HGCC has invited consultants from leading generalist firms to share insider perspectives on the transition from academia to consulting. The panel discussion will include intellectual transition, lifestyle changes, and the most rewarding and difficult aspects of generalist consulting. The panel discussion will be followed by Q&A and a networking session. Refreshments will be provided.
Participating firms include McKinsey & Company, Boston Consulting Group, and Bain & Company.
Did you know that over 300 GSAS Alumni have recently signed up on Firsthand Advisers (https://harvardocs.firsthand.co/) to talk to you about your career and help you with your job search? Alumni have master’s and PhD’s in most disciplines and represent a variety of employment sectors, and they are eager to speak with you!
What is it: Harvard alumni (including many master’s and PhD’s) from around the world have volunteered to:
Join representatives from MGH Institute of Health Professions, affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital, to learn about career pathways, educational requirements, and scope of practice for all members of the health care team from nurses and physician assistants to genetic counselors, physical therapists, speech-language pathologists, and occupational therapists. The panel will be moderated by Peter Cahn, PhD, MGH Institute, and Sean Palfrey, MD, Faculty Dean of Adams House.... Read more about More than the MD: Exploring Careers in the Health Professions
Beyond the PhD: Finding A Career that Works for You
How can graduate students think strategically, self-reflect, and pursue a meaningful career in academia and beyond? Join us for a presentation, discussion and Q&A with Dr. Jennifer Polk, academic, life, and career coach for graduate students, and co-founder of Beyond the Professoriate and From PhD to Life
"An Overview of Financial Asset Classes & An Introduction to the Vocabulary of the Stock Market.
The financial industry is notorious for its own language, from commonplace stocks (“equities”) and bonds (“fixed income”) to the more esoteric vocabulary of options and risk management. This workshop will cover some of the basic terminology used in the stock market, including: · “Assets” and “asset classes” · Variations on “common stock”, including “options”, “futures”, and “shorting” · ...
Join The Harvard College Women's Center, along with the Asian American Women's Association, Association of Black Harvard Women, Black Men's Forum, Black Students Association, Harvard Undergraduate Union of Mixed Students, Radcliffe Union of Students, & South Asian Association:
For students whose concentration ends in “Studies,” there can be a lot of questions and concerns about post-graduate opportunities. Hear from Harvard alums and professors on the professional opportunities available for folks with degrees in race, gender, sexuality...
Join Christian Perry, recruiter for the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Graduate Fellowship Program (NGFP). NGFP is seeking highly motivated graduate-level students to grow as the next generation of national security leaders. These year-long, salaried fellowships offer:
Hands-on experience in national security
Career development, professional networking, and specialized...
Yo-Yo Ma, renowned cellist, and Deborah Borda, President of the New York Philharmonic, will engage in a wide-ranging conversation about art, music, and social justice. The panel discussion will be moderated by Harvard Business School Professors Rohit Deshpandé and Henry McGee. This event is free and open to the Harvard community. Partners and friends of Harvard/Allston are welcome.
"Join us on Friday, April 12, 2019 for Veterans Impact Day, offered in collaboration with HKS Serves, for an annual day of service that brings together veterans and civilians from the Harvard community.
This year, the Center for Public Leadership (CPL) and the Student Public Service Collaborative (SPSC) at HKS are partnering to create an opportunity for members of the Harvard Community to serve and connect with veterans and active duty service members at volunteer sites around the Greater Boston area. Please join us in creating conversations and...
"Join Special Agent Cassius Gray, of the DS/DSS Recruitment Unit at the U.S. Department of State for a webinar about the career opportunities with the Department of Diplomatic Security Service. Cassius will share information about the roles, responsibilities and recruiting process. Learn about internship and job opportunities for undergraduates and master’s degree level candidates. To participate, pre-register at https://...
Harvard Medical School, Tosteson Medical Education Center (TMEC) 227, Boston, MA, 02115
REGISTER Speaker: James Gould, PhD, Director of the HMS/HSDM Office for Postdoctoral Fellows Description: Postdocs are faced with many obstacles in their pursuit of being an independent investigator, none more frustrating than getting the most out of their training. Jim Gould, director of the HMS/HSDM Office of Postdoctoral Fellows will lay out strategies for choosing the right research environment to thrive as a postdoc as well as planning, and executing, a... Read more about Making the Most of Your Postdoc [HMS Postdoc Office Event]