Never a Spectator Civic Engagement Forum

Never a Spectator Civic Engagement Forum is a unique opportunity for Pitt students to network with some of the region's most prominent leaders.

  • This event has been moved to the Fall of 2022.  Stay tuned for additional details. 

IOP Policy and Elsie Civic Engagement Internship

Interested in working with the IOP or the Elsie Hillman Civic Forum? 

  • We expect intern positions to be available in the Fall of 2022.  Please keep an eye out for job postings in Talent Center and check back to this site for announcements.  You can always contact the IOP at for more information.  

Elsie Hillman Honors Scholars Program

This program connects entrepreneurial students with regional community partners to develop projects that address community needs and help agencies increase their capacity to do more good. Apply to this program »

  • Application Due Date: June 2022

Institute of Politics Internship and Seminar

In partnership with the Political Science Department and the College of General Studies, the Institute of Politics Internship and Seminar program offers a 4-credit, letter-graded experience that connects students with an office of an elected official.  Apply to this program »

  • Fall Term Application Due Date: March 31, 2022

Legislator for a Day

The 2022 Legislator for a Day is temporarily on hold until Covid restrictions are fully lifted.

Ambassadors for Civic Engagement

This program connects a team of three graduate students with one community partner to assist the organization with developing and implementing a large project or program. Apply to this program »

  • Applications for Fall of 2022 will be released soon.