Resource Spotlight: MCS Firsthand Advisors

About 80% of all jobs are never posted. This hidden job market means it is even more important to build your professional network. As members of the Harvard community, you have already started building your network, with classmates, teammates, professors, …

By Meaghan Shea
Meaghan Shea Assistant Director, Technology, Data Analytics, Life & Physical Sciences & Entrepreneurship
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Searching for an internship or job opportunity? Attend upcoming Mignone Center for Career Success career fairs!

The Mignone Center for Career Success (MCS) serves Harvard Extension School admitted degree students and degree program alumni, Harvard College and Harvard Griffin GSAS.

MCS Spring 2024 Career Fairs:

Can’t attend live? Most career fairs have an option to register …

By Shoshana Mavor
Shoshana Mavor Assistant Director, Harvard Extension School Career Services
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LinkedIn Jobs on the Rise 2024: The 25 fastest-growing roles in the U.S.

The acceleration of artificial intelligence and automation has created new opportunities and challenges for workers and companies alike.

Such transformation is evident in this year’s Jobs on the Rise list, a data-backed ranking of the 25 fastest-growing jobs in the …

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Learn the FORD Method and You’ll Never Struggle to Make Small Talk Again

Use this foolproof system to keep a lively conversation going with just about anyone.

“Starting a conversation doesn’t have to be intimidating. The problem for many of us when it comes to talking to strangers is thinking up questions to 

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THE KEY ATTRIBUTES EMPLOYERS ARE LOOKING FOR ON GRADUATES’ RESUMES

“Students hoping to catch the eye of potential employers through their resume should forego relying only on their strong GPA and instead highlight the attributes and skills they developed in their classwork and through their various experiential assignments, according to 

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The Best Data Job Simulations on Forage to Jumpstart Your Career

When you’re searching for a data job you want your resume to shine. And while tailoring yours to the job description is a good way to go, you know you’re not the only person who’ll do that. Having experience in …

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How to get more out of your job search as a first-generation college graduate

Being a first-generation college graduate is an incredible accomplishment that is nothing short of life-changing. For some first-gen college grads, their circumstances might be that their parents immigrated from other countries and weren’t able to get a degree. For others, …

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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How to Find a Summer Internship

During the Summer Opportunities and Funding Fair on December 7, several MCS advisors were asked, “how do I find an independent internship?” Securing your own internship requires a considerable amount of prep and planning beforehand, but the result is often …

By Kristen Li
Kristen Li Summer Opportunities Funding Coordinator
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Career Quiz for Teens (Free)

If you’re a teen stressing about your career, you’re not alone. Job search anxiety is creeping up much earlier than it used to and, unfortunately, for good reason. If you’re looking to land a job in a competitive industry after …

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Top Companies to Work For (if You’re a Gen Zer)

Generation Z is coming into the workforce with new priorities than previous generations and looking for companies that meet their standards. So, what are the top companies to work for if you’re Gen Z? We found companies that best match …

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