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OCS provides numerous online tools to support you wherever you are in your journey — from mapping out career pathways to preparing for the job and internship interview process. Many of these tools serve multiple functions.  The major platforms OCS provides to all FAS students are highlighted below.  Additional digital resources can be viewed and filtered below.

Crimson Careers

OCS’s primary platform, Crimson Careers gives students access to scheduled advising, workshops, employer events, career fairs, as well as job, internship, and short-term project listings. Read More


Firsthand connects students with industry and career knowledge. This includes a powerful online mentoring platform where students can schedule meetings with alumni, as well as large career research library. Read More

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Interstride is a key resource for both international students and students looking to work overseas. It offers visa and country insights, job postings, and resources and webinars curated by the team at Interstride. Read More logo is an online practice interview system. Simulate a job interview by responding to prerecorded questions. Use practice interviews created by OCS or craft your own from over 7,000 questions. Read More


OCS Online Platforms

OCS Guides & Publications

Resume/CV/Cover Letter Templates

Recommended Tools

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How Tos

OCS hosts some of our career fairs virtually using the Crimson Careers virtual career fair platform. With this platform, students can …

No matter what type of event technology is used, here are some general tips to navigate virtual career fairs.

Before …

Requests for Internship Credit

Some employers may require that students receive course credit to be eligible for the internship they …

Recommended Websites

CARC Career Webinar Video Library

Each semester, the Harvard Extension School Career and Academic Resource Center (CARC) holds a series of live Career Webinars open …

OCS Curated Lists

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OCS Recruiting

OCS Recruiting is for Harvard FAS students and recent alumni.  The employers who participate often hire for “entry-level” roles and …

Application deadlines are listed on Crimson Careers, and on the OCS Recruiting calendar. As the calendar indicates, the vast majority …

Firsthand Vault Guides

Job Market InsightsIn partnership withLightcast logo

Explore occupations by career categories and pathways and use real time labor market data to power your decision making.

First, choose an industry of interest, then filter for occupation. (If you'd like to see data for a specific location only, filter by state.)

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