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During this period of remote learning, the Office of Public Interest Advising will be open to you as a resource for information and advising. For more information about accessing our office and general FAQs visit OCS and OPIA Remote Operations & Advising.


The Bernard Koteen Office of Public Interest Advising (OPIA), Harvard Law School’s career services office specializing in public interest law, offers advising appointments for HLS students and alumni with our experienced attorney advisors, a wealth of resources for planning a public interest career and landing a job, and a welcoming public interest community. We work with our sister office, Office of Career Services (OCS), to help students and alumni find a vision for the type of work they want to do that will fit their unique values, interests, and personalities.