“Cracking the Culture around Careers” covered an important but sometimes sensitive topic in the lives of PhD students: the tightening of the academic job market and the very real need for students—and even alumni—to consider jobs outside academia.
Have you ever felt like you wasted time or energy guessing what someone else—a peer, teacher, or student—wanted from you? The easiest way to avoid this confusion is to develop mutually defined, clear expectations.
Harvard’s Office of Career Services (OCS) is a critical part of students’ advising network and offers an impressive array of resources—from individual advising appointments to career fairs to events throughout the year.
October 13, 2020
The Advising Project, Diversity, Professional Development, Student Affairs, Student Life
The Office of Student Services is an important part of the advising village. Through the Office, students raise concerns of any kind—from financial pressures to problems with time management to mental health.
Every year, the GSAS Student Council (GSC) makes a call for nominations to honor outstanding faculty—but instead of recognizing their prowess in the classroom or their number of publications, the GSC is honoring their exceptional mentoring skills.