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 application consists of 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
Note: The IOP RA Program will resume in the 2019-2020 academic year.