First Generation / Low Income

Being a first-generation student is a tremendous accomplishment, but one that often comes with a unique set of challenges. As a first-generation student, you may struggle to feel that the resources and opportunities at Harvard were meant for you. We want to remind you that you do belong here, and to encourage you to take advantage of all the resources Harvard has to offer. While you may be the first in your family, you are not alone. Our office is here to support you at every step of your professional journey.

30 Best Internships for Diversity

Today, we’re pleased to release our new ranking of the 30 Best Internship Programs for Overall Diversity. The ranking is based on a survey of more than 11,400 current and former interns from more than 100 internship programs. This past …

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Leadership training, high-level mentorship, and global internship funding

Academic counseling, workshops and discussions, peer tutoring, the Harvard Course in Reading and Study Strategies, and self-help materials.

Mentoring, advocacy, and networking opportunities for first-generation and/or low-income students and alumni of Harvard University

Student group facilitating the transition to college for first generation students, building a community, and providing a voice and platform …

Focuses on directing college awareness to future first generation college students

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