Are you a college or master's student considering a PhD in the humanities or social sciences? It's important to know what to expect before embarking on the PhD. Come hear from advanced graduate students who will share their tips and advice on applying for, and surviving and thriving in, graduate school. We'll also discuss essential questions you must ask yourself before committing to the PhD, as well as how to position yourself for a career within or beyond the professoriate after grad school....
In preparation for the Harvard Biotech Club Career Fair on October 5 & 6, learn how to craft your resume for different types of PhD-level nonacademic positions. Many employers outside academia appreciate a 1-2 page resume, but some will want an academic CV or a hybrid document that is quite tailored but still includes publications, etc. Design your job search documents to resonate with different employers! This event is cosponsored by...
Interview skills can make or break your chance of receiving an offer. Learn and exercise creative ways to be a successful self-advocate in an interview. Together, we will discuss how to strengthen your interview skills by framing, illustrating, and articulating your qualifications. Please note this workshop will focus on behavioral interviewing for all industries. Please...Read more about Ace Your Interview
Juniors and seniors: The OCS pre-med advisers will run through all the basic “how-to questions” regarding the application timeline and will discuss such issues as letters of recommendation, the personal statement, the AMCAS application, school selection, secondary applications, what to expect with regard to interviews, how to work with your house pre-med committee, and how to decide whether this is the year for you to apply.... Read more about Medical School Application Process
Market yourself and gain an edge in today’s job and internship market by learning how to write an effective resume and cover letter. From writing effective accomplishment statements to deciding what to include and what to leave out, this workshop discusses, step-by-step, how to build and improve your resume and cover letters. Please register to attend. Read more about Resume and Cover Letter 101
In the lead up to the Harvard & MIT Media, Marketing, Humanities and Creative Careers Expo, join a variety of working professionals to get their perspective on the importance of creativity. Learn about specific opportunities to use your creative skills in branding, marketing, advertising, and strategic communications. Panelists can also answer questions regarding trends, changes, entry-level requirements, the difference between marketing, advertising, and PR, hiring timelines, and more!
Curious about opportunities in finance beyond investment banking? Join our panel of finance professionals from fields such as venture capital, hedge funds, private equity, and asset management, as they discuss the ins and outs of working in these areas and how to pursue an opportunity in financial services. Please register to attend.Read more about Finance Beyond Banking: Pathways
Join us for the virtual Diversity Opportunities Fair! Career fairs and expos are a great way to meet representatives from different types of organizations, to learn about internship and full-time positions, and to discover exciting opportunities within the field. For more information about this event, including the list of participating organizations, please visit the Diversity Opportunities Fair website: https://ocs.fas.harvard.edu/diversity-fair Open to Harvard FAS students.
Learn how to Office of Career Services can help you explore your interests, make connections, and prepare for summer funding, internships, research and public service opportunities. This workshop will give you an overview of the many resources at OCS and provide strategies for using them effectively. Please register to attend.Read more about How to OCS 101
As a Harvard student, you have access to one of the largest and most influential networks in the world. Yet, for many, the process of networking can be a distressing task. OCS invites you to learn how to build relationships and connect with people who can help you explore career options and lead you to the type of job or internship you're seeking. Please register to attend...Read more about Leveraging Your Harvard Network
Thinking about an internship in public service this summer? Wondering what opportunities there are and how to find them? Come to this session and hear from the Office of Career Services (OCS), the Institute of Politics (IOP), the Center for Public Service and Engaged Scholarship, and the Harvard Global Health Institute (HGHI) about the various opportunities available and how to get started in your search. Please register in Crimson Careers to attend.
Join us for the virtual Engineering Career Fair Collaborative! Career fairs and expos are a great way to meet representatives from different types of organizations, to learn about internship and full-time positions, and to discover exciting opportunities within the field. For more information about this event, including the list of participating organizations, please visit the Engineering Career Fair Collaborative website: https://ocs.fas.harvard.edu/engboutique