How many employment applications may I submit?

Harvard has a limit of 25 applications within a 30-day rolling period. If you try and apply to a 26th job within 30 days, you will receive an error message.

We encourage all applicants to carefully review each position and job description prior to submitting an application. 

Is it possible to edit or add documents to a previously submitted application?

Unfortunately, there is no way to change a completed and submitted application. We encourage all candidates to review their materials carefully before submitting their resume and cover letter.

Please note that you cannot withdraw a previously submitted application in order to make edits or changes to your resume or cover letter.

What does "Strong Internal Candidate" mean on a job posting?

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.

Does Harvard provide H-1B sponsorship to administrative employees?

Harvard normally does not provide H-1B visa sponsorship for administrative positions. We would only do so in the rare instance where a position requires highly specialized skills and the University has been unable to find qualified U.S. workers with those skills. Please note that attorneys representing individuals are not authorized to file H-1B petitions on behalf of the University.

To learn more about VISA types, please contact the Harvard International Office.

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How often is the Harvard Careers system updated?

Jobs are added and removed every day, throughout the day. Job listings remain on Harvard Careers until the position is filled or the requisition is closed. If you can view a job listing, the hiring department is still accepting applicants. When searching for jobs, sort by the Date Updated field to find the most recently posted positions.