Career Services For Students

HDS Office of Career Services seeks to provide high-quality resources and services to support students and alumni in achieving their professional goals. Our operating principle is A-B-C, Always Be Connecting, and we aim to connect students to ways and means to effectively direct your vocation over a lifetime.

Hired Career Management System

A comprehensive resource for accessing job openings, internships, and Career Services programs. (Login required)

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The Office of Career Services’ staff is committed to helping students gain access to people, materials, and opportunities that will aid in career discernment and job search. Explore our Career Resource Library and Guides or view examples of topics frequently requested for individual meetings:

  • Assessment of skills, experience and interests

  • Application preparation for further study

  • Identifying resources across Harvard

  • Researching fields and organizations

  • Résumés/CV and Cover Letter Review

  • Job search correspondence

  • Salary Negotiations

  • Mock Interviews

  • Informational Interview Preparation

  • Networking


Opportunities in Support of HDS Student's Professional Goals

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Select Fellowships

The Office of Career Services advises on and contributes to the nomination of select fellowship opportunities, including U.S. Student Program Fulbright Fellowships and Harvard Traveling Fellowships.

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Student Conference Fund

The HDS Student Conference Fund supports HDS degree candidates who seek to attend academic and professional conferences or workshops which are external to Harvard University and related to their field of study.

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HBS Online CORe

Harvard Business School’s Credential of Readiness (CORe) is a distinctive online program designed and taught by leading Harvard Business School faculty to develop skills that are critical to professional success.

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Experiential Learning Fund

The Experiential Learning Fund is provided by HDS Student Services and exists to promote the engagement of HDS students in training, practice, and/or activism related to the student's scholarly and vocational goals. 

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