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.
Americans for the Arts Washington, D.C.
Amnesty International Washington, D.C.
Assemblyman Michael Blake - NY New York City, NY
Black Voters Matter Fund (Co-sponsored with the Center for Public Interest Careers) Atlanta, GA
Brady Campaign and Center to Prevent Gun Violence (Co-sponsored with the Harvard Global Health Institute) Washington, D.C.
Center for American Progress Washington, D.C.
Center for Civic Innovation (Co-sponsored with the Center for Public Interest Careers) Atlanta, GA
Children's Defense Fund Washington, D.C.
Civic Nation Washington, D.C.
Democratic National Committee - Office of the Chair Washington, D.C.
El-Hibri Foundation Washington, D.C.
Forward Florida ACTION Miami, FL
Gender Avenger Remote
GLAAD New York City, NY
Heritage Foundation Washington, D.C.
Indivisible Washington, D.C.
Integrity Initiatives International Boston, MA / Cambridge, MA
Latino Victory Washington, D.C.
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law Washington, D.C.
Lead for America Chapel Hill, NC
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.
New Frontier Award Boston, MA / Cambridge, MA
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
Talloires Network Boston, MA / Cambridge, MA
Targeted Victory Washington, D.C.
Time's Up Washington, D.C.
Tobin Project Boston, MA / Cambridge, MA
TurboVote New York City, NY
When We All Vote Washington, D.C.