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.

External Relations Associate

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...

Economic Research Intern

The Illinois Policy Institute is seeking young researchers interested in fiscal policy, education policy, and the relationship between crime and labor market outcomes. For 8-12 weeks, you’ll work in our Chicago office with our economic policy experts and data scientists as a member of our team. You’ll have the opportunity to: Conduct research for articles...

Operations and Facilities Specialist

About the Role We are looking for an organized and detail-oriented professional to join our operations team. As Operations and Facilities Specialist, you will provide the our team with critical backend support that empowers everyone to do their best work. You are a people person who is comfortable with being a representative of the organization,...

Summer 2022 – Policy Research Intern

The Illinois Policy Institute is seeking a person to help us expose, analyze the policies holding Illinois back and to craft the solutions that will bring more liberty, opportunity and prosperity to Illinoisans across the state. For 8-12 weeks, you’ll work in our Chicago office with our policy experts as a member of our team....

Communications associate

The Illinois Policy Institute is seeking an energetic communications professional to help the state’s strongest taxpayer advocate share research and stories with legacy media outlets. The communications associate will be responsible for helping with all aspects of Communications team strategy and tactics for the Illinois Policy Institute. The position will craft pieces of content for...

Membership Manager

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...

Development Writer

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...

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...

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