Private Sector Career Advising

The Office of Career Services advises primarily on private sector careers, including law firms, in-house counsel positions, business careers, alternative legal careers, and  judicial clerkships.

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Public Sector Career Advising

The Bernard Koteen Office of Public Interest Advising (OPIA) covers the public sector — including nonprofits, government, public international work, and private public interest law firms — and fellowships.

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Public Service Venture Fund

The fund awards up to $1 million every year in “seed money” for startup nonprofit ventures and salary support to graduating J.D. students who hope to pursue post-graduate work at nonprofits or government agencies.

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Career Services for Alumni

Career Services for Alumni

As a Harvard Law graduate, you are part of a worldwide association of alumni who work and succeed in nearly every field of human endeavor. HLS offers a wide range of services to alumni interested in both private and public sector opportunities.

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