Inside Extension

Passions and perspectives, inquiry and discovery, campus and community. Explore our alumni, student, and faculty stories; event listings; and career and academic articles.


Networking Tips to Strengthen Your Job Search


In a video Linda Spencer offers several networking tips to help you land your next job.

Harvard Business School and Extension School Announce Partnership


This new collaboration allows students to pursue HBX CORe for college credit.


Explore the roots of procrastination and learn practical skills and approaches to getting the important things done.

Résumé & Cover Letter Writing 101 – April

Gain an edge in today’s job market by learning how to write an effective résumé and cover letter.

How to succeed as an online student

Tools and Strategies for Succeeding as an Online Student


Our director of admissions and alumni explain the benefits and challenges of studying mostly online—and what it takes to succeed at a distance. 

Lily Pelekoudas examines ancient shards with Adam Aja, assistant curator of the Harvard Semitic Museum

A Museum Intern Pieces Together History

Student Success Story

A museum studies intern solves an archaeological puzzle.

A Harvard Lecturer Explores the Psychology of Creativity

Faculty Insight

Shelley Carson, expert on psychopathology, explores the connection between creativity and behavior.  

Harvard Extension Commencement 2015 Recap


Relive the Commencement festivities in this curated list of social media posts.

Discovering the Next Grassroots Markets


An economics professor and two graduate students team up to research grassroots markets.

2014–15 Extension School Award and Prize Winners


Congratulations to all of the recipients of awards and prizes, presented at the 2015 Commencement to Extension School graduates and faculty members.

Chris Walsh

Cowardice on the War Front

Faculty Insight

Instructor Chris Walsh’s book explores cowardice throughout history, primarily soldiers at war.

Portrait of Victoria Tatarinova in downtown Boston

An Alumna's Path to a Consulting Career

Student Success Story

From Russia to the United States, a path of precision and serendipity.