Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

2019 Feb 07

Engineering Pathways

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Join us for this discussion of the unique paths pursued by engineers. Our panelists will discuss the roles they've played within organizations and on teams designing and building systems, products, and tools that have a positive impact on the world around us. You'll learn about career paths and tips for landing engineering internships and jobs in diverse settings. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.

 

Panelists will include:

  • Cole Durbin (ME ’...
Read more about Engineering Pathways
2019 Feb 04

Education Professional in Residence Career Chat: Featuring the U.N. Association of Greater Boston

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge

Interested in teaching, curriculum development, administration, higher education, K-12 education, or international relations? Meet Caitlin Moore, Executive Director of the UNAGB (United Nations Association of Greater Boston) and learn about various pathways you can pursue in education.  A graduate of Harvard Graduate School of Education, Caitlin taught middle school social studies, was a Dean of Curriculum and Instruction, led a Model UN club, and taught Model UN in her classroom. At UNAGB, Caitlin has led the growth of the organization's K-12 Model UN program, first as the...

Read more about Education Professional in Residence Career Chat: Featuring the U.N. Association of Greater Boston
2019 Feb 21

Biotech, Pharma, and Healthcare Pathways

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138

The health sciences field is growing, with thriving opportunities at biotechnology and pharmaceutical organizations. Learn more about the impact technology is making on healthcare innovation and gain insight on what it takes to make an impact on the future of healthcare.

Panelists include:

 

  • Jenna Eun, PhD ’13 (UW-Madison) Johnson & Johnson: Senior Data Scientist
  • Patrick Guertin, MS (Northeastern), ...
Read more about Biotech, Pharma, and Healthcare Pathways
2019 Feb 14

Cancelled: GSAS: The Two Career Partnership: A Career Chat

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Dudley House Common Room

A pressing issue for many graduate students, as they approach the job search, is the “two body problem.” Many wonder how each partner can land a great job (whether in academia or beyond) that will work for both. Hear how one couple successfully managed this issue in their two-career partnership.  Allen Aloise (PhD, Chemistry and Chemical Biology) is Dean of Administration and Finance for Harvard’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and Linzy Brekke-Aloise (PhD, History) is Associate Professor of History at Stonehill College. ...

Read more about Cancelled: GSAS: The Two Career Partnership: A Career Chat
2019 Apr 04

Social Impact Expo

3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Gutman Conference Center, 6 Appian Way, Cambridge, MA 02138
Join us for the Social Impact 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 Social Impact Expo website. Harvard ID required for entry.
2019 Mar 26

GSAS: Career Chat: Intellectually Engaging Careers Outside Academia

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Wondering about how to transition from doctoral studies in the humanities to business innovation and technology?  Come talk with Scarlet Marquette, PhD '13 Slavic, to learn how she got to Silicon Valley after working in consulting, investment management, and tech startups while in graduate school. Scarlet will share insight into how to cultivate a success mindset and the key strategies to excel in business. As Director of Strategic Relations at Singularity University, a Silicon Valley think tank, Scarlet builds and nurtures relationships with multinational corporations,...

Read more about GSAS: Career Chat: Intellectually Engaging Careers Outside Academia
2019 Mar 01

GSAS: Preparing for the Academic Job Market: CVs & Cover Letters (Webinar)

12:00pm to 1:00pm

For Harvard GSAS students only: 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. Come to this workshop to learn how to create a dynamic, graphically pleasing CV and craft a compelling, tailored cover letter that will help propel you to the next step in this challenging market.... Read more about GSAS: Preparing for the Academic Job Market: CVs & Cover Letters (Webinar)
2019 Feb 05

US Job Search for International Students

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Are you an international student interested in pursuing a job in the US? Learn how to invest your limited time and give yourself the best chance of finding a U.S. job with visa sponsorship. Learn tips for how to overcome shyness and strategies for navigating the U.S. job market. Presented by Dan Beaudry, author of “Power Ties: The International Student’s Guide to Finding Jobs in the United States.” Dan is the former head of campus recruiting at Monster.com and the former Associate Director of Corporate Recruiting at Boston University.... Read more about US Job Search for International Students
2019 Feb 27

Energy & Environment Pathways

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Considering a career related to environmental causes, energy, or sustainability? Get a jumpstart on the job and internship search by coming to this session focused on ideas and strategies that will put you on the right track. You'll hear from panelists working in a variety of industries and job functions in nonprofit, corporate, and government settings.

Panelists will include: 

  • Matthew Gschwend, AB ’16 (Environmental Science & Engineering), Product Manager at NrgTree
  • Marcus Hazelwood, ALB ’18 (Environmental Studies), Project Manager...
Read more about Energy & Environment Pathways
2019 Jan 10

Interviewing Skills [FAS & HMS Postdoc Offices Event]

3:00pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Minot Room, Countway Library, 10 Shattuck Street

This session will help you to navigate the interview process, regardless of where your career will lead you. We will discuss common interview questions and how to succeed using the Situation-Action-Response method.

Speaker: Lori Conlan, PhD, Director, Office of Postdoctoral Services and Director, Career Services Center, National Institutes of Health (NIH)

This event is jointly sponsored by the FAS and HMS Postdoc Offices. Please register at...

Read more about Interviewing Skills [FAS & HMS Postdoc Offices Event]
2019 Jan 10

Communication in the Workplace [FAS & HMS Postdoc Offices Event]

1:30pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Minot Room, Countway Library, 10 Shattuck Street

“Can we talk”- understanding workplace communications. Do you ever feel like you are having challenges communicating with another person in your research group? Here we will talk about communication styles to understand how you and others gather information and make decisions. Are you more forceful and directive, or more apt to show your emotions in a conversation?. And how can you adapt your style to enhance your working relationships?

Speaker: Lori Conlan, Ph.D., Director, Office of Postdoctoral Services and Office of Career Services, NIH,...

Read more about Communication in the Workplace [FAS & HMS Postdoc Offices Event]
2019 Jan 09

Management 101 for Scientists [FAS & HMS Postdoc Offices Event]

3:30pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Northwest Building, Room B103, 52 Oxford St, Cambridge

Management of people and resources is a key component to being successful as you move forward in your career. This session will provide an overview of common management concepts that are not often taught in a lab environment, such as what to look for in a new hire, how to motivate your staff and how to manage conflict. The topics covered will be applicable to all sectors (academics, industry, non-profits, government, etc.).

Speaker: Lori Conlan, PhD, Director, Office of Postdoctoral Services and Director, Career Services Center, OITE, NIH ...

Read more about Management 101 for Scientists [FAS & HMS Postdoc Offices Event]
2019 Jan 09

Managing Up [FAS & HMS Postdoc Offices Event]

2:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Northwest Building, Room B103, 52 Oxford St, Cambridge

Your success depends on having a collaborative learning relationship with your primary research supervisor(s) and cultivating strong mentor relationships, inside and outside of the research group. This workshop will explore the relationship between trainees and research mentors/supervisors with the goal of providing strategies for improving communication and interpersonal interactions. The workshop will help you to clarify what you need from your supervisors and mentors and how to ensure that they get what they need...

Read more about Managing Up [FAS & HMS Postdoc Offices Event]
2019 Jan 25

Creating an Effective CV, with Jean-luc Doumont [SEAS Event]

3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Jefferson 250

Its format may have evolved over the years, if only to reflect new ways to communicate, but its purpose has not changed: a curriculum vitæ must establish a candidate’s competencies and enable rapid, selective access to the information provided. In this lecture, Jean-luc Doumont will discuss what to include in a curriculum vitæ, how to format it, and how to write an effective cover letter, as a recent graduate or as a more experienced professional. This event is targeted to GSAS students and postdocs in STEM fields and is co-sponsored by the SEAS Graduate Council and SEAS Academic Office...

Read more about Creating an Effective CV, with Jean-luc Doumont [SEAS Event]

Pages