Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

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...

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2019 Jan 23

Everyone's Favorite Mistakes, with Jean-luc Doumont [SEAS Event]

3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Jefferson 250

 

Although they can be models of rigor in their area of expertise, scientists, engineers, and other rational minds often appear to abandon all logic in other aspects of their lives. As a result, they draw wrong conclusions and take suboptimal decisions that work against the interest of all involved. By unmasking typical incorrect reasonings at home and at work, this lecture will sharpen your critical thinking in every aspect of your life. This event is targeted to GSAS students and postdocs in STEM fields and is co-sponsored by the SEAS Graduate Council and SEAS Academic...

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2019 Jan 23

GSAS: Networking for Researchers

10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Lamont Library Forum Room, Cambridge, MA 02138 (Bring your Harvard ID!)

Networking can often feel daunting, yet it’s essential to be successful in any career path. All of us can benefit from a more systematic approach to networking. In this lecture, Jean-Luc Doumont will cover approaches to effective networking (with a focus on conferences and other academic settings), both face-to-face and online, each time offering concrete, readily applicable tips. Jean-Luc is acclaimed worldwide for his no-nonsense approach, and his highly applicable, often life-changing, recommendations on a wide range of topics of interest to researchers. This event is open to GSAS...

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2019 Jan 11

GSAS: How Harvard Can Help You Land a Job (Webinar)

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Webinar
For Harvard GSAS students only: Harvard has so many resources available to help graduate students navigate the next steps in their career paths. Check out this workshop where we will cover topics such as Harvard career resources (e.g. Versatile PhD, Vault, FirstHand Advisers), how alumni can help in your search, skills you have that employers may be looking for, and more!... Read more about GSAS: How Harvard Can Help You Land a Job (Webinar)
2019 Jan 10

GSAS: Designing Your Life After Harvard

10:00am to 3:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
The same design thinking approach used to develop cutting edge technology, products, and spaces can be used to design and build your career. Join us for this day-long workshop created to help you navigate your next career steps. Adapted from the popular Stanford course and book entitled “Designing Your Life,” this hands-on session will give you the tools to make decisions, learn more about your career options, and confidently leverage the Harvard network while prototyping a few different plans for your future. The day will be filled with individual and group activities inspired by the design... Read more about GSAS: Designing Your Life After Harvard
2018 Dec 04

Life Science Innovation Program Activate Information Session [Harvard Biotech Club]

6:30pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Medical School, TMEC Rm 227, 260 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115

"Activate is a collaborative mentorship program that facilitates the creation of Harvard-based life science companies.
If you have a technology that you want to commercialize, Activate will connect you with the expertise, resources, and structure you need to build your life science company from the ground up.
Based on your startup's needs, each scientific group will pair up with a Harvard Business School MBA student and receive hands-on...

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2018 Dec 10

Introduction to Environmental Consulting Webinar

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

OCS (54 Dunster St); and remote webinar

For Harvard College, GSAS, and Extension School degree candidates only: Connect with Danielle Kerper (AB ’08 & MLA '16), Geologist with Geosyntec Consultants (and former Assistant Project Manager at Haley & Aldrich) as she live streams an Introduction to Environmental Consulting. Danielle will discuss her experience in engineering and environmental consulting and give advice for students looking to learn more about careers in the industry. Topics will include industry description...

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2018 Nov 13

Harvard Innovation Labs’ annual Pitch Mix n Match [iLab event]

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Innovation Lab, Batten Hall, 125 Western Ave, Allston
This matchmaking event is designed for (1) any Harvard student from any school looking to join a Harvard-based start-up in any industry; and/or (2) any Harvard-based start-up (at any stage) seeking new team members (co-founders, interns, or specialists).  Make sure you sign up here – whether you’re a founder or looking to join a team!
2018 Nov 09

Beyond the Banks: Careers Opportunities in International Development [Harvard Kennedy School Event]

1:30pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

WEX-434AB Conference Room (HKS)

Come learn from professionals working in a variety of roles in international development; bring your questions!

Panelists:

  • Ashley Baker (HKS MPP 2014), Labor and Human Rights Analyst, Office of Investment Policy, Overseas Private Investment Corporation
  • ...
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