Academic Job Search

2020 Mar 24

CANCELED - GSAS: Talking with Your Adviser about Your Career

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

GSAS Student Center: Lehman Hall - Common Room

 

PLEASE NOTE: This event has been canceled due to COVID-19 concerns. We plan to offer it again in the future. 

 

How do you talk to your adviser about your future career plans, whether it be academic or nonacademic? When do you begin the conversation, and how supportive will your adviser be? Come join this discussion with Harvard faculty to learn new approaches to this discussion. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.

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2020 Feb 05

GSAS: United Nations Virtual Career Chat

3:30pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
There are many ways graduate students can work with the United Nations, including the Young Professionals Programme, consulting projects, and internships. Learn how you might use your language skills, analytical abilities, values, and competencies to solve global challenges with the UN. Learn about working at the UN, the UN System, and various UN agencies, including WHO.
2020 Feb 11

Job Search for International Students in the US Featuring Dan Beaudry

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Lehman Hall (GSAS Student Center, Common Rm, 2nd Flr)
Are you an international student interested in pursuing a job in the US? Learn how to invest your limited time and give yourself the best chance of finding a U.S. job with visa sponsorship. Learn tips for how to overcome shyness and strategies for navigating the U.S. job market. Presented by Dan Beaudry, author of "Power Ties: The International Student’s Guide to Finding Jobs in the United States." Dan is the former head of campus recruiting at Monster.com and the former Associate Director of Corporate Recruiting at Boston University.... Read more about Job Search for International Students in the US Featuring Dan Beaudry
2020 Mar 09

GSAS: Career Jump Start for Scientists (Webinar)

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Webinar
What are your career plans post-Harvard? What are your options? How can you even get started? Jump start your career and take on these big career questions! In this webinar, you will launch your self-assessment process to better understand your skills, interests, and values in the context of an effective job search, and we will discuss a variety of career options available to PhDs in the sciences. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
2020 Mar 10

GSAS: Craft and Tailor your CV and Cover Letter (Webinar)

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Webinar
If you’re planning to go on the academic job market this fall, begin preparing your documents now! Your CV and cover letter are the first documents that academic search committees see. Join this webinar to learn how to create a dynamic, graphically pleasing CV and a compelling, tailored cover letter. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND. Read more about GSAS: Craft and Tailor your CV and Cover Letter (Webinar)
2020 Feb 25

GSAS: The Networked Job Search

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
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
2020 Jan 30

Biotech, Pharma, and Healthcare Pathways

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138

The health sciences field is growing, with thriving opportunities at biotechnology and pharmaceutical organizations. Learn more about the impact technology is making on healthcare innovation and gain insight on what it takes to make an impact on the future of healthcare. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.

Panelists:

  • Elma Feric Bojic, PhD Genetics and Bioengineering (International Burch University), ALM...
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2020 Apr 28

CANCELLED: GSAS: Out in Science

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Cannon Room, Building C, Longwood Campus

Please note: This workshop has been canceled due to COVID-19 concerns. We plan to offer it again in the future.

Debating whether to be out during graduate school? Curious about how to navigate your academic or industry 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 and industry professionals about their experiences. Come with questions! This event is co-sponsored by OCS and Harvard LGBTQ at GSAS Association. ...

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2020 Mar 20

CANCELED - GSAS: Designing Your Life After Harvard

10:00am to 3:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Please note: This workshop has been canceled due to COVID-19 concerns. We plan to offer it again in the future.

The same design thinking approach used to develop cutting edge technology, products, and spaces can be used to design and build your career. Join us for this day-long workshop created to help you navigate your next career steps. Adapted from the popular Stanford course and book entitled "Designing Your Life," this hands-on session will give you the tools to make decisions, learn more about your career options, and confidently leverage the Harvard...

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2020 Feb 04

GSAS: Kick-start Your Professional Development (Webinar)

12:00pm to 12:30pm

Location: 

Webinar
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!... Read more about GSAS: Kick-start Your Professional Development (Webinar)
2020 Feb 11

GSAS: How to Work a Career Fair (Webinar) [CANCELED]

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Webinar
Planning to attend an upcoming career fair and not sure what to expect? Have you been to fairs before but need tips on making the most of them? Come to this presentation and get practical tips and advice on how to make the most of your time at career fairs and employer events!
2020 Apr 07

GSAS: Effective Behavioral Interviewing (Webinar)

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Webinar

Even in the midst of the Coronavirus situation, you may still have interviews coming up, or maybe you’re applying now and anticipating an interview. These will certainly be held by videoconference for the foreseeable future. Tune in to this webinar to learn how to best present yourself in an online environment and how to prepare for behavioral interview questions, the type most commonly used to evaluate candidates for various positions. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.

2020 Feb 06

GSAS: United Nations Virtual Office Hours with Manuela Morelli

11:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Interested in careers at the UN, including WHO and other UN agencies? Meet in small groups with Manuela Morelli, Head of Human Resources Planning and Development at ITU (International Telecommunication Union, UN). Previously Manuela worked at UNICEF and other UN Agencies in various Human Resources capacities. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
2020 Feb 24

GSAS: Career Jump Start for Humanists and Social Scientists, Featuring Brian DeGrazia, MLA

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
What are your career plans post-Harvard? What are your options? How can you even get started? Jump start your career and take on these big career questions! In this Part 1 of this workshop, you will engage in interactive career self-assessment exercises to better understand your skills, interests, and values in the context of an effective job search. In Part 2, Brian DeGrazia of the Modern Language Association will discuss his own recent transition from a humanities PhD program to a role in higher education administration, and the broader landscape of humanities careers within and beyond the... Read more about GSAS: Career Jump Start for Humanists and Social Scientists, Featuring Brian DeGrazia, MLA

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