GSAS: Leveraging Your PhD: Why Employers Value Your Skills

Date: 

Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 5:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

GSAS Student Center, Lehman Hall – Common Room
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Join us for this special opportunity to hear about the career transition experiences of GSAS alumni working in a variety of jobs outside academe. Alumni 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. Following the panel, speak with alumni and Harvard affiliates about their specific jobs and career paths. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.

5:00–6:30pm: Alumni Panel on Leveraging the PhD 
Alumni will discuss their own career decision making, how they adapted to jobs outside academe, and how the skills and knowledge they developed during their graduate programs influenced their success.

Panelists:

  • Stephanie Wooler, PhD ‘12, Romance Languages and Literatures
    Curriculum Writer, Public Consulting Group
  • Charles “Chip” Evans Lockwood, PhD ‘14, Study of Religion
    Allston Burr Resident Dean, Adams House, Harvard College
  • Michael T. Tworek, PhD ’14, Early Modern European History
    CEO & Founder, Cambridge Humanities Group
  • Khaleem Ali, PhD ’14, Romance Languages and Literatures
    Case Manager, Office of Academic Integrity and Student Conduct
  • Sydney Lavoie, PhD ’19, Immunology
    Postdoc Fellow, Pfizer
  • Nabiha Saklayen, PhD ‘17, Physics
    CEO, Cellino
  • Wenting Cai, PhD ’19, Chemistry
    Associate, McKinsey 

6:30–7:30pm: Networking Reception
Speak with alumni and Harvard affiliates about their specific jobs and career paths.

This event is co-sponsored by the FAS Office of Career Services and the GSAS Office of Alumni Relations.