Events at the IOP

  1. IOP Director's Internship Info Session: Apply Now

    Wednesday January 24 - 5:00pm

    Learn more about IOP's signature Director's Internship Program on Wednesday, January 24th at 5:00PM in L166. The Director's Internship Program offers over 100 fully funded positions in politics and public service throughout the US and internationally.

    Stop by for more information on applying to the program and to find out if the Director's Internship program is a great fit for your summer internship plans.

  2. Lessons from Iceland: A Nation Striving to Punch Above Its Weight in a Globalized World

    Friday January 26 - 4:00pm

    A public address by
    His Excellency
    Guðni Thorlacius Jóhannesson
    President of Iceland

    John P. Holdren (Moderator)
    Teresa and John Heinz Professor of Environmental Policy, HKS
    Co-Director, Science, Technology and Public Policy Program, HKS
    Faculty Co-Lead, HKS Arctic Initiative
    Chair, White House Arctic Executive Steering Committee, 2015-2017

    Enter the lottery HERE before Monday, January 22 at midnight.
    Selected participants will be notified via email on Tuesday, January 23, 2018.
    Selected participants must pick up their tickets at the Institute of Politics on January 24 & 25 between 9:00-5:00PM or
    The Science Center on January 24 & 25 between 11:00AM - 2:00PM. NO EXCEPTIONS!


  3. The Revolution in American Trade Policy

    Tuesday January 30 - 6:00pm

    Michael B. Froman
    United States Trade Representative (2013-2017)
    Klein Fellowship in Economic Diplomacy, Harvard Kennedy School of Government
    Distinguished Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
    Nicholas Burns
    Roy and Barbara Goodman Family Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Relations, HKS
    Faculty Director, Future of Diplomacy Project; Faculty Chair, Middle East Initiative, HKS
    Lawrence H. Summers
    Charles W. Eliot University Professor of Harvard University
    Co-Director, Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, Harvard Kennedy School

  4. A Public Address by Senator Dick Durbin

    Thursday February 1 - 6:00pm

    Introductory Remarks by
    Drew Gilpin Faust
    President of Harvard University

    A public address by
    Dick Durbin
    United States Senator, Illinois
    Bill Delahunt (Moderator)
    Acting Director, Institute of Politics
    Former United States Representative, Massachusetts




  5. IOP Director's Internship Info Session: Last Minute Questions

    Friday February 2 - 3:00pm

    Stop by L166 on February 2nd from 3-4pm with any last minute questions for applying to our Director's Internship program.

    The IOP's Director's Internship Program offers over 100 fully funded positions to Harvard college undergraduates. The deadline to apply is February 4th, 2018. If you are looking to dedicate your summer to politics and public service through the Director's Internship program, please don't hesitate to join us with questions.

  6. Fixing Politics in an Era of Partisanship and Distrust: IOP Fellows Unplugged

    Friday February 2 - 5:00pm

    A conversation with IOP Spring 2018 Resident Fellows
    Adam Conner
    Former Government and Public Sector Lead, Slack Technologies
    Ed Gillespie
    Virginia Gubernatorial Candidate (2017)
    Chairman, Republican National Committee (2003-2005)
    Fred P. Hochberg
    Chairman and President of the Export-Import Bank of the United States (2009-2017)
    Betsy Hodges
    Mayor of Minneapolis (2014 – 2018)
    Scott Jennings
    Founding Partner, RunSwitch Public Relations
    Political Commentator, CNN
    Symone D. Sanders
    Strategist, Priorities USA
    National Press Secretary, Bernie Sanders 2016
    Dan Balz (moderator)
    Chief Correspondent, The Washington Post
    Fall 2017 Resident Fellow, Institute of Politics