Leveraging your Ph.D.: Why Employers Value Your Skills (GSAS Event)


Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 4:00pm to 7:30pm


Dudley House Common Room

Explore career options beyond academia and learn how to leverage your Ph.D.

  • 4-5pm, Nuts and Bolts: Landing a Job in this Economy. Curious how recent PhD graduates found their jobs? Hear from recent GSAS graduates who have successfully landed a job.

Panelists fromThe Boston Consulting Group; GlobalData Plc; and Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP, Boston

  • 5-6:30pm, Alumni Panel on Leveraging the PhD: Alumni will discuss their own career decision making, how they adapted to jobs outside academe, and how the skills and knowledge they developed during their graduate programs influenced their success.

Panelists from: Takeda Oncology; the Analysis, Weather, Survival, and Mechanical (AWSM) Group, Starry Inc; Hendrickson Publishers; Wayfair; Tina Lin, Product Manager, Formlabs; Roosevelt Institute; Stonehill College; McCarroll Lab, Harvard University.

  • 6:30-7:30pm, Networking Reception: Speak with alumni and Harvard affiliates about their specific jobs and career paths.
Registration Closed