Public Service


(in)Formal Party Promotes Inclusive Social Space on Campus

Amidst ongoing dialogue on campus about social exclusivity, the Phillips Brooks House Association, the College’s student-run umbrella public service organization, hosted an “(in)Formal” party at the Student Organization Center at Hilles on Friday evening in an effort to provide an inclusive social space for students.

Harvard Business School

Harvard Releases Inaugural Alumni Impact Study

The survey was sent to the 244,835 living alumni who continue to receive emails from the University and had a response rate of approximately 15 percent and a completion rate of 10 percent.

OCS Career Fair: Nonprofits
Office of Career Services

OCS Career Fair: Nonprofits

Natasha F. Dalomba ’14 speaks to current Harvard students about her experience in the nonprofit sector. She was representing College Advising Corps, through which she helps current high school students from disadvantaged backgrounds acquire a college education.


Public Service Recruiting Day Attracts Dozens

The event saw an increase in scope from its inaugural year, with more student applicants and 10 additional participating groups.

Y2Y Harvard Square Begins Construction
Student Groups

Youth Homeless Shelter Enters Final Phase of Capital Campaign

Leaders of Y2Y look to raise the last $50,000 of a $1.25 million fundraising goal through a crowdsourcing campaign to open a student-run shelter for homeless youth.

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$15 Million Gift Will Fund Public Service Initiatives

Mindich’s $15 million donation also boosts Harvard’s capital campaign, which is on track to become the most ambitious fundraising drive in higher education history.

Class of 2019 Service Day

Class of 2019 Service Day

Cambridge City Councilor E. Denise Simmons speaks about the importance of public service to members of the freshmen class on Saturday morning in the Science Center plaza.

Public Service at Harvard

Barriers to Entry: Public Service at and After Harvard

College students interested in pursuing public service contend with a tough job market and a culture of busy classmates.

Public Service at Harvard

Public Service at Harvard

Dhruv Clarifies

UC Leaders Propose Sponsorship for Public Service Internships to Khurana

The UC president and vice president said they are concerned that students of lower-income backgrounds are discouraged from seeking summer internships in the public sector, which are often unpaid.

Senator Elizabeth Warren

At Conference, Warren Calls For 'Fighting Chance' For Americans

Warren spoke at the fourth annual Public Interested Conference, an event that aims to help students explore postgraduate opportunities in the public sector.


99 Interviewed on Inaugural Public Service Recruiting Day

Ninety-nine seniors, selected from a pool of 150 applicants, had one-on-one interviews on Friday with 20 public service organizations.


Civil Rights Activist Honored for Service

Moses was honored for his extensive work as the leader of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee during the height of the American civil rights movement.

Amy Howell

New Initiative May Be 'Game-Changer' for Public Service Recruiting

The new initiative is the result of a collaboration between the Center for Public Interest Careers, the Institute of Politics, and the Office of Career Services.


Harvard Affiliates Discuss Integration of Service, Courses

Public service ought to be further integrated into the academic offerings at Harvard, Harvard affiliates said Friday at a symposium hosted by the FAS Standing Committee on Public Service.