Job Market Information

Job Postings

For students pursuing a position within Academia, most job announcements can be found through Job Openings for Economists. Click on the link below for a partial list of job posting sites.

For students interested in pursuing positions outside of Academia, refer to OCS for information on recommended postings and resources to assist you in navigating your job search.

CV and Webpages

Directions for setting up an webpage for the job market candidates, and the logo to download and use in creating the page.
CV Template for Harvard Economics Job Market Candidates (* in Word using table layout; turn on "view gridlines") and general information on constructing your Curriculum Vitae.
The Office of Career Services provides Resumes and Cover Letters for Ph.D. Students templates as well as workshops aimed at constructing these documents.

Guides and FAQs

To assist with the preparation and planning for the market, refer to the suggested timeline and FAQs.
Guide to Getting Started

Writing Resources

Suggested readings and resources as you write and prepare the job market paper:
The Ten Most Important Rules of Writing Your Job Market Paper
John Cawley Guide and Job Market Advice
On Writing Well; The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction

GSAS Resources

The Office of Career Services offers a wide range of services and resources tailored specifically to the needs of graduate students pursuing positions in industry and non-academic markets.