The LIHC Fall applications can be found here and are due Wednesday, September 20th at 11:59 p.m. Please also send your resume to in the format specified on the application page.

We are very pleased that you are interested in joining the Leadership Institute at Harvard College (LIHC). LIHC is a student organization devoted to fostering the awareness, skills, and values of leadership among Harvard undergraduates. By providing skill-building programs and channels for collaboration between student leaders, LIHC aims to inspire and empower students to fulfill their leadership potential at Harvard, in their communities, and in their world.  While being a part of the Leadership Institute requires great commitment and dedication, we believe that this work will be an incredibly rewarding and fulfilling experience for you.

The full application process for LIHC membership consists of:

  1. A written application
  2. An individual interview (selected applicants will be notified)
  3. A group interview by committee (selected applicants will be notified)

Committees Available

We have a number of diverse committees to choose from that we hope will fit your various interests. Please see our “Position Descriptions” tab for more specific information about individuals committees.

  • The Harvard Leadership Magazine (HLM)
  • Social Outreach (SO)
  • Strategic Development (SD)
  • Youth Lead the Change (YLC)
  • The Leadership Development Initiative (LDI)
  • LIHC Leads

Please address questions to, and feel free to reach out to all current LIHC members for more information.