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 »
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“Any group... you are strengthened by diversity,...including ideological diversity” -Emily, IOP '18. We agree! t.co/kolqTgPjuJ
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.
CREATING THE FUTURE OF POLITICS