There are many other resources at Harvard that offer services that support your academic growth and personal well-being.
Don’t know where to start? InTouch is here to help navigate these different options so ping us if you’d like a peer to introduce you to someone, or if you’re uncertain who to reach out to.
- The culture of scientific research
- Uri Alon: Why truly innovative science demands a leap into the unknown
- Radhika Nagpal: The Pursuit of Collective Intelligence
- Fay Lin: Mental Health in Academia
- Martin Chalfie: The myth of the lone genius
- Martin Schwartz: The importance of stupidity in scientific research
- Radhika Nagpal: Down with the Myth of the “Real” Scholar
- Radhika Nagpal: The Awesomest 7-Year Postdoc or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Tenure-Track Faculty Life
- How to PhD:
- Beyond the PhD:
- Underrepresented and/or Minoritized Identities:
- Ebony McGee, et al: “I Know I Have to Work Twice as Hard and Hope That Makes Me Good Enough”: Exploring the Stress and Strain of Black Doctoral Students in Engineering and Computing
- Ebony McGee: “Black Genius, Asian Fail”: The Detriment of Stereotype Lift and Stereotype Threat in High-Achieving Asian and Black STEM Students
- Philip Guo: Programmer privilege: As an Asian male computer science major, everyone gave me the benefit of the doubt.
- Lynn Conway: “The Disappeared: Beyond Winning and Losing”
- Helpful reading lists and survey papers:
Academic Resource Center (ARC)
The ARC is one stop shopping for all things academic, including:
- Peer tutoring
- Academic coaching
- Setting up structure while working from home
- ESL consultations
Harvard International Office (HIO)
For international students, the HIO can help provide guidance on travel, finances, visa, and more.
GSAS Student Center
Formerly referred to as Dudley, the GSAS Student Center is the hub for graduate student life.
Want to join a club? Play intramural sports or join the World Music Ensemble? All these activities are overseen by the GSAS Student Center. You can look them up on a centralized database: Engage.
Want to learn more? Contact Jackie Yun, Executive Director of GSAS Student Center:
- Email: email@example.com
- Location: GSAS Student Center, 3rd floor, Room 305
- Phone: 617-495-2255
Danielle Farrell, the Director of Student Services, is your catch-all for all things graduate school.
- Loaction: B2, GSAS Student Center
- Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Telephone number: 617-495-5005