Employment at Harvard Book Store
Thank you for your interest in Harvard Book Store! Because any employment choice is important, we’ll give you some basic information about working here to help you make an informed decision about applying.
Please note that most new employment opportunities at Harvard Book Store are for bookseller positions, though positions occasionally open in our shipping/receiving, used books, marketing/events, and warehouse departments.
Learn more by downloading our Employment Application [PDF].
How to Apply
Pick up and fill out an application in-person at Harvard Book Store (just ask for an applicaiton at the information desk!)
- Download the application PDF, fill it out electronically, and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "Employment Application." (You can also print it and drop it off in-person at Harvard Book Store.)
While positions are not always available, we always accept applications, and turn to our applications on file when there are openings. Thanks for your interest in Harvard Square's landmark independent bookstore!
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