Academic Job Search

2021 Oct 27

GSAS: Preparing for First Round Academic Interviews

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Virtual
It's not too early to begin preparing for the exciting possibility of being invited for a first-round academic interview! These used to be held primarily at conferences, but many of these opportunities may continue to be virtual given the pandemic. Learn how to make a strong impression (both in-person and virtually) during interviews to maximize your chances of being invited for the next round. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
2021 Dec 06

GSAS: Preparing for Campus Visits

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Virtual
Tis the season for campus visits, but some of these critical interviews may still be held online! If you’ve been invited for a virtual or in-person campus interview, you’ll want to know what to expect and how to prepare. Join this webinar to learn about how to navigate this complex and grueling multi-day interview, including managing time and logistics, conversations with faculty, deans, and students, the job talk and teaching demo. PLEASE... Read more about GSAS: Preparing for Campus Visits
2021 Sep 17

GSAS: Going on the Academic Job Market

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Virtual
If you're going on the academic job market in the fall, you know that there’s a lot more to it than writing a CV and cover letter. In this workshop, we will discuss the variety of documents you’ll need and discuss strategies for an effective academic job search. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
2021 Oct 13

GSAS: Kickstart Your Professional Development

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Virtual
Have you recently started your graduate degree program? Your G-1 or G-2 year is the perfect time to begin thinking about your own professional development. Graduate school is about more than your academic learning and research—it’s important to build your professional network and skills and to explore many career paths. Learn about the many ways Harvard can help you prepare for future success from the very start! PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
2021 Dec 02

GSAS: Out in Academic Science

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Virtual
Debating whether to be out during graduate school? Curious about how to navigate your academic job search as an LGBTQ+ scientist? Have questions about how to be a better ally for LGBTQ colleagues and students? Hear from a panel of faculty members about their experiences: (Panelists TBA) Come with questions! This event is co-sponsored by OCS and Harvard LGBTQ at GSAS Association. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
2021 Oct 06

GSAS: The Networked Job Search

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Virtual
You've heard that networking is the best way to find a great job or internship (it is!), but you may be hesitant to get started. The easiest and most productive way to learn about different career fields and cultivate opportunities, is to meet one-on-one with professionals working in your field of interest. You'd be surprised how welcoming and informative these conversations can be. This interactive, hands-on workshop will demystify the process of networking and give you practical tips on how to actually get out there and network your way into a fabulous job!... Read more about GSAS: The Networked Job Search
2021 Aug 30

GSAS: How Harvard Can Help You Land a Job or Internship for PhD students

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Virtual

GSAS PhD Students: PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND

There are many ways Harvard can help you land a job. Learn about strategies for a successful job or internship search, including identifying opportunities and organizations that are the best fit for you, connecting with employers and alumni, and about all the resources available to help you explore and apply for jobs outside academia. This program is geared toward PhD students, but...

Read more about GSAS: How Harvard Can Help You Land a Job or Internship for PhD students