Non-Academic Job Search

2019 Apr 09

GSAS: Effective Behavioral Interviewing

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
So you've been networking and possibly applying for positions. Or maybe you are thinking about consulting opportunities and want to be ready for the behavioral/fit portion of the interview process. Now's the time to begin preparing for interviews. In this interactive workshop you will learn how to best prepare for behavioral interviews, the type most commonly used to evaluate candidates for various positions. Come prepared to practice! ... Read more about GSAS: Effective Behavioral Interviewing
2019 Mar 21

GSAS: Designing Your Life after Harvard

10:00am to 3:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Dudley House, Harvard Yard, Common Room
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 network while prototyping a few different plans for your future. The day will be filled with individual and group activities inspired by the design... Read more about GSAS: Designing Your Life after Harvard

NYAS Career Center

The New York Academy of Sciences features videos of scientists discussing their transition from the PhD to a wide array of jobs.
2018 Oct 16

GSAS: Job Search Success Stories

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138

The job search process can be daunting, especially when transitioning out of academia. Learn secrets of success from these GSAS alumni who have landed great jobs:

* Paris Bentley, PhD '18 Virology
   - Scientific Communications Manager, NantKwest

* Rebecca Miller Brown, PhD '15, Classics
   - Assistant Director, Graduate Student Programming, Bok Center for Teaching and Learning, Harvard University
   - (former) Instructional...

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2018 Sep 24

LinkedIn for Networking, Career Building, and the Job Search

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Lamont Library, Forum Room
Join us for this hands-on, interactive workshop where you will be guided step-by-step through the process of enhancing your LinkedIn profile and networking for job leads. This session will be taught by Career Coach & LinkedIn Trainer, Sabrina Woods. Note: Please bring a laptop or tablet to this session and join one LinkedIn group. We will also “keep the lab open” until 6:00pm for additional questions and feedback on your profile.... Read more about LinkedIn for Networking, Career Building, and the Job Search
2018 Oct 29

GSAS: Career Jump Start for STEM Fields - Cancelled

4:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138

This workshop has been cancelled, but please feel free to schedule an advising appointment in Crimson Careers to speak individually with a GSAS career advisor about your career questions.

What are your career plans post-Harvard? What are your options? How can you even get started? Jump start your career and take on...

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2018 Nov 15

GSAS: Career Jump Start: For Humanists & Social Scientists

4:30pm to 6:30pm

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 with interactive career self-assessment exercises to better understand your skills, interests, and values in the context of an effective job search. Stay for an optional 30-minute open discussion (6:30-7:00pm) about specific careers of interest to PhDs in the humanities and social sciences. This workshop requires pre-work which will be sent to you once you have registered.... Read more about GSAS: Career Jump Start: For Humanists & Social Scientists
2018 Oct 05

GSAS: Effective Behavioral Interviewing

9:00am to 10:30am

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
So you've been networking and applying for positions...now's the time to begin preparing for interviews! In this interactive workshop you will learn how to best prepare for behavioral interviews, the type most commonly used to evaluate candidates for various positions. Come prepared to practice! PLEASE REGISTER THROUGH CRIMSON CAREERS TO ATTEND.
2018 Oct 22

GSAS: Where to Go from Here? Identifying Your Career Options

3:30pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Modell Center for Immunology, Room 100A, 210 Longwood Ave, Boston

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 workshop, you will engage in interactive career exercises to better understand your skills, interests, and values in the context of an effective job search. PLEASE REGISTER THROUGH CRIMSON CAREERS TO ATTEND.

Please note: This workshop is open to all GSAS students, but will be targeted to those in the...

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2018 Sep 27

GSAS: The Networked Job Search

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Dudley House Common Room
By now, you have most likely attended a few events where networking was required (i.e. career fairs, employer information sessions, etc.). Were you an effective networker? Are you unsure of how to successfully connect at events? Learn how to make small talk and network effectively in this interactive, hands-on workshop. PLEASE REGISTER THROUGH CRIMSON CAREERS TO ATTEND.
2018 Oct 11

GSAS: Career Fairs: How to Stand Out (Webinar)

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

WEBINAR

Learn how to introduce yourself to employers and to stand out at career fairs and employer events. Be prepared and have effective interactions with employers! To participate, pre-register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2954951086468744451. You will receive (within seconds) a confirmation email. Click on the link included in the confirmation...

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2018 Sep 17

Job Search for International Students

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Lamont Library, Forum Room
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
2018 Nov 13

GSAS: Career Jump Start: For Biomedical Scientists

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

TMEC 332, 260 Longwood Ave., Boston
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 with interactive career self-assessment exercises to better understand your skills, interests, and values in the context of an effective job search. Stay for an optional 30-minute open discussion (6:00-6:30pm) about specific careers of interest to PhDs in the biomedical sciences. This workshop requires pre-work which will be sent to you once you have registered. PLEASE... Read more about GSAS: Career Jump Start: For Biomedical Scientists
2018 Oct 24

Job Offer Jungle: Offers and Negotiations

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Evaluating compensation packages and determining whether and how to negotiate is often the most stressful part of the job search for students. In this workshop, we will discuss what you should look for in a compensation package and how to negotiate with confidence. PLEASE REGISTER THROUGH CRIMSON CAREERS TO ATTEND.

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