Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

2018 Nov 14

Engineering Career Fair Collaborative

3:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Sheraton Commander, 16 Garden St.
Join us for the Engineering Career Fair Collaborative! 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 Engineering Career Fair Collaborative website. Harvard ID required for entry.
2018 Oct 03

Life Sciences Pathways

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
There are many diverse pathways for students with a life sciences concentration. Come hear from experts who have distinctive careers within a number of scientific disciplines. You’ll learn how scientists are applying their technical knowledge and expertise to tackle real-world challenges, and hear about where future opportunities may exist. PLEASE REGISTER THROUGH CRIMSON... Read more about Life Sciences Pathways
2018 Oct 16

GSAS: Job Search Success Stories

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138

The job search process can be daunting, especially when transitioning out of academia. Learn secrets of success from these GSAS alumni who have landed great jobs:

* Paris Bentley, PhD '18 Virology
   - Scientific Communications Manager, NantKwest

* Rebecca Miller Brown, PhD '15, Classics
   - Assistant Director, Graduate Student Programming, Bok Center for Teaching and Learning, Harvard University
   - (former) Instructional...

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2018 Sep 24

LinkedIn for Networking, Career Building, and the Job Search

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Lamont Library, Forum Room
Join us for this hands-on, interactive workshop where you will be guided step-by-step through the process of enhancing your LinkedIn profile and networking for job leads. This session will be taught by Career Coach & LinkedIn Trainer, Sabrina Woods. Note: Please bring a laptop or tablet to this session and join one LinkedIn group. We will also “keep the lab open” until 6:00pm for additional questions and feedback on your profile.... Read more about LinkedIn for Networking, Career Building, and the Job Search
2018 Nov 13

GSAS: Career Jump Start: For Biomedical Scientists

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

TMEC 332, 260 Longwood Ave., Boston
What are your career plans post-Harvard? What are your options? How can you even get started? Jump start your career and take on these big career questions with interactive career self-assessment exercises to better understand your skills, interests, and values in the context of an effective job search. Stay for an optional 30-minute open discussion (6:00-6:30pm) about specific careers of interest to PhDs in the biomedical sciences. This workshop requires pre-work which will be sent to you once you have registered. PLEASE... Read more about GSAS: Career Jump Start: For Biomedical Scientists
2018 Nov 05

GSAS: Preparing for Campus Visits

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
It's not too early to begin preparing for the exciting possibility of being invited for a campus visit! Find out what to expect and how to prepare for your job talk, teaching demo, conversations with faculty and deans, and social gatherings. PLEASE REGISTER THROUGH CRIMSON CAREERS TO ATTEND.
2018 Sep 04

Finance & FinTech Networking Night

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Sheraton Commander, 16 Garden St.
Join us for the Finance & FinTech Networking Night! 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 Finance & FinTech Networking Night website. Harvard ID required for entry.
2018 Sep 25

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

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

WEBINAR
The job search takes time and effort, but OCS is here to help you whip your nonacademic job search into shape. Check out this workshop to learn about valuable resources and strategies to begin an effective nonacademic job search. We will cover topics such as the skills you have that employers may be looking for, crafting an effective resume, how alumni can help in your search, and more! To participate, pre-register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/9096397528225260291. Once pre-registered, you will receive... Read more about GSAS: How Harvard Can Help You Land a Job (Webinar)
2018 Oct 18

Media, Marketing, & Creative Careers Expo

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Cabot Science Library
Join us for the Media, Marketing, & Creative Careers 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 Media, Marketing, & Creative Careers Expo website. Harvard ID required for entry.
2018 Nov 07

GSAS: Talk Your Way into a Great Job

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
The best way to find the perfect job is to meet with and gather information from people already working in your field of interest. Learn practical tips from OCS, and hear from super networker, Mateo Jarquín, PhD candidate in history, who will discuss how he has cultivated great opportunities through networking. This workshop will demystify the process of networking and give you practical tips on how to actually get out there and talk your way into a fabulous job! PLEASE REGISTER THROUGH... Read more about GSAS: Talk Your Way into a Great Job
2018 Oct 05

GSAS: Effective Behavioral Interviewing

9:00am to 10:30am

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
So you've been networking and applying for positions...now's the time to begin preparing for interviews! In this interactive workshop you will learn how to best prepare for behavioral interviews, the type most commonly used to evaluate candidates for various positions. Come prepared to practice! PLEASE REGISTER THROUGH CRIMSON CAREERS TO ATTEND.
2018 Sep 06

GSAS: Career Fairs: How to Stand Out

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
First impressions count! Learn how to introduce yourself to employers and to stand out at career fairs and employer events. The Business and Technology Career Fair is the next day...be prepared and have effective interactions with employers. PLEASE REGISTER THROUGH CRIMSON CAREERS TO ATTEND.
2018 Sep 20

Fast Math

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Jefferson 250
Want to sharpen your quantitative skills in preparation for management consulting interviews? This workshop focuses specifically on teaching the quantitative skills you’ll need to succeed in these interviews. You will learn techniques to do calculations quickly without using a calculator, solve percentage growth problems, and handle market sizing and estimation questions. Workshop facilitator Matthew Tambiah is a former McKinsey consultant and has a Bachelor’s in Electrical & Computer Engineering from Harvard and an MBA from MIT Sloan.... Read more about Fast Math
2018 Sep 04

GSAS: Craft and Tailor Your CV and Cover Letter

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster 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. PLEASE REGISTER THROUGH CRIMSON CAREERS TO ATTEND. Read more about GSAS: Craft and Tailor Your CV and Cover Letter
2018 Oct 09

GSAS: Preparing for Conference, Skype & Phone Interviews

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138

First round academic interviews are frequently held by phone or video-calls, though many still happen at conferences. Learn how to make a strong impression in these types of academic job interviews. Also learn how to maximize your time and gain visibility at academic meetings through networking, presenting, and interviewing. PLEASE ...

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