CAREER OPTIONS AND JOB SEARCH INFORMATION
Find out how to get started on your job search, and learn more about specific design related fields.
Overview of design professions, many from the U.S. Department of Labor.
FIELD SPECIFIC INFORMATION FOR CAREER RESEARCH
Learn more about what fields GSD Alumni pursue.
Career Services offers information and tools to prepare students for a successful job search. All of the following handouts are available as PDF documents.
- Resume W
- Cover Letters and Other Job Search Correspondence
- Tools for the Academic Job Search
- Tips on the Academic Job Search
- Sample CV
- Design Sheet and Portfolio Advice
- Interview Questions and Strategies
- The Art of Salary Negotiations
- International Students Seeking Employment in the US
- How to Build and Maintain A Professional Network
- Sample Networking E-mails
NETWORK THROUGH THE GSD
- Attend a career workshop to learn how to maximize alumni contacts. Students can view our events calendar as well as view alumni contacts in CREATE.
- Join the Harvard GSD LinkedIn group and get connected to GSD alumni, faculty, students and staff. Learn more to start networking right away.
- View Harvard-wide alumni contacts in Post.Harvard, Harvard University's online alumni network. Choose 'Crimson Compass' to access career contacts.
CREATE AT GSD
CREATE is the recruiting system for Harvard GSD. Students and alumni can log into CREATE to search for jobs, schedule interviews with recruiters, and register for events.
As of fall 2005, every GSD student has an online job seeker account. Please contact Career Services to learn more about your CREATE account privileges.
The Community Service Fellowship is a 10-week summer program in which GSD students work with nonprofit organizations in paid summer internships. Learn more information about this unique summer opportunity.Additionally, see a list of fellowships, grants and scholarships by topic or alphabetically by fellowship name. You may also search for fellowships by topic in eRecruiting at GSD. Once you log into CREATE, click 'Employers Search,' then select fellowship keyword(s) at the bottom of the page.
Visit the websites below for additional funding opportunities.The Boston Society of Architects funding opportunities
Featured competitions at Architecture Week
In addition, other fellowships are housed on the GSD Financial Assistance website.