We look forward to seeing you in our renovated space.

Please select your student status for advising details:

Harvard College Students and Recent Alumni (<5 years)

Drop-in Advising

OCS offers Harvard College undergraduates ten-minute virtual and in-person “ask me anything” drop-in sessions. This is the best way to get started with OCS or to have your resume or cover letter reviewed.

Virtual drop-in sessions are available every weekday, 1-2pm ET

For virtual drop-ins, Log into the queue starting at 1pm (password ocs1). 

In-person drop-in sessions at 54 Dunster St. are available every weekday, 2-4pm ET. Just come on in!

Thirty-Minute Scheduled Appointments (in person, phone, or Zoom)

Discuss career decisions, summer planning, making connections, interviewing, applying to graduate school, or other questions. Log in to Crimson Careers and click on “advising appointment” on the left to view adviser availability and reserve a time.

Harvard College Premed Students and Recent Alumni (<5 years)

Premed/Pre-health Virtual Drop-Ins

10-minute phone or Zoom drop-in appointments with the OCS premed/pre-health advisers are offered on Wednesdays from 2:00 to 3:00pm ET and on Thursdays from 3:00 to 4:00pm ET. Log into the drop-in queue at the start of the drop-in hour (password ocs1). You will be prompted to enter your phone number or a Zoom meeting link after you are logged in to the queue.

Thirty-Minute Scheduled Appointments (in person, phone, or Zoom)

During our office renovations through mid March 2023, these appointments will be offered only remotely.

Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, and Alumni:

Returning students and alumni canschedule a 30-minute individual premed/pre-health advising appointment (in person, phone, or Zoom) via the  “Schedule anAdvising Appointment” link inCrimson CareersPlease book the appointment with the premed/pre-health adviser you previously met with (if you met with Emiko Morimoto in the past, please book your next appointment with Rob Harrington). 

First-Year Students:

First-year students who have attended a Pre-Health 101 webinar or viewed the recording have been activated for individual premed and pre-health advising appointments and drop-ins.

Harvard Graduate School of Arts & Sciences Students and Alumni

Advisers work confidentially with GSAS students and alumni on a wide range of career-related issues, from self-assessment and decision-making to specific advice on resume, CV, and cover letter preparation for academic and nonacademic job searches. Advising is available in-person, and by phone or Zoom.

Thirty-Minute Scheduled Appointments (in person, phone, or Zoom)

Schedule a 30-minute appointment through the “Schedule an Advising Appointment” link in Crimson Careers. These appointment slots become available 30 days prior. Come talk with us about any of your questions around careers within or beyond academia. We can help you imagine possibilities, strategize timelines, develop excellent job search documents, and prepare for interviews and negotiations.

Fifteen-Minute Express Appointments

For quick or relatively urgent questions, or for critique of one document (resume, CV, cover letter), schedule a 15-minute express appointment in Crimson Careers. These appointment slots will become available for scheduling each Friday for sessions the following week.

Harvard Extension School Students and Alumni

Thirty-Minute Scheduled Appointments (Year-Round; phone or Zoom)

Harvard Extension School degree candidates and degree alumni and current Premedical Program participants can meet with Shoshana Mavor and Amanda Peters for career advising appointments. To schedule a 30-minute appointment, log on to Crimson Careers and select “Advising Appointment.”

Virtual Drop-In Advising Hours (offered between September and May)

Fifteen-minute virtual drop-in career advising sessions are available on one Monday per month, September to May, between 1:00 and 3:45pm ET.

These first-come, first-served slots with Amanda Peters are available to all currently registered Extension School students and alumni to ask questions about career options, resumes, cover letters, job search strategies, and interviewing skills.

Registration opens the Friday before each drop-in date and any open slots can be booked up until the drop-in hours are concluded.

Specific dates listed on the HES Career Services page.