MA & PhD Programs

2021 May 04

GSAS: Real Life Stories from the Academic Job Search

4:00pm to 5:00pm



The pandemic has made the academic job market even tighter than it was... but there is hope! Your peers at GSAS are getting academic jobs and postdocs, and you can learn from their success despite the difficult market. Hear the job search stories, strategies, and advice from recently hired PhDs who will be working in a variety of academic positions and institutions after graduation.

Panelists include:
• Haruka Umetsu Cho, PhD candidate in Study of Religion, Assistant Professor of Religion, Santa Clara University (Fall 2021)
• Bradley Craig, PhD '20 in African and African...

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2021 Feb 10

Psychology Career & Graduate School Pathways

4:00pm to 5:00pm



Wondering about getting a Master’s, PhD, or PsyD and which one to consider? Interested in learning about some of the various pathways you can pursue? Be inspired and informed by a diverse panel of alumni who have backgrounds and experience in academic medical centers, community clinics, schools, federal prisons, and private practice.


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2021 Apr 07

HES: Pursuing a PhD in the Arts & Sciences

1:00pm to 2:00pm


If you are considering applying to PhD programs please join Laura Stark, PhD, of the Office of Career Services (OCS), for a discussion about earning a PhD. Laura will present some helpful tips for applying to PhD programs and discuss some essential questions you must consider before applying. She will also discuss the application process, how faculty admissions committees evaluate you, and actions you can take to strengthen your candidacy. To participate, pre-register at Read more about HES: Pursuing a PhD in the Arts & Sciences
2021 Feb 17

Pursuing the PhD: Myths and Realities

4:30pm to 5:30pm



Are you a college or master's student considering a PhD in the humanities or social sciences or STEM? It's important to know what to expect before embarking on the PhD. Come hear from advanced graduate students who will share their tips and advice on applying for, and surviving and thriving in, graduate school. We'll also discuss essential questions you must ask yourself before committing to the PhD, as well as how to position yourself for a career within or beyond the professoriate after grad school....

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2021 Jan 21

Harvard Kennedy School Virtual Site Visit

1:00pm to 2:30pm


Join this visit to discover the exciting opportunities available at Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) to pursue your commitment to improving the lives of others and making valuable contributions to the world. HKS offers degree programs in Public Policy and Public Administration in addition to a wide range of other academic and professional opportunities. HKS students/alumni who earned their undergraduate degree from Harvard College will also join to offer their perspective. ... Read more about Harvard Kennedy School Virtual Site Visit
2020 Jul 17

MD-PhD Panel Discussion [Dept of MCB Event]

3:00pm to 4:00pm



MD-PhD panel discussion with Dr. Shiv Pillai, Dr. Alissa D’Gama, and Brittany Petros, current MD-PhD student.

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  • Shiv Pillai, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Director of Harvard Immunology PhD program and the HMS-HST MD Student Research Program
  • Alissa D’Gama, MD, PhD, MCB ’11, PhD ’...
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