Research, evaluate, and learn about career and job opportunities and how to pursue them. As a Harris candidate, your career exploration starts on Day One. Whether you are a seasoned or new professional, or want to start your search broad or narrow, we are here to partner with you and get you where you want to go. Harris Career Coaches and our suite of resources equips you with the skills necessary to move your career forward.

Resources

Career Outcomes Report

Harris Public Policy graduates launch careers across sectors and around the world.  See where your future network has been to inform where you want to go.

Explore the Career Outcomes Report

Career Search Profile

Keep employers (and us) updated on your skills and employment preferences during hiring decisions with your Career Search Profile. Think of it as a HarrisLink hybrid of your LinkedIn profile and resume to give organizations a detailed look at how you align with their needs for open positions.

Set up your Career Search Profile

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Devex

Devex is the largest provider of recruiting and business development services for global development.

Sign up for a Devex account

Employer Info Sessions

Network with Employers across the academic year to learn more about the organization and gather insights to draft your strongest application.

Register for Employer Info Sessions

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Harris Student Organization Consulting

Career coaches partner with Harris Student Organization (HSO) leaders to develop and execute tailored trainings, presentations and panels whether industry-centered or idenity-based.

Consult with Harris Student Organization leaders

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Inter-Policy School Summit

Since 2017, graduate students from across the world have attended the Inter-Policy School Summit, a student-run conference that seeks to propose rigorous and tangible solutions to some of the most pressing global issues of our time.

Register for the Inter-Policy School Summit

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Interstride

Resources to help you prepare for your next interview. Under the Resource menu item, select 'Job Search Process > Interviews'. 

Access resources through Interstride

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Institute of Politics Civic Engagement Treks

Every year the Institute of Politics (IOP) hosts local, domestic, or international student trips focusing on a range of critical political, and civic engagement topics. Each trip offers 10-20 students the chance to dive into a political issue area through meeting with a broad range of public service practitioners. Participants gain exposure to a wide range of issues, and identify career and other leadership opportunities.

Register for an IOP Trek

Job and Event Newsletters

Read our weekly updates on job and internship postings, events, networking tips, and ways to engage with CDO.

Newsletters are sent once per week on Friday and Sunday during the academic year. You are automatically registered for the newsletter.

Lockin China

Seeking career oportunities in China? Lockin China provides career development support to Chinese candidates and alumni outside China.

Find jobs in China

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Mentor Program

Connect with professionals in the field over a 2-year program, many of whom are alumni, to build a powerful network and help navigate the transition to your professional career.

Join the Mentor Program

UChicagoGRAD

Receive personalized, flexible training to complement their academic pursuits, from fellowship and writing support, to career preparation and internships, to training in public speaking and networking.

Meet with career coaches to enhance your materials.

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Vault

Find out what it's really like to work within an industry, company, or profession, and how to position yourself to land that job.

Explore Vault

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