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Public Service at Harvard
College

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
Commencement

Public Service at Harvard

Dhruv Clarifies
College

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
College

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.

College

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.

PBHA

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
IOP

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.

FAS

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.

Public Symposium on public service
FAS

FAS Committee Convenes Peers To Weigh Service Programs

Panelists from a number of Harvard’s peer institutions detailed their schools’ efforts to integrate public service and academics at a symposium sponsored by the FAS Standing Committee on Public Service Friday.

Dean Khurana in the Faculty Club
Public Service

Dean Khurana in the Faculty Club

Dean Rakesh Khurana addresses students at the Faculty Club on Friday afternoon. The speech was part of a larger reception held for individuals working in public service over the summer.

Student Life

Junior Takes Home Truman Scholarship

Tianhao He ’15 was awarded a Truman Scholarship last week in recognition of his commitment to public service.

Harvard Law School

$10 Million Gift from Media Magnate Will Endow HLS Public Service Fellowship

Sumner M. Redstone's gift to Harvard Law School will support graduating students who wish to pursue careers in public service.

JFK New Frontier
IOP

Best, Gabbard Honored with JFK New Frontier Awards

The Institute of Politics and the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation awarded John F. Kennedy New Frontier Awards to Charles Best, founder of DonorsChoose.org, and Democratic Representative from Hawaii Tulsi Gabbard at an awards ceremony Monday evening marked by numerous standing ovations and repeated references to President Kennedy’s call to service.

University

Reformers Reflect on Public Education

A panel of education reformers discussed their experiences of “working from the outside in” to improve the quality of education in public schools at the Askwith Forum on Wednesday evening.

Kathy Griffin and Harvard Undergraduates Honoring Veterans
Celebrities

Kathy Griffin Receives Distinguished Service Partner Award for Work with Veterans

Comedian and bestselling author Kathy M. Griffin received the inaugural Distinguished Service Partner Award to commemorate her work with veterans during a charity benefit hosted by the Harvard Undergraduates Honoring Veterans this Saturday.

Santa Lucía
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Trading Seasons: Spending Summer Break in a Chile Winter

Adulthood Is Relative
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Adulthood Is Relative

A Taste of Italy 2
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A Taste of Italy: On Milan, Siena, and Studying Abroad

Le Quatorze Juillet
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Le Quatorze Juillet