Summer 2022 IOP Interns: Please join the IOP for a conversation with White House National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan on Thursday, August 4. Prior to working in the Biden Administration, Sullivan worked as a policy advisor for Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign. He also worked in the Obama Administration as a top aide in the State Department.

This event will be capped at 30 students, and you must register for the event in two steps:

1) Complete the IOP registration form by 12 PM Eastern time on Saturday, July 30.

2) After you have been confirmed as an attendee, the IOP will email you a link to register with the White House. YOU MUST COMPLETE THIS BY 6 PM ON SATURDAY, JULY 30 

We will meet outside the White House at 2:30 PM on Thursday, August 4. There may be other meetings in addition to the meeting with Mr. Sullivan, so you must block out your entire afternoon from 2:30 PM until the end of day pending the scheduling of those meetings. 

You must test negative for COVID-19 within 24 hours of the meeting. Additionally, you must answer ‘NO’ to the following questions to be allowed to enter the White House complex on Thursday, August 4. To repeat, this attestation and negative COVID-19 testing are a condition of entry. 


COVID-19 Daily Attestation

If you answer ‘YES’ to any of the screening questions, you should not enter the White House Complex.

  1. Have you experienced any of the following symptoms in the past 48 hours? 

  • Fever or chills?
  • Cough?
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing? 
  • Fatigue? 
  • Muscle or body aches? 
  • Headache? 
  • New loss of taste or smell? 
  • Sore throat? 
  • Congestion or runny nose? 
  • Nausea or vomiting? 
  • Diarrhea?
  1. Within the past 14 days, have you been in close physical contact (six feet or closer for a cumulative total of 15 minutes) with: 

  • Anyone who is known to have laboratory-confirmed COVID-19? or 
  • Anyone who has any symptoms consistent with COVID-19 listed above? 
  1. Are you isolating or quarantining because you may have been exposed to a person with COVID-19 or are worried that you may be sick with COVID-19? 


If you have any questions, please contact IOP summer programming intern Aidan Shannon.


*You are receiving this invitation because (1) you are a recipient of full or partial IOP summer internship funding and our records indicate that you will be in D.C. for all or part of the summer, or (2) you are a Public Policy Leaders Program student who is invited to our IOP summer programming, or (3) you are an IOP-affiliated student who has been invited to participate in our summer programming, but are not receiving an IOP stipend.