Office of Career Services
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.
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.
The recruitment program received 261 applications from 147 students, and was able to offer 120 interviews with various public service organizations.
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.
Many finance and consulting firms are completing their recruitment processes earlier in the fall to grasp talent before other organizations.
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.”
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.
Topics included corporate cultures and environments, the influence of the #MeToo movement on culture and opportunity, and how and when sexual misconduct occurs
After a controversial political year and this week's government shutdown, several undergraduates said they are rethinking their interest in pursuing government careers.