Frequently Asked Questions

To whom should I address my cover letter?

The title of the hiring manager will occasionally be posted on a job description. Unfortunately, we cannot respond to inquiries with specific hiring manager contact information. 

How do I hire a student?

A student will need to complete an I-9. Once complete, it should be sent to Central Payroll. The student can then be hired as a temporary HS student worker in PeopleSoft (job code 700035). At that point, an HUID is generated. Students will then be paid weekly as temps. 

How do I hire a student?

A student will need to complete an I-9. Once complete, it should be sent to Central Payroll. The student can then be hired as a temporary HS student worker in PeopleSoft (job code 700035). At that point, an HUID is generated. Students will then be paid weekly as temps. 

Is AFP appropriate for high school or college students?

No, AFP is a program designed for mid-career professionals with at least 5 years work experience. High school and transfer students interested in attending Harvard College need to apply directly to Undergraduate Admissions. The College offers an extensive need-based financial aid program for students, and so, financial considerations should never bar a student from applying. College students interested in pursuing Graduate School Admissions ... Read more about Is AFP appropriate for high school or college students?

Can you describe the seminar series?

The seminar series is a supplement to the work experience. Seminars are held twice a month and feature tenured professors and high-level administrators who provide their personal insight on strategies and approaches to management and advancement in the university setting.

What is the salary range for Fellowships?

The salary range is generally between $55,000 and $70,000 per year depending on experience and the nature of each Fellowship assignment.   Note that Fellowships are eligible for the Harvard University benefits package and this includes vacation time and available health, vision and dental insurance.

What is the start date for Fellowships?

Fellowships generally begin in the August to September time frame, depending on the needs of the sponsoring departments and the availalbility of the selected Fellow.