• Organization TypeInstitute
  • Staff51-100
  • Development Budget5 Million - 25 Million
  • HeadquartersUnited States
  • Founded1936
The Harvard Kennedy School at Harvard University (also known as John F. Kennedy School of Government) is a public policy and public administration school, and one of Harvard's graduate and professional schools. It offers master's degrees in public policy, public administration, and international development, grants several doctoral degrees, administers executive programs for senior government officials, and conducts research in subjects relating to politics, government, international affairs, and economics. Today the Kennedy School has evolved into one of the world’s most eminent social science research institutions – housing 15 research centers and institutes and more than thirty executive education and degree programs – with worldwide reach and influence. More than 46,000 Kennedy School alumni reside in more than 200 countries and territories and serve in a wide range of positions in the public, private and nonprofit sectors.   Harvard Kennedy School is home to 15 centers, several of which are located at HKS but University-wide. Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs Carr Center for Human Rights Policy Center for International Development Center for Public Leadership Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations Institute of Politics Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy Mossavar Rahmani Center for Business and Government Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston Taubman Center for State and Local Government Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy Joint Center for Housing Studies Women and Public Policy Program Harvard-MIT Observatory of economic complexity

Where is Harvard Kennedy School
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    Job openings over the past year

    5Total posted jobs

    Examples of past jobs

    • Foreign Policy Research Associate
      United States
    • Research Assistant
      United States

    Staff at Harvard Kennedy School have experience in


    • development
    • research & development
    • economic policy
    • tertiary education
    • public administration


    • world bank group
    • ford foundation


    • bangladesh
    • united states
    • timor-leste
    • venezuela
    • tanzania


    • managerial experience
    • business development
    • experience in recruitment
    • international experience
    • with experience in conflict areas

    Contact Harvard Kennedy School

    Current staff

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    • Molly Lanzarotta
      Associate Director for Public Affairs and Senior Communications Officer
      +1 617-495-1144
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    Former staff

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    Company Offices
    • United States (headquarters)
    • Cambridge
    • 79 John F. Kennedy Street

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    Primary sectors

    Facilities / Infrastructure
    Research & Development
    Economic Policy
    Civil Rights
    Climate Change
    Monitoring / Evaluation
    Torts / Conflict Resolution
    Personnel / Human Resources

    Contract Awards

    Provision of Education and Training Services

    Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

    Provision of Education and Training Services

    Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

    Provision of Education and Training Services

    Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)