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. The State of Democracy: Hyper-connected & Misinformed

    Tuesday January 19 - 5:30pm

    The Harvard Political Union Presents:

    The State of Democracy: Hyper-connected & Misinformed

    Dipayan Ghosh, Ph.D.,
    Co-director, Digital Platforms & Democracy Project, Mossavar-Rahmani Center, Harvard Kennedy School; Technology Policy Advisor, The White House (2013-2016)

    Garrett Graff, Director, Cybersecurity and Technology Program, Aspen Institute; Contributor to WIRED, Longreads, and CNN

    Dr. Nicol Turner Lee, Senior Fellow in Governance Studies and Director of the Center for Technology Innovation, Brookings Institution; Co-Editor-In-Chief, TechTank

    Register in advance for this event by clicking here

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

    Friday January 22 - 4:00pm

    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 22 from 4:00 - 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.

     

  4. The State of Democracy: Equality and Civil Rights

    Friday January 22 - 4:00pm

     

    The Harvard Political Union Presents: The State of Democracy: Equality and Civil Rights

    Friday, January 22, 4pm

    Register in advance for this event by clicking here

    The Honorable Karen Freeman-Wilson ’82: President and CEO, Chicago Urban League; Mayor of Gary, Indiana
    (2012-2019); former Indiana Attorney General

    The Honorable Chokwe Antar Lumumba, Mayor of Jackson, Mississippi (2017- present); Managing Partner, Lumumba & Associates; community activist

    Jorge L. Vasquez, Jr., Director of the Power and Democracy Program with Advancement Project;
    Former Fellow (Fall 2020), Harvard Institute of Politics, Harvard Kennedy School

     

     

  5. The State of Democracy: Impressions from Across the Pond- A Conversation with Members of Parliament

    Wednesday January 27 - 1:00pm

    The Harvard Political Union Presents: Impressions from Across the Pond
    A Conversation with Members of Parliament

    Wednesday, January 27, 1pm

    Register for the event here.

    The Lord Fox (Liberal Democrat), Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    Stephen Hammond, MP (Conservative), former Transport, Local Government and Health Minister.

    Alan Mak, MP (Conservative), Vice Chairman of the Conservative Party and Co-Chairman of the Conservative Party Policy Board; Founder & Chairman, All-Party Parliamentary Group on the Fourth Industrial Revolution;

    The Rt. Hon. the Baroness Jay of Paddington (Labour politician, former Minister of State for Health)

  6. IOP Director's Internship Program: Panel Discussion with Former Interns

    Friday 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. Later on, current students who participated previously in the Director's Internship and Summer Stipend programs will share their insights and experiences. 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.