Director's Internships

The Institute of Politics Director's Internship program arranges paid summer internship opportunities for returning Harvard College undergraduates interested in exploring a summer in politics and public service. This summer, the IOP will offer over 100 Director’s Internships throughout the United States and abroad. IOP Director's Interns are responsible for completing 8-10 weeks of substantive work and will be fully funded by the IOP in the amount $4000.

 

Titlesort descending City Topics
270 Strategies Chicago, IL
  • Advocacy/Policy
  • Technology
  • Think Tank/Strategy
Advancement Project Washington, D.C.
  • Advocacy/Policy
  • Communications/Press
  • Research
Albright Stonebridge Group Washington, D.C.
  • Economics/Business
  • Think Tank/Strategy
American Enterprise Institute Washington, D.C.
  • Advocacy/Policy
  • Research
  • Think Tank/Strategy
Amnesty International Washington, D.C.
  • Advocacy/Policy
Assemblyman Michael Blake New York City, NY
  • Advocacy/Policy
  • Elected Officials
  • Federal /State and Local Government
Boston Globe Boston, MA / Cambridge, MA
  • Communications/Press
Boston CityWide Analytics (Co-sponsored with the Harvard Global Health Institute) Boston, MA / Cambridge, MA
  • Advocacy/Policy
  • Federal /State and Local Government
  • Technology
Boston Public Schools Boston, MA / Cambridge, MA
  • Education
  • Federal /State and Local Government
British Foreign and Commonwealth Office London, England
  • Economics/Business
  • International
  • Think Tank/Strategy
Bus Federation Chicago, IL
  • Advocacy/Policy
Cato Institute Washington, D.C.
  • Research
  • Think Tank/Strategy
Center for American Progress Washington, D.C.
  • Research
  • Think Tank/Strategy
CIPPEC Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Advocacy/Policy
  • Economics/Business
  • International
Clinton Foundation New York City, NY
  • Advocacy/Policy
  • Public Health
  • Research
CNN - Fareed Zakaria GPS New York City, NY
  • Communications/Press
CNN - Situation Room Washington, D.C.
  • Communications/Press
College Republican National Committee Washington, D.C.
  • Advocacy/Policy
  • Communications/Press
Congressman Joe Kennedy III (D-MA) Boston, MA / Cambridge, MA
  • Elected Officials
  • Federal /State and Local Government
Congressman John Lewis (D-GA) Washington, D.C.
  • Elected Officials
  • Federal /State and Local Government
Congressman Juan Vargas (D-CA) Washington, D.C.
  • Elected Officials
  • Federal /State and Local Government
Congressman Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) Washington, D.C.
  • Elected Officials
  • Federal /State and Local Government
Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY) Washington, D.C.
  • Elected Officials
  • Federal /State and Local Government
Cook Political Report Washington, D.C.
  • Communications/Press
  • Research
Councilor Michelle Wu Boston, MA / Cambridge, MA
  • Elected Officials
  • Federal /State and Local Government
Don McKenzie Hospital (Co-sponsored with the Harvard Global Health Institute) KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
  • International
  • Public Health
Echelon Insights Washington, D.C.
  • Research
  • Think Tank/Strategy
ELA (Co-sponsored by the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies) Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Advocacy/Policy
  • International
  • Research
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) (Co-sponsored with Co-Sponsored with the Harvard Global Health Institute) Washington, D.C.
  • Federal /State and Local Government
  • Technology
Fundacion Nuestros Hijos Santiago, Chile
Global Health Corps (Co-sponsored with the Harvard Global Health Institute) New York City, NY
  • Advocacy/Policy
  • Research
Heritage Foundation Washington, D.C.
  • Research
  • Think Tank/Strategy
IJ Review Washington, D.C.
  • Advocacy/Policy
  • Communications/Press
John F. Kennedy Library Foundation Boston, MA / Cambridge, MA
  • Research
KIPP, New York City New York City, NY
  • Education
LA Times Los Angeles, CA
MacArthur Foundation Chicago, IL
  • Advocacy/Policy
  • Communications/Press
  • Research
Mayor Marty Walsh, Boston Boston, MA / Cambridge, MA
  • Elected Officials
  • Federal /State and Local Government
Mayor Peter Buttigieg, South Bend, IN South Bend, IN
  • Elected Officials
  • Federal /State and Local Government
Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Chicago Chicago, IL
  • Elected Officials
  • Federal /State and Local Government
Ministry of Health (Chile)
MTV Public Affairs New York City, NY
  • Advocacy/Policy
  • Communications/Press
NAACP Baltimore, MD
  • Advocacy/Policy
National Democratic Institute Washington, D.C.
  • Advocacy/Policy
National Partnership for New Americans Chicago, IL
  • Advocacy/Policy
National Review New York City, NY
  • Communications/Press
New York City Economic Development Corporation New York City, NY
  • Economics/Business
  • Federal /State and Local Government
New York City Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs (Co-sponsored with the Harvard Global Health Institute) New York City, NY
  • Advocacy/Policy
  • Elected Officials
  • Federal /State and Local Government
New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) New York City, NY
  • Communications/Press
  • Education
New York City Mayor's Office of Technology and Innovation (MOTI) New York City, NY
  • Federal /State and Local Government
  • Technology
New York State Health Foundation (Co-sponsored with the Harvard Global Health Institute) New York City, NY
  • Advocacy/Policy
  • Public Health
  • Research
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Washington, D.C.
  • Economics/Business
  • Elected Officials
  • Federal /State and Local Government
Parliamentary Internship: Labour MP for Feltham and Heston, Seema Malhotra London, England
  • Elected Officials
  • International
Parliamentary Internship: Labour MP for Leeds West, Rachel Reeves London, England
  • International
Partnership for Public Service Washington, D.C.
  • Advocacy/Policy
  • Federal /State and Local Government
Peace Corps Washington, D.C.
  • Advocacy/Policy
  • Federal /State and Local Government
  • Research
Pew Research Center Washington, D.C.
  • Communications/Press
  • Research
Philadelphia 2016 DNC Host Committee Philadelphia, PA
  • Elected Officials
  • Federal /State and Local Government
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Pittsburgh, PA
  • Communications/Press
Precision Strategies Washington, D.C.
  • Think Tank/Strategy
Prolepsis Athens, Greece
  • International
  • Public Health
  • Research
Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia Washington, D.C.
  • Advocacy/Policy
Quorum Washington, D.C.
  • Technology
Republican National Committee Washington, D.C.
  • Federal /State and Local Government
  • Think Tank/Strategy
Resources for the Future Washington, D.C.
  • Environment
  • Research
  • Think Tank/Strategy
Sanctuary for Families New York City, NY
  • Advocacy/Policy
  • Education
Sierra Club Washington, D.C.
  • Advocacy/Policy
  • Environment
Social Finance Boston, MA / Cambridge, MA
  • Economics/Business
SocialSphere Boston, MA / Cambridge, MA
  • Technology
State Senator Eric Lesser (D-MA) Boston, MA / Cambridge, MA
  • Elected Officials
  • Federal /State and Local Government
Sunlight Foundation Washington, D.C.
  • Advocacy/Policy
  • Research
  • Technology
TIME Magazine Washington, D.C.
  • Communications/Press
Tobin Project Boston, MA / Cambridge, MA
  • Research
  • Think Tank/Strategy
Treatment Action Group (Co-Sponsored with the Harvard Global Health Institute) New York City, NY
  • Advocacy/Policy
  • Public Health
TurboVote New York City, NY
  • Advocacy/Policy
  • Technology
United States Conference of Mayors Washington, D.C.
  • Advocacy/Policy
  • Elected Officials
  • Federal /State and Local Government
United States Department of Commerce - SelectUSA Washington, D.C.
  • Economics/Business
  • Federal /State and Local Government
United States Department of Defense Washington, D.C.
  • Federal /State and Local Government
United States Department of Education - Office of the Secretary Washington, D.C.
  • Education
  • Federal /State and Local Government
United States Department of Energy - Office of Public Affairs Washington, D.C.
  • Environment
  • Federal /State and Local Government
United States Department of Health and Human Services - Intergovernmental and External Affairs (Co-sponsored with the Harvard Global Health Institute) Washington, D.C.
  • Federal /State and Local Government
  • Public Health
United States Department of Homeland Security - Office of the White House Liaison Washington, D.C.
  • Federal /State and Local Government
United States Department of the Interior Washington, D.C.
  • Federal /State and Local Government
  • Research
United States Digital Service - Department of Homeland Security Washington, D.C.
  • Federal /State and Local Government
  • Technology
United States Senator Jeanne Shaheen Washington, D.C.
  • Elected Officials
  • Federal /State and Local Government
United States Small Business Administration Washington, D.C.
  • Economics/Business
  • Federal /State and Local Government
  • Research
Victory Institute Washington, D.C.
  • Advocacy/Policy
  • Research
Vietnam Program at HKS, the Fulbright School Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
  • Economics/Business
  • International
Vox Washington, D.C.
  • Communications/Press
  • Research
West Wing Writers Washington, D.C.
  • Communications/Press
  • Research
Winston Group Washington, D.C.
  • Advocacy/Policy
  • Research
  • Think Tank/Strategy
World Health Organization (Co-Sponsored with the Harvard Global Health Institute) Geneva, Switzerland
  • International
  • Public Health