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.

Qualified Applicants Only: Don’t Be Intimidated By A Job Description

According to a recent survey shared in the Wall St Journal, job seekers spent an average of only 49.7 seconds reading a job description before dismissing a position as a poor fit. If job seeker feels that they don’t have …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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Introducing the Crimson Career Closet!

Stop by Monday, February 6th from 2-5pm on the 10th Floor of the Smith Campus Center to learn more!

Scene: You just committed to attend Friday’s career fair when suddenly you realize, “Oh no. Business casual options are clearly lacking …

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

Where are you located now?
New York City

What are you doing?
I will be working in the Human Resources department at Bloomberg L.P.

What advice do you have for Harvard undergraduates, now that you’ve graduated?
Life is short. Make …

By Mignone Center for Career Success
Mignone Center for Career Success
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