The Center for Public Interest Careers, Harvard Alumni Association, and local Harvard Clubs are partnering together on a series of Nonprofit Board Recruitment Fairs in Spring 2017. Agencies in Seattle, Boston, and New York City are seeking new board members - find out how you can get involved! See below for participating locations and dates, as well as links to program listings of participating organizations:
Nearly 150 Harvard alumni shared their experience and expertise at the sixth annual Public Interested Conference at the Science Center last Saturday, serving as both inspiring role models and enthusiastic mentors to students and fellow alumni interested in exploring a career in public service. While alumni speakers represented a wide range of fields and organizations, from government to global health to social entrepreneurship, they struck a common chord in their advice to attendees: Your talents are
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.
We are pleased to announce a new pilot program that supports hybrid research and public service works named the Harvard College Research Program (HCRP) Research-Mindich Program in Engaged Scholarship Award. The intention of this pilot is to allow the combination of data collection for research with service to a local community, which currently is not possible with a regular HCRP summer award.
Muhammad Faraz (Lahore University of Management Science and University of Wisconsin Superior), Anita Lo (Harvard College), Kirin Gupta (Harvard College), and Hannah Duncan (Brown University) present their research on challenging dominant narratives. Photo courtesy of the Harvard Foundation