Careers in Development

Harvard is shaping the future of knowledge and education. Join the team that makes that possible. From alumni affairs and annual giving to stewardship, major gifts and research, our development team, with more than 500 people across the University, is dedicated to the fundraising and alumni engagement that bring Harvard’s mission and aspirations to life.

As part of our development team, you’ll work to develop the lasting relationships with donors, prospects, and university leaders that can take the university to the next level. In our collaborative environment, you’ll have an opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of current and future generations of leaders.

Susan Rice, Managing Director of Reunion Campaigns and the Harvard College Fund

"Harvard’s reputation in the development field is second-to-none. As a fundraiser, I was inspired by the mission and the work of the organization as a whole. Harvard touches every corner of the globe, every field, and every area of need."
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The Harvard Campaign aspires to create a campus for Harvard’s next century, with the goals of:

  • Harnessing the power of integrated knowledge
  • Advancing global knowledge
  • Furthering innovation and hands-on discovery
  • Pioneering new approaches to learning and teaching
  • Supporting meaning, values, and creativity
  • Attracting and supporting talent

To check out opportunities to work in development at Harvard, click here.