Linda Spencer

Linda Spencer

Associate Director, Director of Career Advising and Programming for Harvard Extension School
Linda Spencer

Linda directs career advising and programming for the Harvard Extension School team, which counsels students and alumni, creates career education programs, and develops employer partnerships. As an experienced career development professional, Linda is passionate about counseling, advising, and coaching others to effectively market themselves and to explore and achieve their career goals. She enjoys working with and inspiring diverse populations including traditional and nontraditional undergraduate and graduate students, distance students, alumni, and adults in transition. Prior to OCS she had seven years of career development experience in corporate, higher education, and nonprofit organizations, including Right Management Consultants, Simmons College, and the Women’s Educational and Industrial Union. Linda received a BA from Dartmouth College, an MEd from Tufts University, and an MSW from Boston College. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, yoga, and watching documentaries.

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