Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

2019 Apr 04

MIT Spring Career Fair

11:00am to 4:00pm

Location: 

Johnson Athletic Center

Harvard Students:

MIT’s Spring Career Fair is open to you! On April 4th MIT will host over 80 companies from a variety of industries who are hiring for full-time jobs and internships. The Spring Career Fair Committee curates the employer list from over 200 applications so that all majors and years will have an employer to talk to. The fair will also feature complimentary LinkedIn photos the day-of!

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2019 Mar 21

GSAS: Designing Your Life after Harvard

10:00am to 3:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Dudley House, Harvard Yard, Common Room
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
2019 Mar 01

All Ivy Environmental & Sustainable Development Career Fair

10:00am to 3:00pm

Location: 

Columbia University, Alfred Lerner Hall, Roone Arledge Auditorium, 2920 Broadway, between 114 and 115 Streets

Join us for the All Ivy Environmental & Sustainable Development Career Fair! 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 All Ivy Environmental & Sustainable Development Career Fair website. Harvard ID required for entry.

 

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2019 Feb 04

GSAS: Imagine PhD: Exploring Careers for Humanities and Social Science PhDs

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
This session is designed to introduce humanities and social science PhDs to the range of career opportunities they can pursue and ways ImaginePhD can be used most effectively in the career exploration and planning process. Join Annie Maxfield, Design... Read more about GSAS: Imagine PhD: Exploring Careers for Humanities and Social Science PhDs
2019 Feb 22

Biotech, Pharma, & Healthcare Expo

3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Cabot Science Library
Join us for the Biotech, Pharma, & Healthcare 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 Biotech, Pharma, & Healthcare Expo website. Harvard ID required for entry.
2019 Feb 14

Business and Tech Roles at Startups

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Interested in working for a startup but not sure where you might fit in? Learn more about the various tech and non-tech roles at startups from business and marketing to engineering and more. Attend this program to hear from students and alumni who have successfully landed jobs at startups. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.

 

Panel Members:

  • Jonathan Hennek, PhD ’12 (Northwestern),...
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2019 Apr 09

GSAS: Effective Behavioral Interviewing

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
So you've been networking and possibly applying for positions. Or maybe you are thinking about consulting opportunities and want to be ready for the behavioral/fit portion of the interview process. 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! ... Read more about GSAS: Effective Behavioral Interviewing
2019 Mar 27

GSAS: Leveraging Your PhD: Why Employers Value Your Skills

4:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Dudley House Common Room

Explore career options beyond academia and learn how to leverage your PhD. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.

4:00–5:00pm: Nuts and Bolts: Landing a Job in today’s Economy. Hear from GSAS '19 graduates who have successfully landed a job.

  • Chester Chia, PhD ’19,  Neuroscience, Starting at Clarion Healthcare, Boston...
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2019 Mar 12

Cancelled: GSAS: Science and National Defense Career Chat

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138

This event has been cancelled.

Come hear Edlyn Levine, PhD '16 Applied Physics, talk about her work at the MITRE Corporation. Edlyn's work focuses on tackling advanced technical challenges and expanding scientific frontiers in the interest of National Defense. Learn more about what it is like to transition from academia to industry, working at MITRE, and career opportunities within the organization. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.

2019 Feb 05

International Development Technology Pathways

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Are you interested in technology, and how it is being used to help developing countries around the world? Hear from professionals who are using technology to benefit the greater good globally in areas like online education for people in emerging markets, information sharing for social impact organizations, designing technology to help address the problems facing education today, and helping NGOs and others use technology and crowdsourcing to implement innovation in areas such as poverty alleviation.... Read more about International Development Technology Pathways
2019 Feb 28

GSAS: Academic Administration Career Chat [WEBINAR]

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Interested in learning more about academic administration? Are you a Humanist or Social Scientist interested in both academic and non-academic career paths? Come hear Yonatan Eyal, PhD '05 History, talk about his career path as a historian, educator, and administrator. Yonatan is currently the Director of Graduate Studies at the University of Cincinnati where he helps administer a graduate school of 11,000 students and teaches history. This will be a webinar. PLEASE... Read more about GSAS: Academic Administration Career Chat [WEBINAR]
2019 Feb 19

GSAS: Behavioral Interviewing (Webinar)

12:00pm to 1:00pm

For Harvard GSAS students only: Have you been networking and applying for positions and now need to prepare for the interview process? Maybe you are curious to learn more about the best way to prepare. This workshop will help you best prepare for behavioral interviews, the type most commonly used to evaluate candidates for various positions. We will review the different types of interview questions, what hiring mangers look for and tips on how to answer tough questions. ... Read more about GSAS: Behavioral Interviewing (Webinar)
2019 Feb 13

How to Work the Startup Career Fair

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Are you attending the Startup Career Fair? Learn how to make connections and stand out at this fair, and everywhere you go, to improve your chances of getting a great job! The tips you will learn can be applied to all career fairs including the upcoming Biotech, Pharma and Healthcare Expo. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
2019 May 02

GSAS: Real Life Stories from the Academic Job Search

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Whether you’re on the academic job market now, or you plan to be in coming years, you will benefit from learning first-hand from recent PhDs who have successfully landed academic jobs despite the tight market. Hear job search stories, strategies, and advice from recently hired PhDs who will be working in a variety of academic positions after graduation.

Panelists include:

  • Brandon Bloch, PhD '18 History, Harvard College Fellow
  • Han Hsien Liew, PhD '18 History and Middle Eastern Studies, Minerva Schools, Keck Graduate Institute
  • ...
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2019 Apr 03

GSAS: The Business Mindset

3:30pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
This workshop is designed to help students transition from the thought processes and decision-making styles utilized in academe to those favored in the business world. It is conducted by Alan Kantrow and Steve Szaraz. Alan Kantrow, PhD '79, History of American Civilization, is currently a consultant and advisor on tertiary education to universities, schools, and education ministries around the world. He was previously a Sloan Visiting Scholar and Professor of Management, Moscow School of Management; a Chief Content Officer at Monitor Company in Boston; and formerly a Partner at McKinsey... Read more about GSAS: The Business Mindset

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