The Office of Career Services provides services and resources to meet the specific needs of GSAS students and alumni who are following both academic and nonacademic career pathways.

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May & June Career Events

Posted Thursday, 10 May 2012

Science Policy Careers Symposium

Wednesday, May 2, 9:30am – 12:30pm, Armenise Amphitheater, Longwood Campus

Full program will be repeated:

Wednesday, May 2, 3pm – 6pm, Biolabs, Room 1080, Cambridge Campus


Please join us for the Science Policy Careers Symposium for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows at Harvard University. The symposium is designed to help grad students and postdocs understand how to prepare for, explore, and break into a career in science policy.  An identical program will be offered in each location.  Refreshments will be provided.


Keynote address: Norka Ruiz Bravo, Senior Advisor for Science and Technology Partnerships, United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Concurrent Panels – Session 1:

Fellowship Programs - How to Break into Science Policy

Policy Governing Science Research

Concurrent Panels – Session 2:

Public Health, Education, and Global Health Policy

Energy, Environment, and Climate Policy

To register for the Cambridge session:

To register for the Longwood session:


This event is part of the Professional Development for Life Scientists series and is co-sponsored by the Division of Medical Sciences Policy Path, FAS Office for Postdoctoral Affairs, HMS/HSDM Office for Postdoctoral Fellows, Harvard Graduate Women in Science and Engineering, Harvard Graduate Science Policy Group, and the Office of Career Services for FAS,


Talk Your Way into a Great Job


Tuesday, May 15, 3:00pm – 4:30pm

54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138 (OCS Conference Room)

The best way to find the perfect job for you is to meet with and gather information from people already working in your field of interest. This workshop will demystify the process of networking and give you practical tips on how to actually get out there and network your way into a fabulous job!



Analytics Academy, Wednesday June 6, Harvard iLab – Watch the OCS web site for more details!


The Business Mindset, Monday June 11, Office of Career Services – Watch the OCS web site for more details!