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 will take place in November 2023. Click here for additional details. 

IOP Policy and Elsie Civic Engagement Internship

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

  • Intern positions are available in the Fall of 2023.  Please click here to learn more.  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 by April 12.

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Ambassadors for Civic Engagement

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

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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 by April 12.

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Legislator for a Day

Join us in early 2024 for an opportunity to gain insight into the legislative process and experience a day in the life of a state representative or state senator while in session at the Capitol.

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