- Improving the quality of students’ academic, professional, social, and personal development while at HGSE;
- Acting as liaison between the students and the faculty/administration;
- Advocating for the incorporation of student views and opinions in the formulation of policies and procedures governing HGSE and Harvard University; and
- Promoting and funding student-initiated academic, professional, personal development and social programs.
Serving on Student Council is a leadership and professional development opportunity. Student Council members collaborate with peers across programs; develop, refine, and apply leadership skills; and engage with students, faculty, and staff on matters of real and timely importance.