Events at the IOP

  1. IOP Director's Internship Program: Info Session & Panel Discussion

    Friday January 15 - 3:30pm

    Join the Internships & Career Services (ICS) team to learn more about the IOP Director's Internship program. The session will begin with an overview of application requirements, program eligibility, and program parameters. The ICS team, former Director’s Interns, and representatives from several Director’s Internship host organizations will be available to answer any questions you have. We encourage you to drop by for a few minutes or stay for the entire session!

    DATE: Friday, January 15 from 3:30 - 5:00pm ET

    RSVP by 12:00pm ET on the day of the event.

    AUDIENCE: This conversation is open to individuals with a Harvard College email address.

    ZOOM: An e-mail confirmation with Zoom participant information will be sent to your email on the day of the event.

     

  2. IOP Summer 2021 Internships: Info Session & Office Hours

    Wednesday December 9 - 4:00pm

    Join the IOP Internships & Career Services team on Wednesday, December 9 at 4:00pm ET to learn more about IOP summer 2021 internships including the Director's Internship and Summer Stipend programs. Come with questions you have about planning for summer, finding summer internship opportunities in politics and public service, and preparing application materials.

    • RSVP by 12:00pm ET on Wednesday, 12/9
    • AUDIENCE: This conversation is open to individuals with a Harvard College email address.
    • ZOOM: An e-mail confirmation with Zoom participant information will be sent to your email on the day of the event.

    Director’s Internship Program: The Director’s Internship program application will open in early January. Applications must be received by Sunday, February 7 at 11:59pm ET and you can learn more here. A list of Director’s Internship host organizations will be available when the application opens in early January. A list of past Director’s Internship host organizations can be found here​.

    Summer Stipend Program: The IOP Summer Stipend program application will open midway through the spring semester, and close approximately 4 weeks after opening. You can find more information about the Summer Stipend program here.

  3. Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month: Alumni Career Panel

    Tuesday September 22 - 7:00pm

    Join us on Tuesday, September 22 at 7:00pm ET for a career panel featuring recent graduates of Harvard College as part of the Institute of Politics’ celebration of Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month. This conversation will feature: 

    • Laura Aguilar ‘15 | Oversight Advisor and Legislative Aide, Senator Elizabeth Warren
    • Karla Alvarado ‘19 | Hispanic Press Associate, Florida Democratic Party
    • Hilda Jordan ‘19 | Legal Assistant, Gupta Wessler PLLC 
    • Valentina Perez ‘15 | Senior Account Executive, GMMB
    • Jesse Sanchez ‘14 | Founder, #MenofColorSmile; Partner, Sacred Healing Collective

    This conversation is open to undergraduates at Harvard College. RSVP to participate.

     

  4. Fall 2020 Stipend Program | Info Session #2

    Thursday August 27 - 12:00pm

    Join the IOP Internships & Career Services team on Thursday, August 27 at 12:00 pm ET to learn more about the IOP Fall 2020 Stipend Program. We will answer your questions about applying to the program and finding internship opportunities in politics and public service.

    This conversation is open to undergraduates at Harvard College.

    • EVENT DATE: Thursday, August 27 at 12:00 pm ET
    • RSVP by 9:00 am ET on Thursday, August 27
    • ZOOM INFORMATION: An e-mail confirmation with Zoom participant information will be sent to your email on the day of the event. 

    More Information | Program Application | FAQs | Internship Search Resources |

  5. Fall 2020 Stipend Program | Office Hours

    Thursday August 20 - 9:00am

    Join the IOP Internships & Career Services team on Thursday, August 20 from 9:00 - 11:00 am ET to learn more about the IOP Fall 2020 Stipend Program. We will answer your questions about applying to the program and finding internship opportunities in politics and public service.

    This conversation is open to undergraduates at Harvard College.

    • EVENT DATE: Thursday, August 20 from 9:00 - 11:00 am ET
    • RSVP by 7:00 am ET on Thursday, August 20
    • ZOOM INFORMATION: An e-mail confirmation with Zoom participant information will be sent to your email on the day of the event. 

    More Information | Program Application | FAQs | Internship Search Resources |

  6. Fall 2020 Stipend Program | Info Session #1

    Tuesday August 18 - 6:00pm

    Join the IOP Internships & Career Services team on Tuesday, August 18 at 6:00 pm ET to learn more about the IOP Fall 2020 Stipend Program. We will answer your questions about applying to the program and finding internship opportunities in politics and public service.  

    This conversation is open to undergraduates at Harvard College.

    • EVENT DATE: Tuesday, August 18 at 6:00 pm ET
    • RSVP by 12:00 pm ET on Tuesday, August 18
    • ZOOM INFORMATION: An e-mail confirmation with Zoom participant information will be sent to your email on the day of the event. 

    More Information | Program Application | FAQs | Internship Search Resources |

  7. IOP Summer Stipend Info Session

    Wednesday April 22 - 5:00pm

    Join the IOP Internships & Career Services team on Wednesday, April 22 at 5:00 PM EST via Zoom to learn more about the IOP Summer Stipend Program and answer any questions you may have about finding remote summer internship opportunities in politics and public service and completing the IOP Summer Stipend application. 

    This conversation is open to undergraduates at Harvard College.

    Please RSVP by 12:00 PM EST on Wednesday, 4/22 and an e-mail confirmation with Zoom participant information will be sent to your email on the day of the event. 

    More information about the IOP Summer Stipend Program: 

  8. Director's Internship Round 2: Office Hours

    Friday February 21 - 2:00pm

    The first round of the Director's Internship application closed on Sunday, February 2 at 11:59 PM EST. These applications are being processed. We are accepting applications to a smaller subset of organizations from Friday, February 14 through Monday, February 24

    Students may only submit 1 application to Round 2 of the 2020 Director's Internship Program. Students who applied to the 2020 Director's Internship Program prior to Sunday, Feburary 5, 2020 (Round 1) are still eligible to submit one additional application. 

    Eligibility: All Harvard College undergraduates who are returning to campus in Fall 2020 may apply. Former Director's Interns are not eligible to apply.

    Office Hours: Friday, February 21 from 2-3 PM at the Institute of Politics (L-166)

    Application Deadline: Monday, February 24 at 11:59 PM EST

  9. Career Panel

    Tuesday February 18 - 7:00pm

    Location: Starr Auditorium, Harvard Kennedy School

    Learn about careers in politics and public service from an accomplished panel of young professionals, recent graduates from Harvard College, and current graduate students: 

    • William Greenlaw (College '17) is a first-year law student at Harvard Law School. 
    • Makeda Daniel (College '19) is a Support Services Advisor at The Steppingstone Foundation
    • Emma Ogiemwanye (GSD '20) is a Master's Candidate in Urban Planning & Design at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. 
    • Osaremen Okolo (College '17) is the Senior Health Policy Advisor for the Office of Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL-09)

    Co-Sponsored by IOP Internships & Career Services, Black Pre-Med Society, Harvard Society for Black Scientists and Engineers, Black Pre-Law Association 

  10. Director's Internship Program: Office Hours for Last Minute Questions

    Friday January 31 - 2:00pm

    The application deadline for the Director's Internship Program is fast approaching! Drop by and ask any last minute questions you have about the program application. For any urgent questions, be sure to read these Frequently Asked Questions or e-mail IOP_ICS@hks.harvard.edu.

    Location: IOP (L-166)

  11. IOP Director's Internship Program: Info Session & Office Hours

    Wednesday January 29 - 1:00pm

    Join the Internships & Career Services (ICS) team to learn more about the IOP Director's Internship program. The session will begin with an overview of application requirements, program eligibility, and program parameters. The ICS team will be available afterwards to answer any questions you have about the program, preparing application materials, and finding internships in politics and public service. We encourage you to drop by for a few minutes or stay for the entire session!

    • DATE: Friday, January 29 from 1:00 - 3:00pm ET
    • RSVP by 12:00pm ET on the day of the event.
    • AUDIENCE: This conversation is open to individuals with a Harvard College email address.
    • ZOOM: An e-mail confirmation with Zoom participant information will be sent to your email on the day of the event.

    Director's Internship Program

    Summer Stipend Program

  12. Bringing Your Full Self to Work with The Partnership Inc.

    Friday November 15 - 12:00pm

    RSVP: https://forms.gle/fwYe4edvzuP2YTfh9

    Join Pratt Wiley (President & CEO) and Jackie Dinneen (Assistant VP of Marketing & Development) from the Partnership Inc. for a conversation on bringing your full self to work! The Partnership Inc. works with organizations in all sectors to build racially and ethically diverse leadership pipelines.

    This event is co-sponsored by the Internships and Career Services program, Politics of Race and Ethnicity, and the Political Engagement Coalition.

    Location: Institute of Politics (L-166)

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