Undocumented students are among the most resilient and diligent students in the country. Despite myriad barriers some gain admission into institutions of higher learning where they are presented with another wave of unique concerns. As an undocumented student, you may face legal and financial struggles that may make it difficult to access career-related opportunities. Regardless of your immigration status, our advisors and staff members are ready to hear about your career aspirations and point you toward relevant resources. We are here to walk with you throughout your career journey and will do our best to help you take advantage of resources and opportunities offered by Harvard and beyond.

Resource Spotlight: Vault

Vault is a valuable, comprehensive career planning tool – whether you have a career in mind, are not sure where to begin, or want some options to consider. Peruse this terrific resource to access numerous career guides, explore career fields, …

By Loredana George
Loredana George Assistant Director, Consulting, International Relations, Global Development, Education, Psychology, Global Health, Human Rights, & Alumni Engagement
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Resource Spotlight: MCS Firsthand Advisors

About 80% of all jobs are never posted. This hidden job market means it is even more important to build your professional network. As members of the Harvard community, you have already started building your network, with classmates, teammates, professors, …

By Meaghan Shea
Meaghan Shea Assistant Director, Technology, Data Analytics, Life & Physical Sciences & Entrepreneurship
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Resources for Undocumented Students Searching for Experiences

Undocumented students may feel additional stress when searching for jobs, internships, and other experiences to complement their studies.

Here are a few resources that may be helpful with your search:

Dream Summer is an annual national fellowship of the UCLA …

By Anthony Arcieri
Anthony Arcieri Anthony Arcieri, Director of Undergraduate Career Advising and Programming, Architecture, Engineering, Environment Advising
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