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Public Service

PBHA
PBHA

Students, Staff Aim to Make Public Service Opportunities More Accessible

Phillips Brooks House staff members and College students from a variety of campus public service organizations are working to create a new public service initiative.

Faculty Meeting
FAS

New FAS Policy Restricts Professors’ Ability to Hold Public Service Positions

Some professors believe the measures, meant to ensure faculty members' "professional loyalty" remains with Harvard, are too stringent.

PBHA
College

PBHA Hosts Poverty Teach-In

Panelists tackled the issue from many angles including youth poverty, education, housing, immigration, and even the effects of the recent legalization of cannabis.

PBHA
PBHA

Students Travel to Puerto Rico on PBHA Spring Break Service Trip

PBHA’s Puerto Rico program was one of four service trips run by the organization from March 11 to 18 and was the latest effort on behalf of Harvard students to support people affected by the storm.

Harvard Law School
Harvard Law School

Law Professors Debate School's Support for Public Interest

Professors and student activists gathered at Harvard Law School Wednesday night to discuss the school's reported disconnect with public interest.

2018 Public Interested Conference
PBHA

2018 Public Interested Conference

Richard S. Kelley '10 speaks about his experiences working as a Senior Associate at the DC Affordable Law Firm during the 2018 Public Interested Conference on Saturday.

2018 Public Interested Conference
College

At Conference, Students Consider Public Service Careers

Attendee Mo Kim ’18 said he enjoyed hearing from alumni involved in public service how “they found themselves on the path that they’re on right now."

Harvard Business School
Harvard Business School

HBS Grads Increasingly Choose Public Service Careers

Four percent of Business School graduates chose careers in public service in 2017—roughly double the number who did so the previous year.

IOP Watch Party
College

IOP Increases Stipends for Director’s Internships

Recipients of the 2018 Institute of Politics Director’s Internship Program will receive a $5,000 stipend for their summer internships, a $1,000 boost from past years.

Law School Gavels
Harvard Law School

Report Criticizes Law School’s Alleged Corporate Focus

Five-time presidential candidate Ralph Nader said the Law School is "not addressing the broader need around the country for legal services.”

IOP

Seniors Attend Public Service Recruitment Day

College seniors interested in pursuing public sector careers had their chance to network with potential employers last week.

Harvard Kennedy School Class of 2016
Harvard Kennedy School

A School for Government?

The Kennedy School aims to actively advance the "public interest." But after graduation, many alums turn to the private sector.

Kennedy graphic
Harvard Kennedy School

Kennedy graphic

College

Costumed Children Scramble for Candy at PBHA Event

​Elementary school students poured through the tunnels of Adams House laughing and shrieking at every turn—handling buckets of candy and enjoying a haunted house organized by the Phillips Brooks House Association and Adams House Committee.

Music Lesson
College

In Service of Art

Incorporating art into community outreach poses challenges, but the experiences arts-based service organizations provide also offer unique fulfillment. As the roles of service and art in society remain under debate, initiatives at Harvard that meld the two areas continue to evolve, broadening arts access in surrounding communities and shaping campus artistic life.

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