Former United States presidential candidate Ralph Nader urged Harvard Law School students to enter public interest legal careers at a lunchtime event Wednesday.
Reuben and Lovett’s dual appointments mark the end of a more than yearlong vacancy left by former Dean of Public Service Gene A. Corbin’s departure in May 2018.
As the College searches for a new assistant dean for public service, the Phillips Brooks House will pursue “a different model” of programming, College Dean for Administration Sheila C. Thimba said in an interview Tuesday.
Participants in the program — called “Service Starts with Summer” — will receive a $1,500 stipend to pursue 100 hours of community service in their hometowns, both in the United States and abroad.
Harvard launched its search for a new public service dean last week, nearly a year after the former assistant dean for public service, Gene A. Corbin, left the post.
Cruz, who garnered national attention for her criticisms of the Trump administration's response in the wake of Hurricane Maria in 2017, is the first Latina woman to receive this public service honor.
The recruitment program received 261 applications from 147 students, and was able to offer 120 interviews with various public service organizations.
Ralph Nader spoke at the Law Forum to discuss the need for more public interest lawyers and his belief in the School's need to support public interest careers.
Seventy-two percent of Harvard College’s Class of 2018 planned to enter for-profit jobs after graduating last May, according to the most recent employment report released by the College’s Office of Career Services.
Before searching for a new Assistant Dean for Public Service, administrators are assessing the state of public service at the College.
As the Law School enters its third century, questions about its purpose and duty to the world have caught the attention of its students, faculty, and alumni.
The letter expresses concerns that unpaid internships in the public sector will only be available to students who have “more financial resources.”
Assistant Dean of Harvard College for Public Service Gene A. Corbin, with his fist-bumps and friendly smile, has been a constant on campus for a generation of Harvard College students.
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.
Some professors believe the measures, meant to ensure faculty members' "professional loyalty" remains with Harvard, are too stringent.
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.
Professors and student activists gathered at Harvard Law School Wednesday night to discuss the school's reported disconnect with public interest.
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."