Office of Career Services
Office of Career Services Evolves to Support Students Navigating A Tumultuous Job Market
After the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Harvard’s Office of Career Services had to abruptly adapt its resources to an online format, trading pizza events and lively career fairs for virtual advising and webinars.
College Pushes Campus Employers to Offer Remote Opportunities, Pay to Students
Dean of Administration and Finance Sheila C. Thimba says the College can press, but not force, campus employers to offer remote jobs to undergraduates.
'This Can Be Career-Ending': Graduate Students Face Uncertainty with Job Opportunities Due to Coronavirus Pandemic
Many graduate students have expressed uncertainty about their post-graduation employment prospects due to the novel coronavirus outbreak.
Office of Career Services Suspends Summer Funding for Study Abroad Programs
The Office of Career Services suspended funding for summer study abroad programs, the office announced in an Monday email to program participants.
As Coronavirus Tanks Economy, Job-Seeking Seniors Face Twin Crises
For seniors set to graduate, the coronavirus has rapidly changed where and how they expected to live, work, and build a career. In a matter of months, the global health crisis has flummoxed both members of the class of 2020 and the Harvard officials tasked with guiding them.
Following Lack of Applications, Harvard Law School Encourages Students to Apply to Clerk for Trump-Appointed Judges
Harvard Law School’s Office of Career Services urged its students to apply for clerkships with Trump-appointed judges last month after they failed to utilize its internal network to work with the jurists, drawing criticism from some students and scholars.
OCS Provides New Tool To Aid International Students in U.S. Job Search
The Harvard Office of Career Services launched a new online platform that helps international students find jobs in the United States and aids American students in locating jobs abroad earlier this month.
Office of Career Services
The Office of Career Services, at 54 Dunster St., is starting to use Interstride to aid international students in job searches.
A workshop titled "Building Up or Selling Out" was the first of its kind at the Office of Career Services
Dan Lobo at OCS
Dan Lobo, a Career Education Fellow at Harvard's Office of Career Services, recently hosted an OCS workshop discussing managing selfish and selfless interests.
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Pursues Industry Partnerships
Dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Francis J. Doyle III said in a February interview that creating corporate partnerships continues to be one of his top priorities. He said Harvard has historically lagged behind its peer institutions in these efforts and stressed the numerous benefits these industry relationships could bring.
Fifth Annual Public Service Recruitment Day Provides 84 Seniors with Public Sector Interviews
The recruitment program received 261 applications from 147 students, and was able to offer 120 interviews with various public service organizations.
OCS Public Service Recruiting Day
CPIC staff members Travis A. Lovett and Alysha L. Johnson Williams '14 talk with seniors after their interviews.
Nearly Three-Quarters of Harvard Grads Pursued For-Profit Jobs in 2018
Seventy-two percent of Harvard College’s Class of 2018 planned to enter for-profit jobs after graduating last May, according to the most recent employment report released by the College’s Office of Career Services.
Finance and Consulting Firms Shifting Recruiting Schedules Earlier
Many finance and consulting firms are completing their recruitment processes earlier in the fall to grasp talent before other organizations.
Law Students Raise Concerns About Firms’ Summer Agreements
HLS students wrote an open letter calling for the school to ensure that law firms who recruit on campus “protect the rights of their employees.”
Former SCOTUS Nominee Merrick B. Garland ’74 Talks Career Advice at Harvard
Garland regaled a group of around 50 students with tales from his time as an undergraduate at the College, and then as a student at the Law School.
Women’s Alumni Group Hosts Roundtable on Workplace Sexual Misconduct
Topics included corporate cultures and environments, the influence of the #MeToo movement on culture and opportunity, and how and when sexual misconduct occurs
After Trump, Some Undergraduates Reassess Government Career Plans
After a controversial political year and this week's government shutdown, several undergraduates said they are rethinking their interest in pursuing government careers.
Due South: Southern Students Post-Harvard
Students say a number of factors—including job scarcity and political concerns—deter them from making the trek back down South. Others see an opportunity to return to change their home states for the better.
Seniors Attend Public Service Recruitment Day
College seniors interested in pursuing public sector careers had their chance to network with potential employers last week.
Dr. Hon Ho shares his experience as one of the few Mandarin-speaking child psychiatrists in New England at “Journeys: Career Pathways To and Through Mental Health.” This panel discussion at OCS on Wednesday evening featured faculty and members of Harvard Alumni for Mental Health.
No Summertime Sadness
A recruiter from the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies encourages students to apply for international internships and funding at the Office of Career Services’s Summer Funding and Programs Fair Tuesday afternoon in the SOCH.
Summer Funding Fair Simplifies Harvard Resources
With summer job and internship application deadlines approaching, many Harvard students are beginning the search for summer internships, research positions, and funding. A Office of Career Service fair Tuesday afternoon aimed to demystify the process and connect students with summer opportunities.