Employer Posting Policies

Requirements for Employer Registrations

Employer account registrations must include the following information in order to be approved.  All employer, contact, and posting information, including the employer website, must be in English so it can be properly vetted by our team.

  • Organization name
  • Contact name
  • Official organization email address; registrations with personal email addresses or non-organization email addresses (e.g., @gmail.com, @yahoo.com, etc.) will not be approved
  • Organization website (English language version of the website is required)

Third-Party Recruiter Policy

  • Third-party recruiters must disclose the name(s) of the client that they are representing and to whom the applicants’ credentials will be disclosed.
  • We must be able to verify that the third party is recruiting for a legitimate job opportunity.

Types of Job/Internship Postings that will NOT be Approved:

Crimson Careers is intended for positions that are appropriate for current students and recent alumni. The following types of positions will NOT be approved in Crimson Careers:

  • Campus/brand ambassador positions
  • Tutoring/test prep positions (these roles can be posted in the Harvard Student Employment Office database)
  • Positions that would employ students for a private individual or work-for-hire contract (e.g., babysitter, private tutor, caretaker, etc.)
  • Positions where the interview takes place in a private residence/home
  • Positions where the work takes place in a private residence/home
  • Positions that require students and alumni to pay a placement fee or investment prior to employment
  • Bootcamp roles with a fee-based model
  • Organizations with college admissions consulting positions unless they have been pre-approved by our office
  • International teaching positions unless they have been pre-approved by our office
  • Placement agencies/organizations offering unspecified opportunities to teach abroad
  • Positions that do not clearly reveal the name of the company/organization where the students will work/intern

Policy Affirmation

  • Non-Discrimination and Sexual Harassment Policy: Harvard University is committed to maintaining a safe and healthy educational and work environment and to building an inclusive community where students from all backgrounds, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientation, race and socio-economic status feel welcomed, valued and respected. Participants are reminded to be respectful of difference and sensitive to conduct that may be perceived as disrespectful or inappropriate. Participants are also reminded of Harvard University’s Policy on Sexual and Gender-Based Harassment. Employers and alumni are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner in all interactions with students (both on and off campus) and refrain from any one-on-one activities with undergraduate students where alcohol is involved (refer to the NACE Principles for Professional Practice for more information). We thank you for your work supporting Harvard students in their career development.

Short-Term Projects

  • Though short in timespan, these opportunities should be skill-building for the student, introduce them to specific work tasks or functions, and/or educate the student about a specific field.
  • We recommend all projects are paid, however unpaid projects will be considered if they have a significant learning component or support nonprofit or mission-driven initiatives.
  • Projects can be remote or in-person (as long as federal, state, and local authorities are permitting in-person work in your area).
  • In-person projects cannot take place in someone’s home and unskilled tasks will be referred to the Student Employment Office.
  • We reserve the right to reject opportunities that are not skill-building or educational.

Winter Break Experiences

  • Winter Break Experiences MUST BE between Jan 2 and the start of spring classes to qualify.
  • Only positions with start and end dates in the position description will be posted.
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