May 18, 2021
Despite progress in many fields, traditional taboos surrounding careers outside of academia remain.
May 18, 2021
“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.
April 9, 2021
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.
April 5, 2021
The Advising Project Professor Elena Kramer has developed documents that outline what she expects of her graduate students—and what they can expect from her.
February 22, 2021
The Advising Project seeks to change institutional culture by putting advising at the center of the educational experience.
February 10, 2021
As a co-director of graduate studies in the Department of Physics, Jacob Barandes draws on his own GSAS experience to advise current students.
October 22, 2020
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
Since its launch, The Advising Project has begun to change the culture of advising at GSAS, enabling faculty to learn and adopt best practices from one another. Now it hopes to empower students too.
September 8, 2020
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.
August 12, 2020
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.

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