Answering the bell

January 26, 2015

“Don’t have such a narrow vision that when doors open that look sideways and at awkward angles that you don’t have the courage to step through them, because that is where you truly get the opportunities to make a difference,” said U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren during her keynote...

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On Public Service

January 5, 2015

 I became president of Harvard I had the privilege of getting to know Boston Mayor Thomas Menino. We would meet for breakfast at Parkman House on Beacon Hill or at Elmwood here in Cambridge, and he would offer guidance drawn from his many years spent serving the public. When...

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

October 24, 2014

Seniors interested in a career in public service will now be able to meet potential employers in a structured on-campus recruiting process—similar to that used by elite private companies—at Harvard’s first Public Service Recruiting Day on Nov. 14.

The event, announced by several career advising offices on Tuesday, will offer leading public service employers the chance to come to campus and meet one-on-one with seniors who are passionate about the field.

The new initiative is the result of a collaboration between the Center for Public Interest Careers, the Institute...

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