Research Assistant Program

The IOP Research Assistant program provides paid research positions to Harvard College undergraduates interested in collaborating with Harvard faculty. Research topics covered include: international affairs, human rights, polarization in American politics, campaign finance reform, leadership, international development and cyber law.

The deadline to apply for the Spring 2019 Program is Sunday, November 25th at 11:59 PM. To apply, you must submit a one page statement of interest and a one page resume. 

Selected research assistants will work throughout the Spring semester for 5-10 hours a week and will be paid an hourly rate of $12. 

For questions about the Research Assistant Program, please email


Returning Harvard College Undergraduates
Early 2019