GSAS: Leveraging Your PhD: Why Employers Value Your Skills


Tuesday, January 26, 2021, 5:00pm to 6:15pm



Join us for this opportunity to hear about the career transition experiences of GSAS alumni working in a variety of jobs outside academe. Alumni from the humanities, social sciences, and STEM fields will discuss their own career decision making, how they adapted to jobs outside academia, and how the skills and knowledge they developed during their graduate programs influenced their success. You'll also be able to speak with alumni about their specific jobs and career paths in break-out rooms. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.


  • Anouska Bhattacharyya, PhD ‘13 History of Science, Director, InclusionBoston @ YW Boston
  • Mara Block, PhD '15 Religion, Strategy Lead, Gemic
  • Katherine Morris, PhD '19 Sociology, Research Scientist, Demography and Survey Science, Facebook
  • Suhare Nur, PhD '16 Applied Physics, Global Lead, Commercial Alliance, IBM Quantum
  • Michka Sharpe, PhD '20, Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Associate, Flagship Pioneering
  • Joseph Vitti, PhD '19 Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Scientific Engagement Manager, Seven Bridges Genomics