Harvard College

The Office of Career Services welcomes students from all Harvard College concentrations, and offers a wide range of services and resources tailored specifically to internships, entry-level jobs, and summer opportunities for Harvard College students and recent alumni.

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Drop-in Advising

OCS offers Harvard College undergraduates ten-minute “ask me anything” drop-in sessions. This is the best way to get started with OCS or to have your resume or cover letter reviewed. During our office renovations from November 21, 2022 through February 3, 2023, these sessions will be offered only via phone or Zoom.

Virtual Drop-ins: Monday-Friday, 1:00-4:00pm (ET)

Thirty-Minute Scheduled Appointments (phone, or Zoom):

Discuss career decisions, summer planning, making connections, interviewing, applying to graduate school, or other questions. Log in to Crimson Careers and click on “advising appointment” on the left to view adviser availability and reserve a time. During our office renovations from November 21, 2022 through February 3, 2023, appointments will be offered only via phone or Zoom.

Olivia Price, A.B., Economics

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Contact & Location

Phone
617-495-2595
Address

Harvard University
54 Dunster Street
Cambridge, MA

OCS Hours

M 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
T 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
W 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
TH 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
F 9:00 am - 5:00 pm