Non-Academic Job Search

2021 Apr 14

GSAS: Job Search Success Stories: Getting Hired during the Pandemic

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Virtual

Pandemics aside, the job search process can be daunting. As many graduate students consider and prepare for a transition beyond academia during these uniquely challenging times, we look forward to shedding some light on success stories to provide strategies and hope for your search. At this virtual panel, learn secrets of success from recent GSAS alumni who secured great jobs during the pandemic....

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2021 Mar 19

Job Search for International Students with Dan Beaudry

9:00am to 10:00am

Location: 

Virtual

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. In our remote world, it's more important than ever to understand how hiring truly works in the U.S. and to put yourself on the right path to navigating the 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...

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2021 Feb 19

GSAS: Career Chat: Biopharma Corporate Strategy & Business Development with Dodzie Sogah, PhD '08

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Virtual
Join us to learn about the career path of Dodzie Sogah, PhD '08, Cell and Developmental Biology, and learn about his career in corporate strategy and business development in the biopharmaceutical industry.

Dr. Dodzie Sogah has served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Strategy since March 2020 and joined Scholar Rock in 2016. He has significant experience in leading scientific, corporate, and business strategy at early and late-stage biotechnology companies. Prior to joining Scholar Rock, Dodzie was Senior Director of Corporate and Business Development at Vertex... Read more about GSAS: Career Chat: Biopharma Corporate Strategy & Business Development with Dodzie Sogah, PhD '08
2021 Jan 21

GSAS: How to Work a Virtual Career Fair

9:00am to 10:00am

Location: 

Virtual
Are you planning to attend the Biotech, Pharma, and Healthcare Career Expo on January 29? Join this webinar and get practical tips and advice on how to make the most of your time connecting with employers in a virtual landscape, and learn how to navigate the Crimson Careers platform to speak with employer representatives at the fair. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND. Read more about GSAS: How to Work a Virtual Career Fair
2021 Feb 09

GSAS: Job Search in Challenging Times - Faculty Perspective

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Virtual

How do you talk to your adviser about your future career, whether it be academic or nonacademic? When do you begin the conversation, and how supportive will your adviser be? With the upheaval in the academic job market so far this academic year, this conversation has become more important than ever. Join us as we explore with Harvard faculty how to approach this discussion with your adviser. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.

With a welcome from GSAS Dean Emma Dench...

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2021 Jan 26

GSAS: Leveraging Your PhD: Why Employers Value Your Skills

5:00pm to 6:15pm

Location: 

Virtual

Join us for this opportunity to hear about the career transition experiences of GSAS alumni working in a variety of jobs outside academe. Alumni from the humanities, social sciences, and STEM fields will discuss their own career decision making, how they adapted to jobs outside academia, and how the skills and knowledge they developed during their graduate programs influenced their success. You'll also be able to speak with alumni about their specific jobs and career paths in break-out rooms....

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COVINTERN

Virtual experiential learning and micro internships.

Parker Dewey

Virtual experiential learning and micro internships.

InsideSherpa

Virtual experiential learning and micro internships.

GigNow

Virtual consulting platform that matches talent to organizations around the world. 

Global Wonks

Virtual consulting platform that matches talent to organizations around the world. 
2020 Nov 04

GSAS: Job Search in Challenging Times - Faculty Perspective [Postponed to Feb 2021]

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Virtual

Please note: We have decided to postpone this event to February 2021 (date, TBD). Please watch this calendar for updated information.

How do you talk to your adviser about your future career, whether it be academic or nonacademic? When do you begin the conversation, and how supportive will your adviser be? With the upheaval in the academic job market this fall, this conversation has become event more important than ever. Come join this discussion with Harvard faculty to learn how to approach this discussion with your adviser.

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