Other Job Search Services

Resume and Cover Letter Review

Students may email their resumes to opia@law.harvard.edu for review; it is helpful to indicate the practice areas you are considering.  Comments will be emailed to you in 4-5 days.

We will also review one cover letter per student (two if they are for very different types of positions). When emailing your cover letter, include a copy of your resume for reference.

Fellowship Application Material Review

Judy Murciano, Associate Director and Director of Fellowships, works with fellowships applicants on brainstorming, drafts, and revisions.  Sign up online for an appointment with Judy to review your applications; to use your appointment most productively, please send your materials at least 48 hours in advance.

Other Materials

In most cases, OPIA does not review writing samples; exceptions may be made for fellowship applications. Review of other materials (such as DOJ application essays) should be discussed during your advising appointment.

Phone and Fax Access

We offer phone and fax access for students who need to conduct interviews or submit application materials for public interest positions.  Please stop by our office or call (617) 495-3108 to make an appointment for these services. Several days advance notice is helpful for phone access!

The Office of Career Services can help facilitate videoconferencing

Mock Interviews

 You may sign up for a mock interview using our online appointment system. Select “Mock Interview” to sign up for a session with Lisa Williams. You may schedule a mock interview with another advisor (Judy Murciano conducts them for fellowships, and Carolyn Stafford Stein is available for alumni) by scheduling a regular appointment and indicating “mock interview” in the notes.

Forms and Signatures

OPIA can sign certain forms needed for summer internships, typically for federal government offices or government agencies abroad. Please bring all completed paperwork to OPIA for review. ALL SPIF PAPERWORK GOES TO STUDENT FINANCIAL SERVICES, POUND 324.

Fingerprinting

Students in need of fingerprinting for security clearances should visit HUPD at 1033 Massachusetts Avenue.

Notaries

Several staff members in the Dean of Students Office, Pound 310, are certified notaries.

Last modified: October 22, 2014

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