Program Details

Program Overview

  • Partiicpating students will commit three weeks over January term to public service
  • Students will apply their ideas and energy to a meaningful service project while receiving ongoing support from Harvard's faculty and public service staff
  • Our faculty and staff will orient you to the wide-range of public service resources available to you during your time at Harvard

Program Design

  • For January 2021, projects must be remotely-based
  • Winter service should be community-based and solution-focused
  • Identify a community organization or public office to work with
  • Define a project or role that has high impact and clear outcomes
  • Partner with a community leader to guide the internship
  • Commit to working with service site for three weeks (January 4-22)
  • Participate in an online community with other Harvard College Winternship participants beginning January 4th
  • Read and reflect on what your purpose is and celebrate your service community
  • Use this experience to continue your exploration of the public interest sector
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