we discuss how to start your startup job/internship search. Hear from alumni who have experience in the startup world either through internships/jobs or through being founders themselves, and learn how to network your way into this high growth, high impact field! PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND. If you have accessibility needs or questions related to this event, please contact ocsrecep@fas.harvard.edu. Read more about Startup Week Kick Off
2022 May 04

GSAS: LinkedIn Lab: Profile, Networking & Job Search

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Virtual

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. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.

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2022 Feb 25

All Ivy Environmental & Sustainable Development Career Fair

10:00am to 3:00pm

Location: 

Virtual
Join us for the virtual All Ivy Environmental & Sustainable Development 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 within the field. For more information about this event, please visit the All Ivy Environmental & Sustainable Development Fair website.
2022 Feb 17

Pursuing the PhD: Myths and Realities

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Virtual
Are you a college or master's student considering a PhD? It's important to know what to expect before embarking on the PhD. Come hear from advanced graduate students who will share their tips and advice on applying for, and surviving and thriving in, graduate school. We'll also discuss essential questions you must ask yourself before committing to the PhD, as well as how to position yourself for a career within or beyond the professoriate after grad school. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND. If you have accessibility needs or... Read more about Pursuing the PhD: Myths and Realities
2022 Feb 01

GSAS: Leveraging Your PhD: Why Employers Value Your Skills

5:00pm to 6:30pm

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. With an introduction by GSAS Dean Emma Dench, panelists include:

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2022 Apr 07

GSAS: Going on the Academic Job Market

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Virtual

If you're going on the academic job market, you know that there’s a lot more to it than writing a CV and cover letter. In this workshop, we will discuss the variety of documents you’ll need and discuss strategies for an effective academic job search. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.

If you have accessibility needs or questions related to this event, please contact ocsrecep@fas.harvard.edu.

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2022 Mar 09

GSAS: Craft and Tailor Your CV and Cover Letter

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Virtual

If you’re planning to go on the academic job market this fall, begin preparing your documents now! Your CV and cover letter are the first documents that academic search committees see. Join this webinar to learn how to create a dynamic, graphically pleasing CV and a compelling, tailored cover letter. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.

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2022 Feb 23

Environmental Consulting Career Pathways

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Virtual

Learn about the pathways into environmental consulting, and hear about the day to day activities of the profession from alumni currently working in the field. Registration TBD.

If you have accessibility needs or questions related to this event, please contact ocsrecep@fas.harvard.edu.

2022 Feb 08

UX/UI Design and UX Research Career Pathways

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Virtual
Interested in improving how people interact with a product or process? Want to apply your design skills in a technical field? If these are questions you find yourself saying yes to, join us to hear from alumni in the UX/UI Design and Experience fields to get insights on skills helpful for those hoping to follow this career path. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND. If you have accessibility needs or questions related to this event, please contact ocsrecep@fas.harvard.edu. Read more about UX/UI Design and UX Research Career Pathways

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