Admissions at Harvard Kennedy School

Recruitment Calendar

Recruitment Events

Representatives of HKS travel throughout the year to meet with prospective applicants. Details on where we have been and where we are going this year are below. We are always planning new sessions so please check back frequently for updates. We also host virtual information sessions as well.

Our students often volunteer to host sharing sessions during their travels. These sessions are usually small, casual gatherings at public places like coffee shops and current students share about their HKS experience. HKS students are not experts in the admissions process and the sessions are not formal admission interviews nor do these students sit on an Admissions Committee or pass along evaluative comments for Committee members to consider. The sessions are simply a time for prospective students and current applicants to hear from HKS students about their experiences at HKS. Questions pertaining to admissions matters can be sent to our office - admissions@hks.harvard.edu

 

Virtual Information Session Recordings

Note: HKS virtual sessions are hosted using WebEx software and users may be asked to install an Add-On or extension to their browser to view the sessions. There may be a 30 second or more buffering time once the session loads. 

All Degree Programs - August 17, 2016 - click here to view

MPP Program - September 19, 2016 - click here to view

MPA/ID Program - September 22, 2016 - click here to view

All Degree Programs, Application Tips/Questions - October 3, 2016 - click here to view

MPA/ID Program - October 6, 2016 - click here to view

MC/MPA Mason Program - October 18, 2016 - click here to view

MPA2 Program - October 26, 2016 - click here to view

MC/MPA Program - October 27, 2016 - click here to view

Office for Student Diversity and Inclusion - November 16, 2016 - click here to view

Center for Public Leadership - February 2, 2017 - click here to view

Women and Public Policy Program - February 23, 2017 - click here to view  

Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business & Government - February 28, 2017 - click here to view

Environmental Studies at HKS - May 1, 2017 - click here to view

 

Upcoming Events

Please check back frequently for updates on upcoming sessions.

Buenos Aires, Argentina - June 20 - click here to register (student-led session)

Astana, Kazakhstan - June 23-24 - click here for more information (student representative at Kazakhstan International Education Fair)

Astana, Kazakhstan - June 24 - click here to register (student-led session)

Shanghai, China - June 24 - click here to register (alumni-led session)

Almaty, Kazakhstan - June 26-27 - click here for more information (student representative at Kazakhstan International Education Fair)

Santa Cruz, Bolivia - June 27 - details pending (student-led session)

Nairobi, Kenya - June 29 - click here to register (student-led session)

Vienna, Austria - June (Faculty Travel)

Prague, Czech Republic - June (Faculty Travel)

Washington, DC - July (Admissions Office Representative)

Conarky, Guinea - July 1 - click here to register (student-led session)

Jakarta, Indonesia - July 2 - click here to register (student-led session)

La Paz, Bolivia - July 4 - details pending (student-led session)

Chicago, Illinois - July 6 - click here to register (student-led session)

Caracas, Venezuela - July 6 - click here to register (alumni-led session)

Geneva, Switzerland - July 6 - click here to register (student-led session)

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - July 8, details pending (student-led session)

Yangon, Myanmar - July 8 - click here to register (student-led session)

Kampala, Uganda - July 8 - click here to register (student-led session)

Johannesburg, South Africa - July 9 - click here to register (student-led session)

Kigali, Rwanda - July 10 - click here to register (student-led session)

Juneau, AK - July 10 - click here to register (student-led session)

Sacramento, CA - July 12 - click here to register (student-led session)

Ottawa, Canada - July 12 - click here to register (student-led session)

Dhaka, Bangladesh - July 13 - click here to register (student-led session)

Bangkok, Thailand - July 15 - click here to register (student-led session)

Nairobi, Kenya - July 16 - click here to register (student-led session)

Annapolis, MD - July 20 - click here to register (alumni-led session)

Starkville, MS - July 22 - click here to register (student-led session)

New York, NY - July (Admissions Office Representative)

Copenhagen, Denmark - August 7 - click here to register (alumni-led session)

Sydney, Australia - August 10 - click here to register (student-led session)

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic - click here to register (student-led session)

 

2017 In Person Information Sessions 

Mumbai, India - January 3 (student-led session)

Accra, Ghana - January 6 (student-led session)

Pune, India - January 6 (student-led session)

Bangkok, Thailand - January 7 (student-led session)

Seoul, South Korea - January 7 (student-led session)

Islamabad, Pakistan - January 8 (student-led session)

Karachi, Pakistan - January 9 (student-led session)

Annapolis, Maryland - January 10 (student-led session)

Barcelona, Spain - January 10 

Mexico City, Mexico - January 10 (student-led session)

Rome, Italy - January 10 (student-led session)

St. Paul, Minnesota - January 10 (student-led session)

Bogota, Colombia - January 11 (student-led session)

New Delhi, India - January 11 (student-led session)

Lima, Peru - January 12 (student-led session)

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - January 13 (student-led session)

Nairobi, Kenya - January 13 (student-led session)

New Delhi, India - January 14 (student-led session)

Sao Paulo, Brazil - January 16 (student-led session)

New York City, New York - January 17 (student-led session)

Lagos, Nigeria - January 18 (student-led session)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - January 19 (student-led session)

Muscat, Oman - January 22 (student and alumni-led session)

Lagos, Nigeria - March 3 

Tunis, Tunisia - March 9 

Harare, Zimbabwe - April 26 (student-led session)

Managua, Nicaragua - April 28 

Seattle, Washington – May 10 (student-led session) 

Seoul, South Korea – May 18 (student-led session)

Lahore, Pakistan – May 18 (student-led session) 

Warsaw, Poland - May 18 (student-led session)

Hong Kong, SAR – May 20 (student-led session)

Panama City, Panama - May 24 (alumnus-led session)

Vancouver, BC - June 1 (Admissions Office Representative)

Portland, Oregon - June 5 (Admissions Office Representative)

Portland, Oregon - June 6  (Admissions Office Representative)

Salem, Oregon - June 7 Afternoon (Admissions Office Representative)

Salem, Oregon - June 7 Evening (Admissions Office Representative) 

Lagos, Nigeria - June 8 (student-led session)

Brasilia, Brazil - June 8 (student-led session)

Corvallis, Oregon - June 8 Afternoon (Admissions Office Representative)

Eugene, Oregon - June 8 Evening (Admissions Office Representative) 

Washington, DC - June 11 - United Nations Association Leadership Summit (Admissions Office Representative)

Washington, DC - June 13 (Admissions Office Representative)

Colombo, Sri Lanka - June 15 (student-led session)

Budapest, Hungary - June 16 (faculty-led session)

Tirana, Albania - June 16 (student-led session)

Freeport, Maine - June 16 (student-led session)

 

2016 In Person Information Sessions  - To see where we visited in 2016, click here.

2015 In Person Information Sessions - To see where we visited in 2015, click here.


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