The Institute of Politics at Harvard Kennedy School has a rich history as the first institution of its kind with a mission to inspire young people—especially undergraduates—to become leaders in the world of politics and public life. The IOP bridges the worlds of academia and practice in order to expose students to the
Bachelor's degree; 10 years at senior levels of electoral politics or other government positions at the federal, state, or local levels, or equivalent experience.
Interpersonal skills needed to represent the IOP publicly, to work successfully in an academic environment (particularly with undergraduate students), and to interact with a variety of prominent people active in public affairs; experience managing teams and organizations; excellent written and oral communication skills; and a demonstrated ability to think strategically and critically. Familiarity with the IOP, Harvard Kennedy School, and Harvard University is preferred.
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Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. The University, which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Harvard has more than 360,000 alumni around the world. T...he University has twelve degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, offering a truly global education. Established in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States.