‘Not Too Much to Ask’: Harvard Undergrad Workers Rally for a Union After University Denies Recognition
More than 40 students, staff, and supporters rallied in Harvard Yard Friday in support of unionizing undergraduate workers after the University rejected the campaign’s request for voluntary recognition April 7.
Harvard Undergraduate Workers Union publicly launched last month in an effort to unionize undergraduate student employees on campus.
Harvard undergraduates are set to reopen Quad Bikes, a bicycle repair shop nested in the basement of Cabot House, after a roughly two-year closure due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Harvard Undergraduate Council convened Sunday for its weekly general meeting and passed five pieces of legislation, including plans to renew its summer storage program.
As student coordinators on the Harvard Admissions Office’s Undergraduate Admissions Council, Ashley N. Emann ’23 and Hudson T. Miller ’23 hold talks for prospective veteran applicants covering topics like housing, financial aid, and transfer credit.
Harvard Teacher Fellows — a teacher training initiative for students at the College — will no longer accept new cohorts of students as it is rolled into a new degree at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Harvard Student Agencies is set to acquire Trademark Tours, the agency known for its flagship “Hahvahd” campus tour, according to a press release Wednesday.
‘It’s A Really Difficult Time Right Now’: IOP Launches Stipend Program For Seniors Entering Politics, Public Service
The Institute of Politics will award a one-time “start-up stipend” to members of the Class of 2021 who are pursuing work in the political and public service sector in summer 2021.
This year’s senior class is graduating into a job market that looks radically different from what it did a year ago. In interviews, several members of the Class of 2021 described a range of experiences throughout this recruiting season: some reported it went smoothly, while others asserted the pandemic had created new bumps in the process. All reported a new sense of uncertainty.
Challenged to create a meaningful gap year experience despite the pandemic, students pursued professional opportunities, explored the world around them, and focused on personal growth.
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.
Shelving dusty books, dishing up grill orders, leading patrons through Harvard’s art collections — in the coronavirus era, job-seeking students have found that campus mainstays are now defunct.
Harvard students who decide to take a leave of absence this fall will make a series of tradeoffs — sacrificing their eligibility to participate in extracurriculars, school-sponsored jobs, and campus research to buy back in-person time with friends on campus.
Dean of Administration and Finance Sheila C. Thimba says the College can press, but not force, campus employers to offer remote jobs to undergraduates.
The coronavirus upended undergraduates’ semesters, forcing them to vacate campus more than a month ago. Now it has changed their summer plans, too — a shift students are adjusting to as they face expanding disruptions to college life.
Harvard Grad Union Reaches Tentative Workload Agreement With University, Calls for Fully-Funded 'Bridge Year'
Harvard and its graduate student union signed a tentative agreement setting a maximum limit on student workers’ weekly hours after a virtual back-and-forth last week. The union is also asking for a fully-funded “bridge year” for all Ph.D. students to continue research projects interrupted by the coronavirus pandemic.
After the closure of Harvard’s campus last month spelled the sudden end of many undergraduates’ campus jobs, students seeking online employment to supplement lost income say Harvard has failed to offer them a sufficient array of work opportunities.
Harvard College Asks Students Who Cannot Continue On-Campus Jobs to Seek New Employment, Will Pay Students Working From Afar
Harvard will continue to pay students who can perform their on-campus jobs in a remote setting, asking students who cannot do so to seek other employment opportunities through the Student Employment Office, Faculty of Arts and Sciences Registrar Michael P. Burke wrote in an email to undergraduates Monday afternoon.
Rajagopal is currently running against five other candidates, including the incumbent from the Liberal Party, Kyle Lamoureux.