Connecting with Students

Connecting with Students


Explore the many programs and services we provide to support employer efforts to connect with our diverse public health student and alumni community. If you have an effective campus recruitment practice or idea you’d like to leverage at the Harvard Chan School, we want to hear it! Email us at: employers@hsph.harvard.edu.

Employer Guidelines RE: Professional Practice, Non-Discrimination, and Sexual Harassment

The Office of Career and Professional Development works with employers in many ways, including hosting employer recruitment activities and events, like career expos and information sessions, and promoting potential job and internship opportunities to students and alumni. Employers that work with our office and with our students agree to the following policies:

Please download a PDF copy of our policy document for your records.

Upcoming Career Fairs

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

Harvard Chan Public Health Virtual Fall Career Expo
Friday, Sept. 17 | 1:30-3:30pm | Register Here

Virtual Information Sessions

Deliver a virtual presentation to a large group of students on topics that may include the recruiting and hiring process, open positions, the qualifications and characteristics you seek in candidates, and insights into organizational structure and company culture.

Virtual Information Sessions can be scheduled Monday – Thursday from 1:00pm – 2:00pm or between 5:30pm – 8:00pm (Eastern Time). Requests must be made at least 3 weeks in advance to give us enough time to promote your event to our students properly. You may submit a request to host an info session by signing into your Harvard Chan CareerConnect Employer Account. Click on “Events>Request New Event>Add New,” or by emailing us at employers@hsph.harvard.edu.

Company Tabling

Host a table in a high traffic location on-campus to casually converse with students and distribute handouts, giveaways and information.

Tabling is on hold for the time being, until we return to campus. Please contact us to discuss other ways to promote your organization with our students and alumni: employers@hsph.harvard.edu.

Virtual Career Conversations

Connect with a small group of targeted students (5-10) based on degree program, field of study, and graduation year to discuss your organization and open positions. This is a great way to get to know specific students and encourage them to apply for your open positions. Requests must be made at least 3 weeks in advance to give us enough time to promote the event properly.

Contact us at: employers@hsph.harvard.edu to host a Virtual Career Conversation.

Career Treks to Washington, D.C. and New York City

If your organization or company has offices located in Washington, D.C. or New York City, we welcome the opportunity to have you participate in our Fall and Spring Career Trek Programs and host a group of students at your office for a 1 hour informational site visit.

Career Treks are on hold until further notice. However, if you are interested in connecting with students around jobs in DC or NYC, please email us for more information employers@hsph.harvard.edu.

Local Site Visit Program for Boston-Based Employers

Can’t make it to campus? Host a group of 10-20 students for an informational site visit. During the visit, employers are able to provide prospective candidates and job seekers with a first hand glimpse into their company or organization. A site visit can take different forms and usually lasts between 1-2 hours.

Our Boston-based Site Visit Program is on hold until further notice. However, if you are interested in hosting a group of Harvard Chan students for a webinar or information session through your organization’s online video presentation platform, please email us at employers@hsph.harvard.edu.

Virtual Subject Matter Expert Talks and Virtual Career Panels

We partner with employers to host virtual subject matter expert (SME) talks and seek volunteers to serve on virtual panels that encompass a variety of public health career education, trends, and topics.

Previous Talks and Panels have included:

  • Inside Look Series: A Panel Discussion & Networking Reception on Careers in Consulting & Research
  • Making the Most of Your Mentor
  • Clinical Enterprise Alignment in the Academic Health System
  • Inside Look Series: Job Search Secrets from a Recruiter’s Perspective
  • Careers in Social Justice: Personal Growth and Challenges When Working for Racial Equity

If your organization would like to provide a SME for a virtual presentation or would be interested in sending a representative to participate in an upcoming career panel, please get in touch. employers@hsph.harvard.edu.

Virtual Interview Program

Participating in our Virtual Interview Program enables employers to post a job in CareerConnect, screen application documents, and then schedule interviews all in one location with the support of our Employer Relations team.

There is no charge for participating in the Virtual Interview Program. To request assistance coordinating the process through CareerConnect, please contact us at employers@hsph.harvard.edu

Requests must be received at minimum, 4 weeks prior to the desired interview date.