Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

2018 Nov 27

The Art of Talking Science: 3-day Workshop [Science in the News event]

Tue Nov 27 (All day) to Thu Nov 29 (All day)

Location: 

Longwood Campus, Boston

Join this 3-day small-group workshop to hone your skills in communicating science through improvisation-based techniques developed by the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science. This intensive workshop, run by an instructor from the Alda Center, will take place all day (8:30am-5:30pm) November 27th-29th on the Longwood campus.

You will learn to communicate more effectively with people outside your field, including the general public, policy makers, the media, students, potential employers or funders, and prospective collaborators...

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2018 Nov 29

The Art of Talking Science: Plenary Session

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

NRB350, 77 Ave. Louis Pasteur, Boston

Are you interested in improving your science communication skills using a method developed by Alan Alda (yes, from M*A*S*H)? The Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science uses improvisation-based techniques to train science professionals to communicate about science.

This interactive session introduces participants to general principles in how to craft short, clear, conversational statements, intelligible to non-scientists, about what you do and why it matters. The session consists of an interactive presentation and discussion on...

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2018 Nov 08

Finding an Industry Position as an International Postdoc

4:15pm to 5:45pm

Location: 

MI Building 26, Room 100, 60 Vassar Street, Cambridge, MA, 02138
"The BPDA is hosting a panel discussion about how to navigate finding an industry position as an international postdoc. Panelists will include international postdocs who have found positions in industry, immigration attorneys who work with biotech/pharma, HR professionals and recruiters who hire international postdocs."

Fee: Free

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2018 Nov 08

Harvard Japan Career Fair

4:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Harvard SOCH, 59 Shepard Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Interested in summer opportunities and post-graduate jobs in Japan? Come to the Harvard-Japan Career Fair! Meet representatives from Tech, Finance, Education, Utility, and Manufacturing firms from Japan and learn about how you can find an internship or full time job in Japan. This Harvard-specific event is open to all Harvard University students and recent alumni, as well as select students from other area schools.

This event is in collaboration with the Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies and the Harvard FAS Office of Career Services.

Directed by the Harvard...

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2018 Nov 08

Charter School Fair [HGSE Event]

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Gutman Conference Center

There will be 50+ charter school organizations from around the U.S. recruiting for teaching, school leadership and network-level roles. Dress is business professional. No advance registration required. Bring copies of your resume!

Participating charter schools and educational systems include:

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2018 Oct 22

California Council of Science and Technology Policy Fellowship Virtual Information Session [Harvard Science Policy Group]

3:00pm to 4:00pm

"Are you a scientist or engineer seeking career training in the public policy realm? Want to gain real-world experience working with leaders in the California state government? Then join us on October 22nd to learn about our CCST Science & Technology Policy Fellowship. We'll provide an introduction to the CCST Science Fellows program and answer your questions about the application process and requirements. Current and former CCST Science Fellows...

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2018 Oct 22

Smithsonian National Museum of American History- Information Session (Webinar)

1:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

WEBINAR (Virtual)

Smithsonian National Museum of American History’s Interim Interns & Fellows Program Manager, Caroline Fiertz, will join us via a webinar to discuss the many internship and fellowship opportunities at the museum. Learn how to get involved in Archival Science, Curatorial Projects, Exhibition Design and Graphic Production, Museum Management, Music Projects, and Public Programs, Education, New Media, and Digital Outreach. All concentrations and degrees are considered. To participate, pre-register at...

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2018 Nov 01

Working in Asset Management in NYC

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge MA 02138

Rishi Ganti (A.M. 97, J.D. 00, Ph.D. 00) founded Orthogon Partners, an investment management firm in New York focused on esoteric assets which has been featured in Bloomberg TV, Businessweek, and The Wall Street Journal. In this talk he'll describe

  •  Difficulties in the transition from academe to industry
  • Common mistakes graduates make when entering finance
  • What it was like to start an investment fund
  • How coming from Harvard helped, and hurt
  • Truth and misconceptions about life in New York.
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2018 Sep 26

Career Chat with Michael Tworek, Cambridge Humanities Group [GSAS H&SS Student Group Event]

7:00pm to 8:00pm

"The Humanities & Social Sciences Grad Career Group is excited to host Michael Tworek of the Cambridge Humanities Group, to learn about his path from earning his PhD in History to founding a start-up that brings the insights of the humanities and social sciences to business professionals.

Wednesday, September 26th, 7-8pm in the Dudley Fireside Room; light refreshments will be served. This event is sponsored by the Graduate Student Council; please contact hssgradcareergroup@...

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