Changing Hearts, Minds, Laws

We're Currently Hiring

Do you believe that the world is a better place when free societies and free markets allow all citizens to flourish and prosper? Are you results driven? Do you value a focused and fun workplace? Then take a look at the job openings we have below.

Spring 2022 – Editorial Intern

The Illinois Policy Institute is seeking a team member to help create original content from the state’s strongest taxpayer advocate. Approximate start date January – February based on the needs of the intern and the Institute. Goal: The editorial intern supports the Illinois Policy Institute communications team in its mission to advance freedom and prosperity...

Spring 2022 – Communications Intern

The Illinois Policy Institute is seeking a team member to help promote original research from the state’s strongest taxpayer advocate. Approximate start date January – February based on the needs of the intern and the Institute. Goal: The communications intern supports the Illinois Policy Institute media team in its mission to foster and maintain a...

External Relations Officer for Planned Giving

Overview Founded in 2002, the Illinois Policy Institute is the leading voice championing personal freedom and prosperity in Illinois. The Institute has a proven track record of using a marketing-centric approach to advance policy solutions that unleash Illinois’ talent and entrepreneurial ability. Every day, we work to transform liberty principles into marketable policies that become...

Research Assistant

The Illinois Policy Institute’s research department is seeking young researchers interested in fiscal policy,  education policy, and the relationship between crime and labor market outcomes. For 12 weeks, you’ll work in our Chicago office alongside our economists, data scientists as a member of our team. You’ll have the opportunity to: Conduct literature reviews Data processing –...

Director of Education Policy

The Illinois Policy Institute is seeking a director of education policy to conduct education research and promote policies that expand educational options, advance excellence in student achievement, and increase accountability and transparency in Illinois’ education system. We are looking for someone who has the ideas and entrepreneurial vision to identify Illinois’ biggest problems in education...

Director of Donor Relations

Director of Donor Relations Chicago, IL or virtual office Overview Founded in 2002, the Illinois Policy Institute has rapidly expanded to become the leading voice working to advance personal freedom and prosperity in Illinois. We have a proven track record of using a marketing-centric approach to advance policy solutions that unleash Illinois’ talent and entrepreneurial...

Marketing Intern

The Illinois Policy Institute’s award-winning marketing team is seeking young talent to champion Illinois’ comeback story. For 8-12 weeks, you’ll work in our Chicago office alongside our writers, editors, designers, community managers and animators as a member of our team. This position will begin this summer in June 2021. You’ll have the opportunity to: Write articles...

Marketing Intern

The Illinois Policy Institute’s award-winning marketing team is seeking young talent to champion Illinois’ comeback story. For 8-12 weeks, you’ll work in our Chicago office alongside our writers, editors, designers, community managers and animators as a member of our team. You’ll have the opportunity to: Write articles related to Illinois’ jobs climate, taxation, criminal justice...

What we do

We Work Hard and try to make the world a better place.

It's an honor to do the work that we do every day. In 2013, we touched more decision-makers with the economic freedom message than ever before. We've highlighted the stories of real people working to make Illinois great again. But we don't always take ourselves so seriously. We do have some fun around the office, hang out after work, eat cupcakes and make amazing friends along the way.

Meet The Team