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.

Vault-Firsthand’s 100 Best Internships of 2023!

We’re thrilled today to release our 2023 Internship Rankings! The Vault-Firsthand highlight the top programs in more than 30 categories. Vault-Firsthand’s rankings include the Most Prestigious InternshipsBest Overall InternshipsBest Internships by IndustryBest Internships by RoleBest Internships …

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