By Jimmy Kane, LICSW
The Degree Programs and Student Affairs (DPSA) team at Harvard Kennedy School aims to create a campus community that attracts, supports, and sustains a diverse and public service-minded student body as they pursue their intellectual and professional growth goals.
My role as a member of DPSA is to support students and serve as an on-campus resource regarding academic or personal matters so students can continue being successful. In addition, I follow up and work with students when someone in the HKS community has expressed a concern for them. Through my conversations with students, I’m often able to connect them to resources and individuals to help guide them through any difficulties they may be facing.
As you consider applying to the Kennedy School, I’d like to share some information about the resources and support services that would be available to you as an HKS student.
Being an effective leader in public service means taking care of yourself too, and Harvard Kennedy School recognizes that needing help is something we all have in common. Should you join the HKS community, I encourage you to explore our student support page for more information. I hope you will take advantage of the strong support network you’ll have here at Harvard!