Non-Academic Job Search

2019 Sep 05

GSAS: How Harvard Can Help You Land a Job (Webinar)

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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WEBINAR
For Harvard GSAS students only. There are many ways Harvard can help you land a job. Learn about strategies for a successful job search, including identifying jobs 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. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
2019 Aug 29

GSAS: Business & Tech Recruiting: Campus Interview Program Orientation for PhD students

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
In this workshop, targeted specifically to PhD students, you will learn about essential strategies used in most job searches, as well as the secrets of the Campus Interview Program and how to prepare effectively. The Campus Interview Program includes employers in the fields of technology, marketing, consulting, finance, advertising, and more. We'll discuss the ins and outs of the process, and the best way to use Crimson Careers. You will also get an overview of business cards, resumes, and GSAS student clubs to aid you in your search process. In... Read more about GSAS: Business & Tech Recruiting: Campus Interview Program Orientation for PhD students
2019 Oct 16

Job Offers and Negotiations

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Curious about the best way to negotiate a job or internship offer? Want to learn what can and can’t be negotiated? Come learn about the ins and outs of successful negotiation. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
2019 Sep 12

GSAS: Kick-start Your Professional Development (Webinar)

12:00pm to 12:30pm

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WEBINAR
For Harvard GSAS students only. Graduate school is about more than your academic learning and research - it is also important to build your professional network and skills and to explore many career paths, both within and beyond academia. To take advantage of the enormous variety of opportunities at Harvard, you'll want to familiarize yourself and get engaged early on. Come and learn about the many ways Harvard can help you prepare for post-graduation success.... Read more about GSAS: Kick-start Your Professional Development (Webinar)
2019 Aug 23

GSAS: Resume and Cover Letter Essentials (Webinar)

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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WEBINAR
For Harvard GSAS students only. Need to convert your academic CV to a 1-2 page resume? Or maybe you're starting from scratch. Learn how to write an effective resume and cover letter that reflects your strengths and resonates with employers so you can land interviews. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
2019 Sep 24

GSAS: Behavioral Interviewing Bootcamp

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Behavioral interviewing questions are a part of nearly every job interview. Be prepared to handle these questions effectively. Learn how to structure your answers and come ready to practice! PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
2019 Aug 28

GSAS: OCS Orientation for Regional Studies Students

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
In this workshop, targeted specifically to Regional Studies master's students, you will learn about essential strategies used in most job searches, as well as the secrets of the Campus Interview Program and how to prepare effectively. The Campus Interview Program includes employers in the fields of technology, marketing, consulting, finance, advertising, and more. We'll discuss the ins and outs of the job and internship process, and the best way to use Crimson Careers and other resources to aid you in your search. In order to use the Campus... Read more about GSAS: OCS Orientation for Regional Studies Students
2019 Sep 09

Job Search for International Students

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
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 US job with visa sponsorship. Learn tips for how to overcome shyness and strategies for navigating the US 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
2019 Aug 30

GSAS: Orientation for SEAS Master's Students

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Maxwell Dworkin G-115
In this workshop, targeted specifically to SEAS master's students, you will learn about essential strategies used in most job searches, as well as the secrets of the Campus Interview Program and how to prepare effectively. The Campus Interview Program includes employers in the fields of technology, marketing, consulting, finance, advertising, and more. We'll discuss the ins and outs of the job and internship search process, and the best way to use Crimson Careers and other resources to aid you in your search. To use the Campus Interview Program,... Read more about GSAS: Orientation for SEAS Master's Students
2019 Sep 19

Fast Math

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Lamont Library Forum Room
Want to sharpen your quantitative skills in preparation for management consulting interviews? This workshop focuses on teaching the quantitative skills you’ll need to succeed in these interviews. You will learn techniques to do calculations quickly without using a calculator, solve percentage growth problems, and handle market sizing and estimation questions. Workshop facilitator Matthew Tambiah is a former McKinsey consultant and has a bachelor’s degree in electrical... Read more about Fast Math
2019 Aug 27

GSAS: Making the Most of the Biotech Club Career Fair

3:00pm to 5:00pm

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Tosteson Medical Education Center (TMEC) 227, 260 Longwood Ave, Boston
Attending the Harvard Biotech Club Career Fair on September 4? Learn how to make the most of this great opportunity to meet with employers looking to hire PhDs! We'll discuss how to craft your resume for different types of PhD-level nonacademic positions, and how to effectively introduce yourself to potential employers. Make the most of your time at the HBC Career Fair!... Read more about GSAS: Making the Most of the Biotech Club Career Fair
2019 Apr 02

Beyond the PhD: Finding a Career that Works for You

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

William James Hall B1

Beyond the PhD: Finding A Career that Works for You

How can graduate students think strategically, self-reflect, and pursue a meaningful career in academia and beyond? Join us for a presentation, discussion and Q&A with Dr. Jennifer Polk, academic, life, and career coach for graduate students, and co-founder of Beyond the Professoriate and From PhD to Life

 

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2019 Feb 22

GSAS: Lessons Learned from the Non-Academic Job Search

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Are you considering your next steps after graduation? Are you wondering how others who have come before you have successfully transitioned to a job outside of the academy? Join this informal career discussion led by Austin Campbell, 2018 graduate in Religion, about his career journey from academia to healthcare consulting. This conversation can be relevant for anyone exploring careers outside of the academy regardless of discipline!... Read more about GSAS: Lessons Learned from the Non-Academic Job Search
2019 Feb 04

GSAS: Imagine PhD: Exploring Careers for Humanities and Social Science PhDs

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
This session is designed to introduce humanities and social science PhDs to the range of career opportunities they can pursue and ways ImaginePhD can be used most effectively in the career exploration and planning process. Join Annie Maxfield, Design... Read more about GSAS: Imagine PhD: Exploring Careers for Humanities and Social Science PhDs

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