Harvard Bridge Program

The Harvard Bridge Program is an education and training program open to all Harvard staff and faculty. Participants can select from a range of classes and services to meet their individual needs. Classes are on campus before, during and after work hours. The program meets the needs of learners at all levels.Bridge classes include academic writing, business writing, college preparation, career exploration, computer skills, English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), high school diploma preparation, office skills, TOEFL preparation, advanced pronunciation and more.

Bridge students may also request one-on-one tutorial sessions, including citizenship preparation. Career development services include individual counseling, professional internships, and job shadowing opportunities.

For more information about the Bridge Program email ohr_bridge@harvard.edu or call 617-496-2216.

Harvard Allston Workforce Collaborative Program

The Harvard Allston Workforce Collaborative Program is a workforce development program run through the Education Portal in conjunction with the Allston-Brighton Resource Center.

The program offers 3-week career exploration modules and 12-week computer skills classes for Allston-Brighton adult residents who are active job seekers. Courses are taught by Harvard’s Office of Human Resources’ Bridge Program staff and classes are held weekly in the evenings at the Ed Portal.

Participants are referred to the courses by the Allston-Brighton Resource Center and the Ed Portal.  Upon completion of the courses, participants are assisted by the Resource Center staff to find employment opportunities that match their newly acquired skills.