Undocumented Students

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, OCS advisers 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.

6 Ways Joining an Affinity Group Can Boost Your Career

Advancing your career has a few established tactics, including networking, skills building, and finding mentors. Now there’s another tactic: joining affinity groups.

Affinity groups are groups employees with a shared background or experience. For instance, an affinity group may be …

By Sandi Santa Ana - 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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Back in Person – Six Tips for Attending a Career Fair

We are so excited to be back hosting in-person career fairs. This fall’s events are the first on campus since February 2020. Because of this, most students have never attended an in-person career fair before. Even the employers are out …

By Deb Carroll
Deb Carroll Director, Employer Relations and Operations
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Ask the Experts: How should Dreamers communicate their work eligibility to prospective employers?

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On President Biden’s first day in office he proposed an immigration bill that features a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants and makes Dreamers — young undocumented immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children — immediately eligible for green …

By Steven Rothberg - College Recruiter
College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career. Each year, we help more than 3 million students and recent grads find part-time, seasonal, internship, and entry-level jobs requiring 0-3 years of experience.
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Information and resources for undocumented members of the Harvard University community, and for their families.

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