Who hires GSD MDes and DDes graduates? Employers hiring 2016-2019:
- AECOM Asia
- B Fabrication
- Boston Consulting Group
- CBRE Greater China
- China Central Academy of Fine Arts
- DiMella Shaffer
- Greybrook Realty Partners
- Kengo Kuma & Associates
- Leggat McCall Properties
- Mack Real Estate Group
- Madison Marquette
- MIT Media Lab
- Morgan Stanley
- Nikken Sekki Civil Engineering
- NYC Economic Development Corp.
- Related Companies
- RF Capital
- Slate Property Group
- Starwood Capital Group
- Steiner NYC
- The Related Group
- Twining Properties
- University of Minnesota
- University of Nebraska Lincoln
- University of North Carolina at Charlotte
- University of Virginia, School of Architecture
- World Bank
- World Monuments Fund
- Yale School of Architecture
Which industries hire MDes and DDes graduates?
- Economic Development
- Real Estate
How do I find MDes/DDes alumni contacts?
Three sources of alumni contacts for current students and graduates:
- Join the Harvard GSD Group on LinkedIn.
- Use CREATE, the GSD career management system.
- Engage with the Harvard University Alumni Association.
- Utilize your time here to cultivate relationships within the GSD community: alumni, fellow students, faculty, visiting speakers, networking events, GSD Alumni Council events.
- Seek out ways to supplement your academic studies with experience: involvement with student clubs (across Harvard), summer internship or community service fellowship.
Events of special note for MDes students
- Harvard Kennedy School of Government (HKS) Consulting Fair
- The Art of Networking Workshop
- Resume Blitz (electronic resume reviews)
- Virtual Career Fair (summer internship opportunities)
- Harvard Real Estate Career Day
- Harvard GSD Career Fairs
Resources of special note for DDes students
- Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning: great resources, programs, and support that promote excellence in teaching.
- HERC: Largest database of higher education and related jobs in the world.
- Academic Job Search workshop series at Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences Office of Career Services.
- CV consultation
Take advantage of:
- Monthly e-newsletter (Career Newsflash)
- Virtual Career Fair in January
- Community Service Fellowship Program: domestic summer internships & international travel grants (apply by mid-March for domestic summer internships; apply by late January for international travel)