Upcoming Conference

The 16th annual Harvard Kennedy School Public Policy and Leadership Conference (PPLC) will take place February 18-February 21, 2016. The conference aims to increase the diversity of students pursuing graduate programs in public policy and international affairs by informing students about opportunities for graduate study and careers in both domestic and international public policy.  Please note only first and second year undergraduate students who are U.S. citizens, permanent residents, or DACA recipients are eligible to apply.

The conference will take place on the HKS campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts. All conference expenses are covered by HKS.  The intensive three days of workshops, panels, and lectures is designed to encourage students who possess a commitment to public service, particularly those from historically underserved communities and people of color.  While on campus, participants will learn about:

  • Careers in public service
  • Domestic and international policy issues
  • Fellowship programs
  • Summer Public Policy and International Affairs Institutes
  • Graduate schools that offer programs in public policy
  • Student life

The online application is available through the PPLC websiteThe deadline to apply is November 10, 2015.

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