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Careers After HKS

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The types of careers that public policy graduates pursue is wide and diverse: policymaking and governance, nonprofit leadership, international development, social entrepreneurship, strategic and management consulting, urban planning and economic development, public affairs and communications – the list goes on and on.

For specific information about where Harvard Kennedy School graduates go, review our most recent Employment Overview (link to pdf) and subscribe to our Admissions blog.

The National Association of Schools of Public Policy and Administration (NASPAA) has compiled a guide to career paths, jobs, and other resources for those pursuing public policy degrees.

Links to external websites are provided for informational purposes only and do not represent endorsement by the Harvard Kennedy School.