2017 Director's Internship Application

The Director's Internship Program arranges paid summer internships for Harvard undergraduates interested in pursuing careers in politics or public service. This summer, the IOP is offering over 100 summer internships, in the U.S. and abroad. IOP Director's Interns are responsible for completing 8-10 weeks of work and receive a financial stipend of $4000 domestically.

Applications are currently being accepted for the following organizations: Congressman Juan Vargas, Congressman Mike Gallagher, Echelon Insights, Human Rights Watch, Impact Strategies, Mayor Peter ButtigiegNational Review, Prolepsis, Obama 44, Office of National Drug Control Policy, MassIT, and The Sunlight Foundation, and the U.S.Department of Justice. 

Returning Harvard Undergraduates are eligible to apply for ONE internship on the current list of open Director's Internships. Even if students have applied to two Director's Internships in the previous round, they may still apply for one Director's Internship in this round. Previous Director's Interns are not eligible.

Your general letter of recommendation should be emailed, by your recommender, in PDF form as an attachment (no hard copies accepted) to IOPDirectorsinternship@gmail.com. The subject of the email should be your full name. If a letter of recommendation has already been submitted on your behalf, please do not submit an additional letter. 

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