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.

Foundations intern

The Illinois Policy Institute seeks a spring 2019 foundations intern to join its external relations team. Our team is responsible for the financial health and growth of the organization. This team member will have the opportunity to meaningfully contribute to our ambitious fundraising goals. Responsibilities will include the following: Identify and research prospective foundation supporters...

External Relations Intern

The Illinois Policy Institute is seeking a person to help us restore Illinois’ place in the nation as a beacon of prosperity that shines across the Midwest. During your internship with the external relations team, you’ll work in our Chicago office and become familiar with all aspects of fundraising. You’ll have the opportunity to: Research...


The Illinois Policy Institute is seeking an editor to join our marketing team. The editor’s role is to ensure expedient delivery of high-quality content and policy products. This is done by ensuring the content speaks in the language the audience consumes, conforms to AP Style and is 100 percent accurate. The editor will work closely...

Economics Intern

The Intern would assist in data collection and entry-level data analysis. You will work closely with our Research Associates on a variety of problems. You will assist various people throughout the organization gain access to various datasets, analyzing, and visualizing them. Knowledge and Experience A Bachelors level education with a focus on economics, econometrics, statistics...

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