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 …

By Guest or External Blog
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Machine Learning vs. AI: What’s the Difference?

With all the talk about artificial intelligence (AI) taking over the world, you may be wondering what the difference is between all the concepts being tossed around these days: machine learning vs. AI or AI vs. machine learning vs. deep …

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What is Job Shadowing? Definition, Benefits, and How to Set It Up

The job search is exciting because there are so many options for what you can do — but for the same reason, it can also be overwhelming. How can you figure out what you want to do if you don’t know …

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How to Answer “Tell Me About Yourself” in an Interview (Plus Examples!)

By Stav Ziv

“Tell me about yourself” might seem like an easy win of an interview question—after all, you know all about yourself! And good thing, too, because it’s often the very first thing an interviewer will ask you …

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Building a Career in Industrial-Organizational Psychology

Curious about what a career in Industrial-Organizational Psychology can entail, where you can apply the relevant skillsets, and what background may be needed in different iterations of the field? Read on for details from the Harvard Extension School blog on

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Learn About Consulting Case Interviews

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

By Recruiting / Employer Engagement Team
Recruiting / Employer Engagement Team
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FINDING A JOB THAT IS RIGHT FOR YOU: A PRACTICAL APPROACH TO LOOKING FOR A JOB AS A PERSON WITH A DISABILITY

“To address the needs of JAN callers looking for employment, this Employment Guide was developed and provides a four-step process with information, tools, and resources that can be used to find the right job.

Step 1: What kind of jobs …

By Katie Fell
Katie Fell Assistant Director, Harvard College Still Deciding, Exploring, & Self-Assessment
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Experience Highlight: Google Lime Scholarship

Are you pursuing a degree in computer science, computer engineering or a degree in a closely related technical field?

Google’s education and scholarship programs aim to inspire and help students become future leaders in computing and technology by breaking down …

By Katie Fell
Katie Fell Assistant Director, Harvard College Still Deciding, Exploring, & Self-Assessment
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