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OCS Vs Wall Street Illustration
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OCS vs. Wall Street

This year banks circumvented OCS and began recruiting students earlier, before official On-Campus Interviews for finance internships started in January. The tug-of-war and resulting breakdown caused OCS to move up its interview schedule by several months next year to avoid contending with the banks.

SEAS Increases Career Advising
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SEAS Increases Career Advising

Recently, SEAS has attempted to increase in-house career advising services.

SEAS Increases Career Advising
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SEAS Students Praise In-House Career Advising, Call For Expansion

Engineering students seeking non-tech internships have praised the relatively new in-house career advising services at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, though many expressed hope for further expansion.

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Scrambling Seniors Look to OCS for Job Help

Seniors scrambling for jobs as their time at the College draws to an end are looking toward the Office of Career Services for help.

Startup Career Fair
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Startup Career Fair

At the Startup Career Fair in the Harvard Innovation Lab, sponsored the Office of Career Services, startup companies talk to students and offer branded merchandise.

OCS Funding Website
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Students Express Mixed Feelings on OCS Funding Lottery

With the increasing popularity of Harvard summer study abroad programs, some students have expressed concerns regarding the process by which financial aid funds are awarded, arguing that funding may not go to students who most need it.

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Undergraduate Council

UC Mandates Sexual Assault Training for Some Clubs

​Student organizations requesting high levels of Undergraduate Council funding will be required to send executive board members to sexual assault prevention training under a new ordinance passed by the UC’s Finance Committee.

Job Search
Office of Career Services

Flyby’s Guide to Cover Letters

Unless you’ve managed to nail down an internship during the fall recruiting season, the month of January signifies the start of a desperate stretch of cover letter-writing, phone-calling, and resume-sending, as you attempt to market yourself for the real world and, hopefully, a real job.

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The First Summer

As the newest members of the College who have not yet declared a concentration, freshmen face a limited pool of employers willing to consider them for paid summer internships.

OCS Career Fair: Nonprofits
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OCS Career Fair: Nonprofits

Natasha F. Dalomba ’14 speaks to current Harvard students about her experience in the nonprofit sector. She was representing College Advising Corps, through which she helps current high school students from disadvantaged backgrounds acquire a college education.

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Consulting Firms Reach Out to Minority Students

Students from diverse backgrounds gathered at the Faculty Club for the ninth annual Diversity Recruitment Consulting Conference hosted by the student group Aspiring Minority Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs.

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Public Service Recruiting Day Attracts Dozens

The event saw an increase in scope from its inaugural year, with more student applicants and 10 additional participating groups.

Office of Career Services

Harvard Lands Fourth in Economist’s First College Rankings

Peter F. Lake ’81, a professor at Stetson University College of Law who specializes in higher education law, said he was unsure how this new system would hold “in a crowded field of metrics.”

Law School Night in Lamont
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Law School Night in Lamont

A student speaks to a representative from Harvard Law School at the Law School Night Wednesday evening. The event, jointly organized by Harvard Student Agencies and the Office of Career Services, served to provide a single, convenient space for students to hear from and connect with a variety of law schools. Commenting on the high attendance that night, event organizer Ingrid Y. Li ‘17 said, “It’s amazing to see the rejuvenation of interest in law at Harvard.”

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Students Weigh Job Options as Offer Deadline Approaches

For students who obtained summer internships through Harvard’s Campus Interview Program, the deadline marks a decision that has been months, if not years, in the making.