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Human Resources

  • Leaves of Absence

    February 24, 2023

    Please contact Ciara Swan, our HR Generalist and Leave Specialist, with any questions you may have about taking the time you need to care…

  • Tell Me Your Story

    February 1, 2023

    HR Podcast with Edgar Filho, Equal Opportunity Specialist The goal of this podcast is to introduce folks to HLS staff members from across the community.

  • HLS Night at Harvard Hockey

    December 19, 2022

    Join us for Harvard Law School Night at Bright-Landry Hockey Center on January 13, 2023. Come cheer on the Crimson with your fellow HLS classmates…

  • HLS Staff Culture Fest 2022

    November 18, 2022

    Be sure to scroll through this page to see all of the amazing ways HLS Staff contributed to Culture Fest 2022! Land Acknowledgement The HLS…

  • HLS Staff Culture Fest 2021

    November 18, 2022

    Be sure to scroll through this page to see all of the amazing ways HLS Staff contributed to Culture Fest 2021! Land Acknowledgement The HLS…

  • Podcast Launch Party: Tell Me Your Story with Edgar Filho

    November 17, 2022

    Join us for a celebration of the launch of the new HLS HR Podcast: "Tell Me Your Story" with Edgar Filho.

  • Trauma-informed training for HLS Staff

    November 3, 2022

    ​HLS Human Resources welcomes staff to join a 90-minute workshop, led by Harvard Office for Gender Equity’s SHARE Counselors Claire Geruson and Greta Spoering, on the topic of how staff can support and refer students (and other staff members) in moments of crisis and significant uncertainty as well as attend to vicarious trauma and prevent burnout.

  • Learning Launchpads for HLS Employees

    November 2, 2022

    Not sure where to start in your learning and development journey at HLS? Check out the Learning Launchpads below. Each guide provides suggestions for courses…

  • HLS Community Servings Volunteer

    October 20, 2022

    HLS has reserved a slot for a group of staff volunteers to prepare meals in the Community Servings kitchen.

  • HLS Staff Thanksgiving Party

    September 30, 2022

    Join us for a day of gratitude and take home a pie during the Thanksgiving season. All staff are welcome to come grab a pie to take home and write a thank you note for a fellow colleague.

  • HLS Boo Bash

    September 30, 2022

    The HR Keeping Connected Team invites you to participate in Trick or Treat Suites, our Halloween decorating competition between offices and departments.

  • Harvard Law School Inclement Weather Policy

    August 17, 2022

    As in years past, we continue to have a special phone line to help us cope with weather emergencies. Staff and faculty can call 617-496-SNOW…

  • Unpaid Interns and Volunteers

    August 12, 2022

    Volunteer Hiring Process Volunteering must be for altruistic reasons and not for training, to avoid hiring someone, or as a trial period for hiring. Volunteers…

  • Independent Contractor Information

    August 12, 2022

    HLS Independent Contractor Process Under Massachusetts and federal law, the University is required to meet a number of obligations with respect to the treatment of…

  • LGBTQ+ Resources for HLS Staff

    August 9, 2022

    Harvard provides a variety of resources, activities, information, and programs that serve LGBTQ+ individuals. On this page, you can find support resources specific to staff…

  • Harvard Heroes

    July 28, 2022

    What is Harvard Heroes? The Harvard Heroes Recognition Program celebrates the accomplishments of Harvard staff whose work supports the mission of Harvard at the highest…

  • Dean’s Award for Excellence

    July 28, 2022

    Award Criteria In order to be considered for either award, staff members must have a minimum of 1 year service at HLS and be nominated…

  • Peer-to-Peer Appreciation Award

    July 28, 2022

    Show a staff member your appreciation The Peer-to-Peer Appreciation Award offers an opportunity for employees to recognize their colleagues’ hard work and dedication to furthering the…