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 125 Director’s Internships throughout the United States and abroad.

IOP Director's Interns are responsible for completing 10 weeks of full-time, substantive work and will be fully funded by the IOP in the amount $5000 domestically (international stipends follow Harvard recommendations by location and range between $5000 and $7000). Additionally, the Priscilla Chan Summer Service Award will cover the summer earnings contribution for students on financial aid who are accepted into the Director's Internship program. More information about that award can be found here


Titlesort descending City Industry
Advancement Project Washington, D.C.
American Enterprise Institute Washington, D.C.
Amnesty International Washington, D.C.
Assemblyman Michael Blake - NY New York City, NY
Black Voters Matter Fund Atlanta, GA
Brady Campaign and Center to Prevent Gun Violence Washington, D.C.
Center for Civic Innovation Atlanta, GA
Children's Defense Fund Washington, D.C.
Cities of Service Various
Civic Nation Washington, D.C.
Creative Alliance
Democratic National Committee - Office of the Chair Washington, D.C.
El-Hibri Foundation Washington, D.C.
Gender Avenger Remote
GLAAD New York City, NY
Heritage Foundation Washington, D.C.
Human Campaign Los Angeles, CA
Indivisible Washington, D.C.
Integrity Initiatives International Boston, MA / Cambridge, MA
Lady Parts Justice League New York City, NY
Latino Victory Washington, D.C.
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law Washington, D.C.
NARAL Pro-Choice America (Co-sponsored with the Harvard Global Health Institute) Washington, D.C.
National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors (Co-sponsored with the Harvard Global Health Institute) Washington, D.C.
Partnership for Public Service Washington, D.C.
Peace Corps Washington, D.C.
Precision Strategies Washington, D.C.
Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia Washington, D.C.
Red Sox Foundation Boston, MA / Cambridge, MA
RISE Washington, D.C.
Robin Hood Foundation New York City, NY
Sanctuary for Families New York City, NY
Social Finance Boston, MA / Cambridge, MA
Tobin Project Boston, MA / Cambridge, MA
TurboVote New York City, NY