Plans B, C and D: Alternatives to Summer Internships

Haven’t secured a summer internship yet? Don’t worry– there is still time to plan for a summer that allows you to explore your interests and expand your skills! Below are some options beyond the traditional internship experience to consider:

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By Meaghan Shea
Meaghan Shea Assistant Director, Technology, Data Analytics, Life & Physical Sciences & Entrepreneurship
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Upcoming Consulting Recruiting Events

If you are interested in pursuing consulting opportunities, take advantage of these upcoming programs to learn about consulting recruiting and prepare for the case interview.

By Recruiting / Employer Engagement Team
Recruiting / Employer Engagement Team
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7 Top Resources for Students Interested Publishing

This list is a mix of professional organizations that advocate for diversity, equity and inclusion within the industry and industry specific job boards. Enjoy!

By Amy DiGiovine
Amy DiGiovine Assistant Director, Arts, Entertainment, Media, Advertising, Marketing, Journalism, Publishing, Fashion, & Sports.
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6 Ways to Make the Most of Your Summer Experience

Congratulations on landing a summer opportunity! Whether it is conducting research, working a part-time job, engaging in public service, or doing an internship here are some tips to make the most of it:

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Kohlberg Manacher Foundation Professional Excellence Scholarship

Devangana Rana ’25 recently shared that the Kohlberg Manacher Foundation (KMF) is accepting applications for the Professional Excellence Scholarship Program which can grant up to $15,000 for eligible recipients (see below requirements)! The priority application deadline is May 1st, but …

By Meaghan Shea
Meaghan Shea Assistant Director, Technology, Data Analytics, Life & Physical Sciences & Entrepreneurship
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Leveraging Your PhD: Why Employers Value Your Skills

Guest post by Heer Joisher (Griffin GSAS Candidate in Developmental Biology) for MCS.

Harvard’s Mignone Center for Career Success recently hosted an insightful discussion spotlighting the remarkable journeys of a select group of GSAS alumni who have masterfully leveraged their …

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Neurodiversity @ Work Employer Roundtable

Neurodiversity @ Work Employer Roundtable – Disability:IN (disabilityin.org)

A collection of employers committed to neurodiversity-focused hiring initiatives.

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HES Alumni Spotlights, class of 2023

Every year after Commencement we survey recent graduates of Harvard Extension School degree programs. This includes asking if they would be willing to provide advice for current students. Read the Graduate Spotlights of the class of 2023!

By Amanda Peters
Amanda Peters Director, Harvard Extension School Career Advising & Programming
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Resource Spotlight: Vault

Vault is a valuable, comprehensive career planning tool – whether you have a career in mind, are not sure where to begin, or want some options to consider. Peruse this terrific resource to access numerous career guides, explore career fields, …

By Loredana George
Loredana George Assistant Director, Consulting, International Relations, Global Development, Education, Psychology, Global Health, Human Rights, & Alumni Engagement
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On Landing an Internship in Finance as an International Student

Interstride is an interactive career platform designed to enhance the career exploration and job-search experience for international students. Learn about landing a finance internship and check out other helpful resources!

“Vania Chow is an undergraduate international student at Stanford University …

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