Non-Academic Job Search

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
2020 Apr 14

POSTPONED: GSAS: Job Search Success Stories

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138

POSTPONED: This panel has been postponed due to Coronavirus concerns.

The job search process can be daunting, especially when transitioning out of academia. Learn secrets of success from recent GSAS alumni who have landed great jobs. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.

2020 Mar 11

(CANCELED) LinkedIn Lab: Profile, Networking & Job Search

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
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
2019 Sep 05

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

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

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

Location: 

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

Location: 

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

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