Want to run for office? Read this!

Hi! I'm Running for Office convenes graduate students from Harvard Kennedy School and undergraduates from Harvard College for 8 sessions focused on running for office and governing. It is a collaborative effort between the Center for Public Leadership and the Institute of Politics.

Led by Massachusetts State Senator and Harvard alumnus Eric Lesser ’07, HLS ’15, the program will examine the political DNA of this generation, study the unique obstacles young people face when they run for office, and closely analyze specific policy areas where emerging elected officials are making a difference. 

Application deadline is Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. 

Application results announced Friday, February 2, 2018.
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Attend an info session on Wednesday, January 24 | 3:00 p.m. Cason Room, Taubman Building, First Floor Refreshments served
Hear more about workshop topics and invited speakers from State Senator Eric Lesser.

Hi! I’m Running for Office is open to Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard Kennedy School/Harvard Law School joint degree and Harvard College students only.

Participation is by application only.

10 students from Harvard College and 10 students from Harvard Kennedy School will be selected to participate. One joint degree Harvard Kennedy School/Harvard Law School student will be selected to participate.

Sessions will take place on Wednesdays from 5:00-6:15 p.m. on the Harvard Kennedy School campus.