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
"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@...
"A Teaching Statement or Teaching Philosophy is often a required part of an academic job application. Regardless of whether teaching will be your primary focus or merely a requirement of the position, a well-written statement can set you apart from other applicants. This workshop will step through the process of identifying and developing a teaching philosophy and begin the work of shaping this into a concise, impactful teaching statement. Participants should come prepared to reflect on their previous experiences as students and teachers, and ready to write."
Harvard Medical School, 240 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115
"What’s so important about networking or building career connections? People land jobs through people. It is estimated that when it comes to job search, 70% or so of people landed a position through their network. In this workshop we’ll explore what that means to you and give you practical tips that you can use now to continue to strengthen and build your career connections. We’ll help you to answer these questions:
Cannon Room, Building C, HMS | 240 Longwood Avenue | Boston, MA 02115
"Come hear from a panel of fellow postdocs who have been “on the market” discussing their experiences (both good and bad) on searching, applying, landing, and negotiating a faculty position. This is an informal event intended to provide you with the opportunity to learn from those who have gone before you! Hear what other postdocs think about the process, do’s and don’ts, blunders and successes - hopefully with a good dash of humor.
Harvard Innovation Labs, 125 Western Ave, Allston MA 02163
Inside Innovation is a must-attend event for any Harvard student with a big idea or a big interest in understanding the world of Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
The event is a highly interactive exploration of why innovation matters – both to us and to the world. In two hours you’ll get inspired, get connected, and get educated on all the ways the Harvard Innovation Labs can help you find your way through the Innovation and Startup woods. We offer a wide variety of resources to those interested in innovation from a high-level and/or those looking to become an...
CGIS South (S354), 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge MA 02138
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 a compelling, tailored cover letter.
This event is sponsored by the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies and the FAS Office of Career Services, and it is open to Harvard GSAS students and alumni, and Harvard postdocs. It will be tailored toward scholars in the humanities.
Mike Reiss ’81, a former head writer for The Simpsons, a show for which he has won four Emmy Awards, will discuss his work as a TV and book writer. His new book, Springfield Confidential, is a humorous look at the legendary TV series. As a student at Harvard, Reiss served as president of The Harvard Lampoon. His books for children include How Murray Saved Christmas, Santa Claustrophobia and The Boy Who Looked Like Lincoln, all illustrated by... Read more about TV Comedy - Writing for the Simpsons
Harvard Medical School, 240 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA, Cannon Room, Building C
"Linkedin has become an incredibly powerful tool for building and maintaining your professional network. Join us for this hands-on, interactive workshop where you will be guided step-by-step through the process of enhancing your profile and networking for job leads. We will discuss changing your headline, adding skills, building a powerful summary, and adding links and documents to show examples of your work. Additional topics will include: ways to reach out other professionals, asking for in-person networking meetings (often called informational interviews) and how to join and...