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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.


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.


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 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.


Marketing the Humanities

A number of events over Advising Fortnight fit into the larger trend of job-oriented marketing within the Arts and Humanities as many concentrations seek to attract more students and address their career concerns through an increase in job-focused advising events, alumni interactions, and published materials.


Diplomats and Desserts

Consul General of Spain in Boston D. Julio N. Montesinos speaks at Quincy House’s “Diplomacy and Desserts,” a discussion about careers in international affairs Thursday evening. Among other suggestions, Montesinos encouraged those considering foreign relations careers to cultivate open minds to work with a variety of cultures.


Consulting Harvard

Tiger Club Tutoring is just one of many student-run college admissions consulting businesses springing up across the nation; it’s also just one of many student-run college admissions consulting businesses at Harvard.


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.


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.


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