Calendar: This Month

  1. Institute of Politics Open House

    Wednesday September 7 - 6:30pm
    Learn More about IOP Programs & How to Get Involved! Politics of Race and Ethnicity ● The National Campaign for Political & Civic Engagement ● Special Events and Conferences ● Harvard Political Review ● Internships & Careers Services ● Harvard Public Opinion Project ● Community Service Opportunities ● JFK Jr. Forum ● Student Policy Groups ● National Political Polling Project ● WIL ● Fellows and Study Groups Meet the fall 2016 IOP Fellows!
  2. Job Talk: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

    Thursday September 8 - 5:00pm
    The CFPB is a 21st century agency that helps consumer finance markets work by making rules more effective, by consistently and fairly enforcing those rules, and by empowering consumers to take more control over their economic lives. The highly selective, two-year rotational Director's Financial Analyst program, seeks out a small group of talented college graduates and challenge them to use their analytical skills to make financial markets work better for all. Come learn more; snacks will be provided.  
  3. Oliver Stone on "Snowden"

    Monday September 12 - 6:00pm
    Oliver Stone Director, Snowden Academy Award winning Film Director, Screenwriter, Producer Ron Suskind (moderator) Director, Investigative Journalism Project, Harvard Law School ***THIS FORUM IS TICKETED***    
  4. Election 2016: Taco Trucks and the Soul of America

    Tuesday September 13 - 6:00pm
    A Discussion with Molly Ball, Staff Writer, The Atlantic Harvard Kennedy School Faculty Dining Room, Littauer Building Molly Ball's latest article can be found here.  
  5. Emerging Issues in Bank Regulation

    Thursday September 15 - 6:00pm
    Annual Robert Glauber Lecture by Thomas J. Curry Comptroller of the Currency, U.S. Department of the Treasury Robert Glauber (Moderator) Adjunct Lecturer Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of NASD (2001-2006) Thomas J. Curry, the Comptroller of the Currency at the U.S. Treasury Department, presented the Annual Robert Glauber Lecture. He spoke on emerging issues in bank regulation. In particular, Mr. Curry emphasized how regulators must respond to the post-Great Recession economic world. Robert Glauber, Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School and former Chairman and CEO of NASD, moderated the event. The Forum was sponsored by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), previously known as National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD).
  6. Internships & Careers Office Hours

    Friday September 16 - 2:00pm
    The Internships and Career Services Team at the IOP has opened office hours for the Fall semester! Office Hours are held every Friday from 2:00-4:00pm in  L-278.
  7. Challenges for the Next President: The Crisis with Russia

    Monday September 19 - 6:00pm
    John Beyrle Ambassador of the United States, Russian Federation (2008-2012) Maxim Boycko Visiting Lecturer in Economics, Harvard University Jill Dougherty (Moderator) Global Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Former CNN Moscow Bureau Chief   Visiting Lecturer in Economics, Maxim Boycko, and former American Ambassador to Russia, John Beyrle, joined moderator Jill Doherty for a discussion on the future of American relations with the Russian Federation and the challenges the next president of the United States will face. They discussed issues ranging from Russian involvement in Syria to the very different positions of Secretary Clinton and Mr. Trump regarding conflicts and negotiations with Vladimir Putin.
  8. Media, Politics & Power: Trump, Clinton & the 2016 Election

    Tuesday September 20 - 6:00pm
    Bob Schieffer Walter Shorenstein Media & Democracy Fellow Former Reporter & Anchor for CBS News  Former Moderator of “Face the Nation” Ann Compton Fall 2016 Resident Fellow, Institute of Politics ABC News, White House Correspondent (1973-2014) Nicco Mele (Moderator) Director, Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy   Panelists Bob Schieffer, former reporter and anchor for CBS News, and Anne Compton, former ABC News White House Correspondent, joined moderator Nicco Mele, Director of the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy for a discussion on the role of the press in the 2016 election. The panelists addressed the differences in media presence between the presidential candidates, as well as the changing nature of election coverage more broadly.
  9. Job Talk: U.S. Department of State

    Tuesday September 20 - 7:00pm
    The U.S. Department of State employs adventurous, adaptable, well-rounded strategic problem-solvers, from diverse educational, geographic and cultural backgrounds and perspectives, who want to make a contribution to our global society. Come hear about the many experiences that may be available! 
  10. A Conversation with Ehud Barak

    Wednesday September 21 - 6:00pm
    The 2016 Lamont Lecture by: Ehud Barak Prime Minister of Israel (1999-2001) Minister of Defense (2007-2013) Graham Allison (Moderator) Director, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs Douglas Dillon Professor of Government, HKS Former Prime Minister of Israel and Minister of Defense, Ehud Barak, joined Graham Allison, professor of Government at the Harvard Kennedy School, for a conversation about global politics and the role of Israel and the United States within it. Barak captivated the audience with his personal military stories, opinions on the turbulent Middle East, and optimistic views for relations with the future President of the United States. He offered insight on American foreign diplomacy and the important role of energy in global politics. While answering questions from the audience, Barak spoke about the two-state solution between Israel and Palestine, nuclear weapons, and his views on the dynamic region of the Middle East. 
  11. Working in Intelligence and National Security: What it Means and How to Get There

    Friday September 23 - 1:00pm
    Join the Internships and Career Services team for a Career Roundtable with intelligence expert, Neal Duckworth, on Friday, September 23 from 1-2pm in L-324. Hear insight from his experience on how to enter and navigate an intelligence career.  
  12. Internships and Career Services Office Hours

    Friday September 23 - 2:00pm
    The Internships and Career Services Team will be holding office hours this Friday, September 23, 2016 from 2pm-4pm. You may sign up for an appointment during office hours here.