Dates and Deadlines

Application deadlines are listed on Crimson Careers, and on the Campus Interview Program calendar. As the calendar indicates, the vast majority of full-time and summer internship deadlines are on Wednesdays at 11:59pm and about two weeks prior to the employer visit. The exception are “open” interview schedules, which have a deadline two days prior to the employer visit date. Any other exceptions will be listed on our website. Plan ahead. You must be registered with the Campus Interview Program and logged in to Crimson Careers in order to submit any application materials for a given deadline. Deadlines are final and strictly enforced.

Academic & Campus Interview Program Calendar, 2016-2017

Networking & Information Sessions, Full-Time & Intern 

Wed, Aug. 31 - Thurs, Sept. 22

Senior Job Search & Campus Interview Program Orientation

Tue, Aug. 30, Wed, Aug. 31, & Fri, Sept. 2

Finance Networking Night, Full-Time & Intern

Thurs, Sept. 1

Campus Interview Program Fair, Full-Time & Intern

Fri, Sept. 9

First Finance Campus Interview Application Deadline, Intern*

Sun, Sept. 11

First Fall Campus Interview Application Deadline, Full-Time & Intern*

Wed, Sept. 14

Consulting Networking Night, Full-Time & Intern

Fri, Sept. 16

Mock Interview Marathon, Full-Time & Intern*

Tues, Sept. 13 & Thurs, Sept. 15; Fri, Oct. 14

Finance Campus Interviews, Intern*

Mon, Sept. 19 - Thurs, Sept. 22

No Off-Campus (Second/Final Round) Interviews, Intern*

Mon, Sept. 19 - Thurs, Sept. 22

Campus Interviews, Full-Time & Intern*

Mon, Sept. 26 - Thurs, Oct. 27

No Off-Campus (Second/Final Round) Interviews, Full Time & Intern

Mon, Sept. 26 - Thurs, Sept. 29

Big Data Analytics & Technology Fair, Full-Time & Intern

Thurs, Oct. 6

CS/Eng Campus Interviews with Employers from Big Data Fair, Full-Time & Intern

Fri, Oct. 7

CS/Eng Campus Interview Application Deadline, Full-Time & Intern

Wed, Oct. 12

CS/Eng Campus Interviews, Full-Time & Intern

Mon, Oct. 24 - Thurs, Oct. 27

Last Day for Finance Second/Final Round Interviews, Intern*

Mon, Oct. 31

Fall Campus Interviews Offer Decision Deadline, Full-Time & Intern

Thurs, Dec. 8

Fall Reading Period**

Sat, Dec. 3 - Sun, Dec. 11

Fall Examinations**

Mon, Dec. 12 - Wed, Dec. 21

Winter Recess

Fri, Dec. 23 - Sun, Jan. 22

First Spring Campus Interview Deadline, Full-Time & Intern  

Wed, Jan. 11

First Day of Spring Classes

Mon, Jan. 23

Spring Campus Interviews, Full-Time & Intern

Tues, Jan. 24 - Thurs, Feb. 9

No Off-Campus Second-Round Interviews, Full-Time & Intern

Tues, Jan. 24 - Fri, Jan 26

Spring Break

Fri, Mar. 10 - Sun, Mar. 19

Spring Reading Period**

Thurs, Apr. 27 - Wed, May 3

Spring Examinations**

Thurs, May 4 - Sat, May 13

Commencement

Thurs, May 25

*Intern interviews are for JUNIORS ONLY on these dates.

**NO recruiting activities (educational sessions, information sessions, and interviews, including off-campus interviews) may take place during Harvard's Reading and Exam Periods.

Offer Decision Deadlines

Thurs, Oct. 27

Full-Time Offers Resulting from a Previous Campus Interview Program Summer Internship

Thurs, Dec. 8 or 3 weeks from date of written offer, whichever is LATER 

Full-Time & Intern Offers Resulting from FALL Campus Interviews 

Thurs, Dec. 8 

Intern Offers Resulting from a Previous Campus Interview Program Summer Internship

Thurs, Feb. 23 or 3 weeks from date of written offer, whichever is LATER 

Full-Time & Intern Offers Resulting from SPRING Campus Interviews 

Campus Interview Dates and Deadlines (2016-2017)

Fall 2016

Interview Period

Student Application Deadline

Employer Preselect Deadline

Employer Interview Date

Finance Intern (Juniors Only) Sunday 9/11 @ 11:59pm Tuesday 9/13 @ 4:00pm Monday 9/19 - Thursday 9/22

All Sectors Full-Time & Intern (Juniors Only)

Wednesday 9/14 @11:59pm Tuesday 9/20 @ 4:00pm* Friday 9/23 - Thursday 9/29
Wednesday 9/21 @11:59pm Tuesday 9/27 @ 4:00pm Tuesday 10/4 - Thursday 10/6
Wednesday 9/28 @11:59pm Tuesday 10/4 @ 4:00pm Tuesday 10/11 & Thursday 10/13
Wednesday 10/5 @ 11:59pm  Tuesday 10/11 @ 4:00pm Monday 10/17 - Thursday 10/20

CS/Eng Full-Time & Intern

Wednesday 10/12 @ 11:59pm

Tuesday 10/18 @ 4:00pm

Monday 10/24 - Thursday 10/27

*Preselect deadline for interviews on 9/23 is 9/16

Spring 2017

Interview Period

Student Application Deadline

Employer Preselect Deadline

Employer Interview Date

All Sectors Full-Time & Intern

Wednesday 1/11 @11:59pm

Tuesday 1/17 @ 4:00pm

Tuesday 1/24 - Thursday 1/26*

Wednesday 1/18 @ 11:59pm 

Tuesday 1/24 @ 4:00pm

Monday 1/30 - Thursday 2/2

Wednesday 1/25 @ 11:59pm  Tuesday 1/31 @ 4:00pm Tuesday 2/7 - Thursday 2/9*

*No interviews scheduled on Monday 1/23 and Monday 2/6

Interview Schedule Notes

  1. All students must register to participate in the Campus Interview Program.
  2. Student Application Deadline: Students submit all application-related materials via Crimson Careers by 11:59pm on this date. Campus Interview Program application deadlines are Wednesday nights, with the exception of the first fall deadline which is a Sunday, two weeks prior to the Employer Interview Date.
  3. Employer Preselect Deadline: Invited, alternate, and not invited decisions are typically entered by 6pm on this date in Crimson Careers. Check your "interviews" tab in Crimson Careers to view your status.
  4. Preselect (Invited) Sign-up Start Date is 12:00am the day after the Employer Preselect Deadline.
  5. Schedule Types: Interview schedules may be one of two options listed below.
    1. Preselect - Alternate Schedules: Alternates will be able to select any remaining interview time slots at 12:00am three days before the interview date.
    2. Open Schedules: Interviews are scheduled entirely on a first-come, first-served basis.
  6. Interview Changes: You may change your interview time in Crimson Careers if there are open interview times available up until 12am two calendar days prior to the interview date.  If you need to switch an interview time and there are no open times available, please email ocsrec@fas.harvard.edu to request an interview switch with another student. 
  7. Interview Cancellations: You may cancel an interview up to 12am two calendar days prior to the interview date through Crimson Careers.  Late cancellations are a violation of the Campus Interview Program Policies. Students may not cancel a first-round interview to attend a second-round interview.

Last updated 3/25/2016

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