Nonprofits, Think Tanks, Social Enterprise

Nonprofits cut across every type of industry and function area—including education, communication, healthcare, and technology—and working in this sector can be a great way to combine a subject area interest with a desire to make a difference. Think Tanks are organizations which conduct research and study and recommend public policy alternatives. They can approach issues from a partisan or non-partisan perspective, and often serve a broader educational function as well, through conferences and publications. Social enterprises are businesses with two goals: to generate income by selling a product or service, and to create a social, environmental, or cultural impact. Corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives run within organizations include environmental sustainability programs, alternative energy ideas, and improving the quality of life of the workforce and families in society at large.

Humanities@Work: Careers in Philanthropic Foundations featuring Dr. Richard Ekman (PhD ‘72)  

The Mignone Center for Career Success recently hosted the kick-off session of the Humanities@Work (H@W) series. The series showcases the rich and varied career pathways available to advanced degree candidates in the Humanities. The series will feature guest speakers from …

By Divya Chandramouli
Divya Chandramouli Interim Assistant Director, Harvard Griffin GSAS Graduate Career Services
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…But How Do I Make The Right Choice?

It’s that time of year – you’re starting to hear back from volunteer sites, research opportunities, graduate schools, or internship/job applications. Now that you know what your possibilities are, how do you decide which one to pursue?

Making big decisions …

By Katie Fell
Katie Fell Assistant Director, Harvard College Still Deciding, Exploring, & Self-Assessment
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Neuroscience and Brain Behavior Career Pathways Panel Recap

Did you miss the Neuroscience and Brain Behavior Career Pathways Panel?  Our amazing alumni panelists (see below) had some valuable insights to share. 

Take Note! 

OCS PAF Meera’s Take Away: 

Reverse engineering your career is a thing! Either divert from your …

By Katie Fell
Katie Fell Assistant Director, Harvard College Still Deciding, Exploring, & Self-Assessment
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