Students of Color

Career advancement is a social justice issue. Our staff, in partnership with others across the College and University, recognizes that issues of identity and career often intersect and that underrepresented students may face specific challenges as they navigate career opportunities and the workplace environment. We invite you to utilize these resources to help support your search and encourage you to connect with us in one-on-one advising.

Explore & Experience in January!

Harvard College encourages undergraduates to take time during the Winterbreak to refresh and recharge. OCS is one of numerous Harvard centers and departments that offer some limited programming during the Winterbreak and Wintersession periods.

Winterbreak

Undergraduate students who wish to …

By Anthony Arcieri
Anthony Arcieri Anthony Arcieri, Director of Undergraduate Career Advising and Programming, Architecture, Engineering, Environment Advising
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4 Tips for Searching for Companies that Focus on Diversity and Inclusion

Everyone’s heard the phrase “diversity and inclusion” (“D&I” for short), but what does it really mean? Why is it so important? And how do you find companies that prioritize it?

In honor of Black History Month, below are the answers to …

By Sarah Candin - Firsthand
Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Strategies for post-graduation success for diverse students

Navigating life post-graduation can be filled with ups and downs. For first-generation students, BIPOC, and LGBTQ+ job seekers, it’s important to know what resources are available to help you succeed as you go through adulthood. The following five strategies can …

By Shelby Konkel - College Recruiter
College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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Featured Resources

Interested in gaining experience in the tech industry? Check out these programs designed for first and second-year students. Please note …

Start is PwC’s diversity summer internship experience, uniquely designed for high-performing college sophomores/rising juniors who self-identify as members of traditionally …

“The Building Opportunities for Leadership and Development (BOLD) Internship Program is a paid summer internship for students who are currently …

In this highly selective program, you’ll get first-hand insight into working for the federal government, gain valuable professional experience and …

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