Academic & Campus Recruiting Calendar

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2019-2020 List View  

2019-2020 Calendar View

2019-2020 Overview

First Day of Fall Classes  Tues, September 3

Networking & Information Sessions, Full-Time & Intern1 

Tues, Sept. 3 - Thurs, Sept. 26

Finance & FinTech Networking Night, Full-Time & Intern

Tues, September 3

Business & Technology Fall Career Fair, Full-Time & Intern

Fri, September 6

First Fall Campus Interview Application Deadline, Full-Time & Intern 

Mon, September 9

Consulting Networking Night, Full-Time & Intern

Fri, September 13

Fall Campus Interviews, Full-Time & Intern 

Mon, Sept. 16 - Thurs, Oct. 31

No Off-Campus (Second/Final Round) Interviews, Full-Time & Intern 

Mon, Sept. 16 - Thurs, Sept. 19 & Mon, Sept. 23 - Thurs, Sept. 26

Diversity Opportunities Fair, Full-Time & Intern

Fri, September 27

Data Analytics & Technology Fair, Full-Time & Intern

Fri, October 11

Media, Marketing, & Creative Careers Expo, Full-Time & Intern Thurs, October 17

Campus Interviews Offer Decision Deadline, Full-time & Intern

Thurs, November 7

Thanksgiving Recess 

Wed, Nov. 27 - Sun, Dec. 1

Fall Reading Period*                                           

Wed, Dec. 4 - Mon, Dec. 9

Fall Examinations*                                       

Tues, Dec. 10 - Thurs, Dec. 19

Winter Break            

Fri, Dec. 20 - Sun, Jan. 26

First Day of Spring Classes

Mon, January 27

First Spring Campus Interview Deadline, Full-Time & Intern

Wed, January 29

Spring Campus Interviews, Full-Time & Intern

Tues, Feb. 4 - Wed, Feb. 12

Spring Break

Sat, Mar. 14 - Sun, Mar. 22

Spring Reading Period*                                            

Thurs, April 30 - Wed, May 6

Spring Examinations*                                     

Thurs, May 7 - Sat, May 16


Thurs, May 28

1Only one information session per employer is permitted during the Fall Networking and Information Session Period
*NO recruiting activities (educational sessions, information sessions, and interviews, including off-campus interviews) may take place during Harvard's Reading and Exam Periods.

Fall Interview and Deadline Dates

Interview Period
Student Application Deadline
Employer Preselect Deadline
Employer Interview Date
Full-Time & Intern  Monday 9/9 @ 11:59pm Wednesday 9/11@ 4:00pm Monday 9/16 - Thursday 9/19
Thursday 9/12 @ 11:59pm Tuesday 9/17 @ 4:00pm Monday 9/23 - Thursday 9/26
Wednesday 9/18 @ 11:59pm Tuesday 9/24 @ 4:00pm Tuesday 10/1 - Thursday 10/4
Wednesday 9/25 @ 11:59pm Tuesday 10/1 @ 4:00pm Monday 10/7 - Thursday 10/10
Wednesday 10/2 @ 11:59pm Tuesday 10/7 @ 4:00pm Monday 10/15 - Thursday 10/17
Wednesday 10/9 @ 11:59pm Tuesday 10/15 @ 4:00pm Monday 10/21 - Thursday 10/24
Wednesday 10/16 @ 11:59pm Tuesday 10/22 @ 4:00pm Monday 10/28 - Thursday 10/31

Spring Interview and Deadline Dates

Interview Period
Student Application Deadline
Employer Preselect Deadline
Employer Interview Date
Full-Time & Intern  Wednesday 1/29 @ 11:59pm Friday 1/31 @ 3:00pm Tuesday 2/4 - Thursday 2/6
Wednesday 2/5 @ 11:59pm Friday 2/7 @ 3:00pm Tuesday 2/11 - Thursday 2/13
Wednesday 2/5 @ 11:59pm Tuesday 2/11 @ 3:00pm Wednesday 2/19 - Thursday 2/20
Wednesday 2/5 @ 11:59pm Tuesday 2/18 @ 3:00pm Tuesday 2/25 - Thursday 2/27



Related Policies

Fee Structure & Payment Policy

A. Events
  • $500 promotional fee per semester for recruiting events, including networking and information sessions
    • $500 additional fee for use of OCS space
  • $250 promotional fee per date for coffee chats and office hours
    • $250 additional fee for use of up to two small rooms in OCS space

B. Campus Interview Program

  • $200 fee for each interview room; charged at the time of the reservation conversation.
  • $100 processing fee for each job posting; charged at the time the job posting is approved.
  • $300 fee for use of conference room; additional $300 fee minimum for use before or after scheduled interviews.
    NOTE: a
    ny request to stay past 5:15pm must be strictly related to Harvard FAS Campus Interviews, must be reserved at least 3 business days in advance, will be billed a minimum $300 fee, and is subject to availability.

C. All fees must be paid by credit card (MasterCard/Visa/AmEx).

D. Non-profit employers will not be charged promotional or Campus Interview Program fees.

Campus Interview Policy

A. Students must apply to your position(s) in Crimson Careers to be eligible to interview on campus.

B. If there are students who you wish to interview who did not submit an application through our Crimson Careers system, you must arrange to interview them elsewhere.

Interview Cancellations

A. Events

  • Event promotion fees may be refunded, less a $50 processing fee, if the event is canceled with two weeks' notice.

B. Campus Interview Program

  • We are unable to refund canceled postings or rooms; please reserve no more than necessary.
  • After September 1, 2020, a $50 per room cancellation fee will be charged for peak September interview dates.
  • Cancellations must be processed PRIOR to the Employer Preselect Date. Late cancellations violate the integrity of the program, and employers may be denied early registration privileges. 


Second Round Interview Policy

All employer partners agree to extend the following minimum considerations when arranging off-campus interviews.

A. Every effort should be made to accommodate candidates’ class and first-round interview schedules, as well as summer experience if interviews occur over the summer. Students should not be asked to take time off from a summer internship or other experience for an interview. 

  • One or more alternative dates must be offered to students for second round interviews.
  • Employers may not assign students a second round interview time slot without offering options.

A. Employers may not host off-campus or 2nd round interviews outside of Harvard Square between September 14-17 and September 21-24.

    C. Employers must give students 72-hour notice to interview outside of Harvard Square.