Work at Harvard
Each of our 19,000 employees adds to our diverse, vibrant workplace, and supports our mission to advance new ideas and promote knowledge.
We believe that Harvard should be an employer of choice for candidates of all backgrounds and disciplines, and we are dedicated to improving our diversity outreach.
When you work at Harvard, you join a vibrant community that advances our world-changing mission, inspires innovation and collaboration, and builds skills and expertise.
A wide range of exciting and challenging job opportunities support our world-class academic environment.
Benefits and rewards
We strive to provide competitive pay and industry-leading benefits that help you maintain your health, attain financial security now and in retirement, develop professionally, and achieve the right work/life balance.
cost of Harvard Extension courses for employees.
paid holidays each year.
on-campus child care centers.
subsidy on monthly bus, subway, commuter rail, and commuter boat passes.
on-demand courses provided through LinkedIn Learning for Harvard students and employees.
reimbursement for gym memberships and related expenses.
I’ve been at Harvard for almost 15 years. I started as a custodian and now, as a manager, I have 63 custodians who report to me.”