Join us for this interactive workshop to learn tips on improving your LinkedIn presence and leveraging the tool to support your networked job search. In this workshop, we will help you build or improve your profile. We’ll also discuss strategies for connecting with alumni and professionals in your field, so you can conduct impactful informational interviews and cultivate great opportunities.... Read more about (CANCELED) LinkedIn Lab: Profile, Networking & Job Search
Learn to be a powerful presenter! Not everyone feels comfortable in front of a crowd. Whether it’s presenting your research, delivering a speech, or simply speaking up during a meeting or networking event, finding your true and confident voice can be a challenge. Using a theater-derived approach and practical "on-your-feet" exercises, this workshop will give you the tools required to engage your audience with warmth, confidence and clarity. Led by David Marino, improv and presentation expert.... Read more about GSAS: Powerful Presenting, featuring David Marino
Tis the season for campus visits! If you’ve been invited for a 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, and social gatherings. ...Read more about GSAS: Preparing for Campus Visits (Webinar)
PLEASE NOTE: This event has been canceled due to COVID-19 concerns. We plan to offer it again in the future.
The academic job market has been tight for years and many graduate students in the humanities express interest in exploring career options beyond academia. However, the culture of academic departments, especially in the humanities, often discourages students from openly discussing their career interests amongst their peers and their advisers. And yet, students, alumni, and many faculty recognize the necessity of opening the conversation and breaking the taboo...
Debating whether to be out during graduate school or your academic job search? Have questions about navigating the intersection of LGBTQ/other identities in academia? Curious about how to be a better ally for LGBTQ colleagues and students? Hear from a panel of faculty members from the humanities and social sciences about their experiences. Come with questions!
For Harvard GSAS students only. 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.
Anyone applying for academic jobs and postdocs wants to know what search committees look for in candidates…and what they don’t want to see! Come to this event to hear advice, perspectives, and stories from experienced professors in the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences.
Elizabeth Lunbeck - Professor of the History of Science in Residence
Diana Sorensen - James F. Rothenberg Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and of Comparative Literature
For Harvard GSAS students only. Applying for academic jobs this fall? There’s a lot more to it than writing a CV and cover letter. In this webinar, we will discuss the variety of documents you’ll need and discuss strategies for an effective academic job search. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
It's not too early to begin preparing for the exciting possibility of being invited for a first-round academic interview or campus visit! Learn how to make a strong impression in phone, video, and conference interviews. Find out what to expect on a campus visit and how to prepare for your job talk, conversations with faculty and deans, and social gatherings. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.