OCS offers career and graduate school resources, events and workshops, and individual career advising to Harvard Extension School (HES) degree candidates, premedical program participants, and alumni. Due to specific funding regulations arranged through Harvard College, OCS cannot offer HES candidates or alumni fellowship, premedical advising, or access to any premedical-specific programs or resources. To make the most of OCS career resources, we recommend that you set up a Crimson Careers account. Through Crimson Careers, you can search for hundreds of jobs/internships and schedule phone, Skype, or in-person career advising appointments with Linda Spencer, Associate Director, OCS.
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Job & Internship Resources
Gather information, advice, and possible contacts.
Launch your job/internship search.
Prepare for an assessment of your qualifications.
Decision Making & Negotiations
Evaluate your next steps and negotiate a job offer.
Campus Interview Program
Career Pathways & Graduate School
Explore 19 diverse industry clusters.
Learn about master's and PhD programs, business school, law school, and additional graduate programs. Note: Due to specific funding regulations arranged through Harvard College, OCS cannot offer HES candidates or alumni premedical advising.
Talk to an Adviser
Individual Phone, Skype, or In-person Advising Appointments (Year-Round)
Harvard Extension School degree candidates and alumni can meet with Associate Director Linda Spencer at OCS, 54 Dunster St. Appointments can be in-person, via phone, or Skype. To schedule a 30-minute appointment, log on to Crimson Careers and select “Request an OCS Counseling Appointment.” Questions? Contact the OCS front desk at 617.495.2595.
Call-in Advising Hours (September - May)
Fifteen-minute first-come, first-served slots with Linda Spencer 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. Advising is offered over the phone or via Skype. This service is available the first Monday of each month, between 1 and 3:45 pm, September to May. There are no appointments. Just call Linda at (617) 496-8946 or via Skype (linda.spencer.at.ocs) during call-in hours.