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2018 Boston Non-Profit Board Fair

2018 Nonprofit Board Recruitment Fairs

April 1, 2018

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 2018. 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:

  • Seattle: April 5
  • Boston: April 5
  • New York: April 16

 

At Conference, Students Consider Public Service Careers

January 29, 2018
Undergraduates learned about the benefits of careers in public service at a conference held Sunday and attended by over 500 students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

Coordinated by the Phillips Brooks House for Public Service and Engaged Scholarship, the event—titled the Public Interested Conference—is a recent initiative the College debuted to encourage students to consider public sector jobsafter graduation....

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Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) Sponsors 15-Year Initiative with Phillips Brooks House

November 13, 2017

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) Sponsors 15-Year Initiative with Phillips Brooks House

For students who struggle financially with dedicating a summer or more to public service, today’s sponsorship announcement from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) is an exciting step toward making transformative public service experiences accessible to all Harvard students. The 15-year grant totaling $12.1 million from CZI will enable Harvard to waive the summer earnings contributions for students receiving financial aid who dedicate their summer to...

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Phillips Brooks House to host Public Service Recruiting Day Oct. 27

October 27, 2017
On Friday, Oct. 27, Harvard College will host Public Service Recruiting Day, aimed at matching public service employers with students interested in beginning public service oriented careers. Nearly 20 diverse organizations will be represented, and will conduct interviews with over 130 students who applied during the 2017 recruitment cycle. Read More. Read more about Phillips Brooks House to host Public Service Recruiting Day Oct. 27

Phillips Brooks House to host Public Service Recruiting Day Oct. 27

October 27, 2017

On Friday, Oct. 27, Harvard College will host Public Service Recruiting Day, aimed at matching public service employers with students interested in beginning public service oriented careers. Nearly 20 diverse organizations will be represented, and will conduct interviews with over 130 students who applied during the 2017 recruitment cycle. Read...

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Working in the Service of Others- 2017 Public Interested Conference

February 2, 2017

 

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...

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In Service of Arts

In Service of Arts

October 25, 2016

 

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.

BY EMILY ZHAO, CRIMSON STAFF WRITER

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HCRP Research-Mindich Program in Engaged Scholarship Award

HCRP Research-Mindich Program in Engaged Scholarship Award

March 21, 2016
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.
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