eResource Library

OCS provides numerous online tools to support you wherever you are in your journey — from mapping out career pathways to preparing for the job and internship interview process. Many of these tools serve multiple functions; for example, LinkedIn is a networking tool, but also hosts an extensive job and internship database. Explore a selection of the resources available to you below.

Exploration Tools

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Values, interests, skills assessment; career and industry databases.

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Versatile Ph.D.
Nonacademic career resources for Ph.D. students and alumni.

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How to OCS
Overview of the many ways OCS can help.

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Candid Career

Informational interview videos with industry professionals.

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Imagine PhD
Career exploration and planning for PhD students and alumni in the humanities and social sciences.

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Career Pathways

Tailored resources for 19 diverse industry clusters.

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Career exploration and planning for PhD students and alumni in the sciences.

Resume, CV, & Cover Letter Tools

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OCS Templates

Sample resumes, CVs, and cover letters.

My Skills Tracker
Keep track of your skills for Resumes/CVs

Networking & Professional Tools

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Alumni Directory
Connect with alumni through the Harvard Alumni Association's online community.

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OCS Firsthand Advisers
Connect with Harvard alumni for a career conversation, resume critique, or mock interview.

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Connect with students, alumni, and professionals.

Job & Internship Search Tools

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Crimson Careers
Opportunities with for-profit and nonprofit employers in the US and abroad.

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A dashboard to manage your career exploration, networking, and job search.

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International job and internship opportunities, resume guidelines, H1B visa database, and more.

GSAS Academic Job Search Tools

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Academic job search portfolio management for GSAS students and alumni.

Interview Preparation Tools

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Interview Stream

Practice mock interviews or search the database of 6,000+ questions.

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Dress for Success
Advice on appropriate interview and event attire.

Insider Information

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Career guides, employer and industry profiles.