Bernard Koteen Office of Public Interest Advising (OPIA)


Now accepting 2019-2020 Wasserstein Fellow applications and nominations. Apply or nominate an outstanding public interest lawyer by April 5, 2019.


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Alumni Advising Appointments Available

February 15, 2019

Thinking about starting a job search? In the middle of a job search? Have questions? We can help! Sign up for an advising appointment with our alumni advisor, Rachel Pemstein.

OPIA Closed for the President’s Day Holiday

February 14, 2019

The OPIA office and all HLS admin offices will be closed on Monday, February 19, in observance of the President’s Day holiday.

Is the Early Interview Program (EIP) Right for Me?

February 14, 2019

Are you beginning to think about your 2L summer and weighing the decision of whether to work in the private sector or the public sector? We in OPIA want every HLS student to feel empowered to make career choices that are the best for their individual interests and circumstances – whether those choices involve work in the public or private sectors.

HRP’s Post-Graduate Fellowship Application Is Now Open

February 7, 2019

The Human Rights Program at Harvard Law School invites applications for its post-graduate fellowships: the Henigson Human Rights Fellowship in Human Rights and the Satter Human Rights Fellowship in Human Rights.

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