Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

2019 Mar 12

Find a Job Using LinkedIn

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St

Networking is the best way to get your foot in the door with organizations today.  LinkedIn is a popular social platform used by professionals, hiring managers, and recruiters.  These professionals are able to use LinkedIn to sort through thousands of profiles to find the best candidates to fill open roles. It is more important than ever to have a strong LinkedIn profile that tells your unique story.  By attending this workshop, you will walk away armed with the knowledge to

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2019 Feb 22

POSTPONED: US Healthcare & Drug Pricing Debate [GSAS Harvard Biotech Club Event]

5:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Harvard University, Science Center Hall B, Cambridge, MA, 02138

Event has been postponed. More information to follow.

Earlier this month, nearly 30 pharmaceutical companies announced that they have taken steps to raise the U.S. prices of their medications. Why can’t government health agencies negotiate or directly regulate drug prices in the world’s most expensive pharmaceutical market?
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2019 Feb 07

Pursuing an Economics PhD [Student-Organized Panel]

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Econ Bldg, Hanson Mason Rm

"This event will feature a panel of current and past female Harvard PhDs in economics and related fields. We will discuss various career paths with an econ PhD and advice for getting involved in research and preparing for programs during undergrad. The event is not exclusive to women, but we will discuss representation of women in the field and share recent economic research on gender stereotypes and preferences."

2019 Feb 06

UN Environment: The Global Environment and Climate Change Imperatives [Harvard Kennedy School Event]

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

HKS, Taubman Building, 5th Floor, Nye AB
Join UN Assistant Secretary-General and Head of New York Office at UN Environment Satya S. Tripathi for a topical discussion of environment and climate change issues, followed by Q&A and a discussion about UN Careers. A development economist and lawyer with over 35 years of varied experience, Mr. Tripathi has served with the UN since 1998 in key positions in Europe, Asia and Africa in the areas of Climate Change, Human Rights, Democratic Governance and Legal Affairs. Mr. Tripathi is also a Senior Distinguished Fellow on Natural Resources Governance at the World Agroforestry... Read more about UN Environment: The Global Environment and Climate Change Imperatives [Harvard Kennedy School Event]
2019 Jan 23

GSAS Drop-Ins

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Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 - 3rd Floor
Bring a printed draft of your CV, resume and/or cover letter for a 15 minute critique of your documents - or ask a quick career question!
2019 Feb 22

GSAS: Lessons Learned from the Non-Academic Job Search

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Are you considering your next steps after graduation? Are you wondering how others who have come before you have successfully transitioned to a job outside of the academy? Join this informal career discussion led by Austin Campbell, 2018 graduate in Religion, about his career journey from academia to healthcare consulting. This conversation can be relevant for anyone exploring careers outside of the academy regardless of discipline!... Read more about GSAS: Lessons Learned from the Non-Academic Job Search
2019 Feb 15

Startup Career Fair

1:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Innovation Lab, 125 Western Avenue, Allston, MA
Join us for the Startup 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 Startup Career Fair website. Harvard ID required for entry.
2019 May 15

GSAS: The Future of Analytics and Artificial Intelligence

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
What are the hottest fields hiring PhDs these days? Data analytics and AI! In today’s competitive global economy, organizations are looking for PhDs with personality who can demystify analytics and AI trends into understandable business terms. Come hear from GSAS alum Tom Davenport, who has written 20 books on business analytics, and learn more about where the field is headed and how your data skills can have an impact on your career.... Read more about GSAS: The Future of Analytics and Artificial Intelligence
2019 Mar 06

GSAS: Powerful Presenting

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Learn to be a powerful presenter! Not everyone feels comfortable in front of a crowd. Whether it’s presenting your research, delivering a speech, or simply speaking up during a meeting or networking event, finding your true and confident voice can be a challenge. Using a theater-derived approach and practical “on-your-feet” exercises, this workshop will give you the tools required to engage your audience with warmth, confidence and clarity. Led by David Marino, improv and presentation expert.... Read more about GSAS: Powerful Presenting
2019 Mar 13

GSAS: Discover Great Jobs through Informational Interviews

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, and along the way, you'll discover new opportunities you hadn't expected. Learn practical tips from OCS, and hear from a PhD candidate who successfully used informational interviewing to build connections and find new opportunities. This workshop will demystify the process of informational interviewing so you can actually get out there and network your way into a fabulous job!... Read more about GSAS: Discover Great Jobs through Informational Interviews
2019 Feb 07

[CANCELED] Maximizing LinkedIn for Networking & Job Searching

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
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. We will discuss changing your headline, adding skills, enhancing your summary, and adding links and documents to show examples of your work. Additional topics will include: ways to reach out to alumni and other professionals, asking for in-person networking meetings (often called informational interviews) and how to join and benefit from participating in groups. This session will be taught by Career Coach & LinkedIn... Read more about [CANCELED] Maximizing LinkedIn for Networking & Job Searching
2019 Feb 28

Public District Career Fair

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Gutman Conference Center, 6 Appian Way, Cambridge, MA
Join us for the HGSE Public District 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 HGSE Public District Career Fair website. Harvard ID required for entry. Hosted by the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
2019 Feb 20

A Guide to Meals, Manners, and Mastering Conversation on the Job Search

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Unsure what to do during interviews and networking dinners? Do you often feel tongue-tied in these situations? Employers are often looking for candidates with strong communication skills, including those who can handle themselves in all types of networking situations. Join us to learn tips on how to present yourself with polish. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
2019 Feb 14

Foreign Service Professional in Residence Career Chat

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Join Harvard College alum Cynthia Ebeid and her husband Philip Beekman over a pizza lunch as they share how their diverse backgrounds led them to the Foreign Service.  Learn about working at the U.S. Department of State and navigating the professional and personal challenges of a career in diplomacy. Cynthia is a Consular Officer at the National Visa Center and past Presidential Management Fellow in Political-Military Affairs. Philip is the Diplomat-in-Residence for New England. Previously, he was a Senior Watch Officer at the State Department's Operations Center and a Special Assistant... Read more about Foreign Service Professional in Residence Career Chat

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