International Relations, Global Development, Human Rights

2019 Feb 06

UN Environment: The Global Environment and Climate Change Imperatives [Harvard Kennedy School Event]

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

HKS, Taubman Building, 5th Floor, Nye AB
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]
2019 Feb 02

Public Interested Conference

12:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Science Center

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

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2019 Apr 04

Explore Careers in Africa: Panel + Mixer

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138

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.

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2019 Feb 01

Careers in Public Service Dinner

7:00pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

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
2019 Feb 21

International Development Graduate School: Focus on HKS MPA/ID

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK St, Wexner 102
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
2019 Apr 04

Social Impact Expo

3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

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.
2019 Jan 31

International Relations Bootcamp

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138

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

Cristopher...

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2019 Feb 14

Foreign Service Professional in Residence Career Chat

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
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
2019 Feb 05

International Development Technology Pathways

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
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
2019 Jan 28

Public Service, Social Impact, & Education Job and Internship Search Orientation

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
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.
2018 Nov 09

Beyond the Banks: Careers Opportunities in International Development [Harvard Kennedy School Event]

1:30pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

WEX-434AB Conference Room (HKS)

Come learn from professionals working in a variety of roles in international development; bring your questions!

Panelists:

  • Ashley Baker (HKS MPP 2014), Labor and Human Rights Analyst, Office of Investment Policy, Overseas Private Investment Corporation
  • ...
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2018 Dec 10

Public Service Job Search Meet-up for Seniors

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Are you a senior looking for a public service job in government, politics, international development, non-profits, education, law, think tanks, environment or other areas? Come and brainstorm with other seniors and advisers from the Office of Career Services (OCS), the Center for Public Interest Careers (CPIC), and the Institute of Politics (IOP) to discuss how to best connect with alumni working in your area of interest, find additional job search resources, and learn networking tips. Pizza will be served!... Read more about Public Service Job Search Meet-up for Seniors
2018 Oct 19

Int’l Relations Career Chat: Focus on The Bureau of Diplomatic Security (DSS) at the State Dept.

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Join this session to hear from investigative specialists and special agents from the DSS Boston Field Office. Andrew Farquharson’19, Harvard Extension School ALM in International Relations, will share information about his experience as a summer intern. Learn about DSS’ “mission is to provide a safe and secure platform for the conduct of U.S. foreign policy through the protection of life, property, and information, and to protect the integrity of U.S. travel documents through effective and efficient investigations to prevent harm to the U.S. and its citizens from criminal and terrorist... Read more about Int’l Relations Career Chat: Focus on The Bureau of Diplomatic Security (DSS) at the State Dept.
2018 Oct 24

International Affairs: Pathways

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138

PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.

There are so many paths to international affairs work so where do you begin? Have some experience and not sure what to do next? Learn from a diverse panel with experiences around the world in areas including: global development, diplomacy, policy, human rights, emergency operations, education, refugee work, cybersecurity,...

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