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Meet Our Fellows

Announcing the second annual cohort of Bloomberg Harvard City Hall Fellows.

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Find multidisciplinary research focused on leadership and management in cities.

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Student Opportunities

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Research Assistants

Yearlong positions to explore research and analysis questions for the Initiative and for cities.

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Field Lab Courses

Harvard Kennedy School classes (like Budgeting and Decision Science) with project-based learning in partnership with cities where we work.

Available each September

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Policy Analysis Exercises

Yearlong Master's thesis projects in cities where we work (for Harvard Kennedy School Master's of Public Policy 2nd year students).

Available each September

Available each fall
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City Hall Fellowships

Two-year, paid fellowships in U.S. city halls for Harvard master’s and professional degree graduates.

Available each fall

Bloomberg Harvard Summer Fellowships
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Summer Fellowships

Ten-week work placements for current Harvard students to focus on mayors' priority issues

Bloomberg Harvard Summer Fellowships

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Summer Associates

Ten-week work placements for current Harvard students to work with our team, supporting an array of research and program-related projects.

Available each April

  Global Impact

My time with the Initiative helped me contextualize policymaking across federal, state, and local levels of government, and I plan to use what I’ve learned to help cities, including my hometown, serve their residents more effectively. Ryan Leou
Harvard Kennedy School Student
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