Prepared to Lead

Employers today value quantitative skills and analytical, data-driven thinking. At Harris Public Policy, students receive the professional training they need to work at the forefront of research and policymaking, and make decisions with consequences. By learning to ask relevant and precise questions, structure experiments, and collect, synthesize, and articulate data, students graduate ready to lead successful careers across sectors and around the globe. 




The Harris Career Development Office provides resources to help students and alumni refine their professional skills and search for career opportunities, including:

  • Employer information sessions
  • Employment database
  • Individual career counseling
  • On-campus recruiting events
  • Professional development workshops
  • Internships and funding

Empirical Studies of Conflict Project

Scholars and practitioners engage at the 2018 meeting of the Empirical Studies of Conflict project, sponsored by The Pearson Institute and hosted by the US Institute of Peace.