94% percent of graduates secured job offers within 6 months*

Studying public policy means many career options. With many options, we know finding the right fit can be a challenge.

As a Harris student (but to us, you are a job Candidate from day one) and graduate, the Career Development Team will help you refine your career portfolio, provide professional growth opportunities and prepare you for interviews, negotiation, and effective workplace transitions through our Career Readiness Cycle:

Candidate Readiness Cycle

Whether it’s your first job or your next move, whether you’re looking to advance in your current organization or pivot to a new field, the Harris Career Development Office is here for you.

We believe your career path isn’t linear—it’s cyclical. That’s why we’re here through it all, from your years as a student to your life as an alum.

*Based on most recent data from the latest Career Outcomes Report.


Forward Thinking Impact: Harris Students Making a Difference in South Asia

Through degree programs in Chicago or fellowships and faculty and alumni research in South Asia — including projects facilitated by Harris’ International Innovation Corps (IIC) at UChicago’s Center in Delhi — Harris aims to foster positive social change.