The Harvard College Class of 2020 Public Service Recruiting Day is a bold effort to bring leading public service organizations on campus on Friday, October 25th to conduct one-on-one interviews with seniors to speak about post-graduate employment and fellowships. Students may submit applications...
Considering a career in public service? Come and hear from campus representatives from offices with public service opportunities and learn more about timelines, strategies, and how to best approach your job search. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
Salimah Samji, HKS MPA/ID'04, will lead an interactive session to demonstrate development work. Salimah has worked at The World Bank Group, Google.org, and now at the Center for International Development (CID) at Harvard. Hear about career pathways as well as resources to help you with a strategy for success. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
Interested in international affairs work but not sure where to begin? Or perhaps you have some experience but aren't sure what to do next?
Learn from a diverse panel with experiences around the world. Panelists have experience in economic development, agricultural value chains, public-private investment partnerships, impact investing, entrepreneurship, and more! They have worked at organizations...
Join UN Assistant Secretary-General and Head of New York Office at UN Environment Satya S. Tripathi for a topical discussion of environment and climate change issues, followed by Q&A and a discussion about UN Careers. A development economist and lawyer with over 35 years of varied experience, Mr. Tripathi has served with the UN since 1998 in key positions in Europe, Asia and Africa in the areas of Climate Change, Human Rights, Democratic Governance and Legal Affairs. Mr. Tripathi is also a Senior Distinguished Fellow on Natural Resources Governance at the World Agroforestry...Read more about UN Environment: The Global Environment and Climate Change Imperatives [Harvard Kennedy School Event]
The Public Interested Conference is designed for students to explore varied public interest careers and network with alumni in those fields. Students have the opportunity to hear from inspiring speakers, interact with incredible alumni, participate in engaging activities & meet peers who share a passion for public service.
For more information about the event, please visit the 2019 ...
Interested in working in international development and considering graduate school in the future? Did you know that people usually apply to the MPA/ID (Master in Public Administration/International Development) Program after gaining several years of work experience? Learn about the MPA/ID Program, opportunities in international development, and how you can start to prepare now. MPA/ID graduates hold influential policy and management positions in a wide range of international organizations, national governments, central and regional banks, non-profit organizations, consulting companies,... Read more about International Development Graduate School: Focus on HKS MPA/ID
Gutman Conference Center, 6 Appian Way, Cambridge, MA 02138
Join us for the Social Impact Expo! Career fairs and expos are a great way to meet representatives from different types of organizations, to learn about internship and full-time positions, and to discover exciting opportunities within the field. For more information about this event, including the list of participating organizations, please visit the Social Impact Expo website. Harvard ID required for entry.
Join this session to get ideas and resources for your internship or job search! Hear from your peers who’ve had experiences in various countries and organizations. Learn how they found and funded their internship. Get ideas for what you might do this summer and beyond. The following students will share information:
Deni Hoxha’21, (Economics) – Office of the Prime Minister of Albania
Emily Markowitz’21 (Social Studies) - Ministry of Finance, Republic of Chile
Cora Neudeck’19 (Integrative Biology) -Global WE Women, Kosovo
Join Harvard College alum Cynthia Ebeid and her husband Philip Beekman over a pizza lunch as they share how their diverse backgrounds led them to the Foreign Service. Learn about working at the U.S. Department of State and navigating the professional and personal challenges of a career in diplomacy. Cynthia is a Consular Officer at the National Visa Center and past Presidential Management Fellow in Political-Military Affairs. Philip is the Diplomat-in-Residence for New England. Previously, he was a Senior Watch Officer at the State Department's Operations Center and a Special Assistant... Read more about Foreign Service Professional in Residence Career Chat
Are you interested in technology, and how it is being used to help developing countries around the world? Hear from professionals who are using technology to benefit the greater good globally in areas like online education for people in emerging markets, information sharing for social impact organizations, designing technology to help address the problems facing education today, and helping NGOs and others use technology and crowdsourcing to implement innovation in areas such as poverty alleviation.... Read more about International Development Technology Pathways
Wondering what public service internships are available this summer and how to find them? Come to this session and hear from the Office of Career Services (OCS), the Institute of Politics (IOP), the Center for Public Interest Careers (CPIC), and the Harvard Global Health Institute (HGHI) about various public service opportunities for the summer. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
Undergraduates are invited to enjoy food from the African continent and hear from a diverse guest panel who have collectively worked in most if not all sub-Saharan African countries! Panelists have experience in global development, transportation, technology, emergency operations, healthcare, education, conflict prevention, peace building, startups, product design, engineering, business, and more! They’ve worked at organizations including UNICEF, United Nations Development Programme, African Union, General Electric Africa, PACEMaker International, Tesla, Nokia, and Gearbox.
Nye ABC Room, Taubman Building (5th Floor), Harvard Kennedy School
Are you a junior or senior thinking about pursuing public service? We encourage you to attend the Careers in Public Service Dinner, featuring table hosts from Harvard’s National Advisory Board for Public Service! Professionals from the fields of environment, advocacy, education, public interest law, nonprofit consulting, public health, international affairs and development, human rights, government, policy, and media will be in attendance to discuss their work and career paths, and to answer your questions and offer advice. Participants will have the opportunity to have a discussion... Read more about Careers in Public Service Dinner