Incoming Idealists, Outgoing Realists: Navigating the Private and Public Sectors at Harvard Law School
While some students and alumni said the Law School has little influence over career choices, others argued that there is an institutional push toward the private sector.
Motivated by Profits and Ideology, Harvard Students Jumped on GameStop Investing Trend
Harvard undergraduates who bought stock in GameStop earlier this month had varying prior experience in investing, and held mixed motivations for the risky investment — from an attempt to earn extra money, to a desire to punish hedge funds that had bet on the stock prices going down.
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.
Institute of Politics Introduces New Fall 2020 Stipend Program
The Institute of Politics has begun accepting applications for its new Fall 2020 Stipend Program supporting undergraduates pursuing jobs in politics and public service this semester.
Theater, Dance, and Media Seniors Say Pandemic Threatens Portfolios, Post-Grad Prospects
Some seniors studying Theater, Dance, and Media say they are concerned about their portfolios and post-grad plans in light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
'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.
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.
How to: Get the Perfect LinkedIn Headshot (At Home Edition)
Are you getting bored at home already and looking to work on your LinkedIn profile? Maybe it’s time to change your headshot from your high school yearbook photo or freshman year convocation shot to something a bit more updated.
Graduate Student Council Discusses Career Development, Union Negotiations At First Meeting of Semester
The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences’s Graduate Student Council discussed advocacy projects, career development, and the aftermath of the graduate student union strike at its first open meeting of the semester Wednesday evening.
IOP Director’s Internship Program Adds 20 New Host Programs, ‘Hometown’ Internships
This summer, the Director’s Internship program at Harvard’s Institute of Politics will offer funded summer internship opportunities at 145 host organizations, as well as a new program aimed at students interested in pursuing public service in their hometowns.
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.
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.
Harvard Law Students Push to Reform Law Firms’ Contracts for Incoming Associates
Students from Harvard Law School’s Pipeline Parity Project continued their campaign against mandatory arbitration clauses — provisions of employment contracts that require employees to settle disputes through a private arbiter rather than bringing their concerns to the courts.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
More Business School Grads Are Choosing Venture Capital, Stats Show
A higher proportion of Business School graduates are going into venture capital and private equity than in years past, according to career statistics the Business School released last week.
Seniors Attend Public Service Recruitment Day
College seniors interested in pursuing public sector careers had their chance to network with potential employers last week.
Fraudulent Job Postings Found on Crimson Careers
Harvard students last week received an email from the Office of Career Services warning against fraudulent job postings on the job and internship database Crimson Careers.
Campus Interview Program Fair
Sheraton Commander Hotel was filled with many students seeking jobs or internships at the campus interview program fair last Friday. The career fair, organized by the Office of Career Services, featured careers primarily related to finance, consulting, and tech.
Goldman Sachs Will Move Interviews Online, Cutting On-Campus Program
Starting Friday, undergraduates seeking a summer analyst or full-time position at Goldman Sachs will go through a revamped interview process.
SEAS Increases Career Advising
Recently, SEAS has attempted to increase in-house career advising services.