Unless listed on the job description, reference letters are not required. You may submit this at the time of application to bolster your candidacy, if you wish. References are typically conducted at the conclusion of the recruitment process.
Requests for verification of title and dates of employment for Harvard staff are administered by The Work Number® which is an automated service that protects your personal information during the verification process.
Need Proof of Employment
Give the person needing proof of your employment the Harvard University Employer Code, which is 14392.
You should use the "forget your username or password" option on the front page of Harvard Careers. We recommend candidates set their security questions carefully, utilizing question/answer combinations they can easily reference later. Note: please be sure to disable any autofill settings or password manager applications, especially if you recently changed your password. You can reset your security questions upon re-entering your account under your Dashboard.
If you are unable to unlock your account using your security questions, please email...
At Harvard we value internal mobility. We list "Strong Internal Candidate" on a job when we have an internal candidate in consideration prior to the job being posted. We still encourage candidates to apply for a position with this listed.