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
270 Strategies Chicago, IL
American Enterprise Institute Washington, D.C.
Brady Campaign and Center to Prevent Gun Violence (Co-sponsored with the Harvard Global Health Institute) Washington, D.C.
British Foreign and Commonwealth Office London, England
Center for American Progress Washington, D.C.
Echelon Insights Washington, D.C.
El-Hibri Foundation Washington, D.C.
Heritage Foundation Washington, D.C.
Igarapé Institute (Co-sponsored with the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies) Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
John F. Kennedy Library Foundation Boston, MA / Cambridge, MA
Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service Washington, D.C.
Partnership for Public Service Washington, D.C.
Pew Research Center Washington, D.C.
Republican National Committee Washington, D.C.
Sunlight Foundation Washington, D.C.
Tobin Project Boston, MA / Cambridge, MA
Trilogy Interactive San Francisco / Bay Area, CA
World Bank Washington, D.C.