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.


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

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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 or watch previous recorded 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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The Career Gameplan + the Checklist tool keep you on track through your career search at Harris and beyond. The Career Gameplan continually enhances the different aspects of your professional and academic development while the Checklist feature keeps you accountable to your career progress and job search plan.

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.

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.

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UChicagoGRAD resources help you explore career options, build your professional network, craft effective job documents, interview with confidence, and negotiate your job offer. While Harris students cannot meet individually with UChicagoGRAD career coaches, students can still attend events, access resources and apply for opportunities on GradGargoyle, the digital career hub for UChicagoGRAD.

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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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