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OUR MISSION + PASSION

The Institute of Politics (IOP) at Harvard University was established as a living memorial to America's youngest elected president, John F. Kennedy. Since its founding half a century ago, the Institute has used its programming and activities to ignite passion, appreciation and respect for politics and public service in the hearts and minds of every generation. More »

PROGRAMS FOR UNDERGRADUATES

The IOP offers over a dozen major programs for undergraduate involvement including the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum, a fellowship program with top political practitioners, over 100 paid internships; a nonpartisan, quarterly journal; and a nationwide survey project of Millennials’ political views.

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The former Governor of Vermont and IOP Visiting Fellow visited with undergraduates, spoke in the JFK Jr. Forum and interviewed with WGBH during his time at Harvard. More »
Today Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch is scheduled to make his first major public remarks. From the IOP Archives, Justice Stephen Breyer talks about his experiences on the Court, and why he welcomes differing viewpoints among the Justices.More »