Harvard Griffin GSAS Beyond Academia

Are you interested in exploring careers beyond academia? Your graduate school training offers a wealth of transferrable skills that employers value across industries. Discover resources that will guide you through every phase of your job or internship search.

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Tailored to PhD students, this guide will help you highlight your strongest assets and skills, and differentiate you from other candidates seeking similar positions.
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Resume & Cover Letters for Master's Students

This guide, tailored to Master’s students, will help you highlight your strongest assets and skills, and differentiate you from other candidates seeking similar positions.
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Building Professional Connections

Networking is making connections—talking with people who can provide you with information, advice, resources, and possible contacts related to your fields of interest. 
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Beyond the Professoriate

Beyond the Professoriate is a professional development training platform that helps PhD students transition into academic or nonacademic career paths.
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Interstride

Interstride is a career platform offering a variety of tools designed to enhance the career exploration and job-search experience for international students. 
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PhDs are needed in every sector to address the world’s problems. This booklet offers a taste of the many career paths PhD students can pursue beyond academia. 
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Best Companies or Workplaces for People With Disabilities

By Charlotte Gerber

Best Companies or Workplaces for Disabilities (verywellhealth.com)

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Guest or External Blog
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What to expect in a biotech/pharma compbio interview

by Dean Lee, Computational biology for cell therapy @ Novartis | Figure One Lab

If you have not previously interviewed for a compbio role in biotech/pharma, it may be unclear how you should prepare. Read on for an outline of what to …

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Guest or External Blog
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What We Learned in 2023 – Recap of Beyond the Professoriate webinar

MCS recently subscribed to Beyond the Professoriate, an online platform for Harvard Griffin GSAS student to explore resources around ACADEMIC careers and CAREERS BEYOND ACADEMIA. In addition to video lessons to take you through career development and job search strategies, …

By Laura Stark
Laura Stark Associate Director: Academic Careers & Pursuing the PhD
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