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.

Operations and Office Associate

Operations and Office Associate Illinois Policy Institute | Illinois Policy Responsibilities Manage various office management duties including, but not limited to, answering phone calls, greeting visitors, managing deliveries, sorting mail, and handling facilities issues Regularly restock office supplies for Chicago and Springfield offices, kitchens, and conference rooms Place equipment and supply orders requested by department...

Executive Assistant

Illinois Policy Institute is looking for an individual to fill the role of Executive Assistant.  This is a full-time in office position offering a competitive salary and benefits package.  Responsibilities Conserve executive’s time by reading, researching, and routing correspondence; drafting letters and documents; collecting and analyzing information; and initiating telecommunications. Organize and schedule meetings and...

Policy Research Intern

The Illinois Policy Institute is seeking a person to help us 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. This...

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.This position will begin this summer in...

Foundations Intern

The Illinois Policy Institute seeks a 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. This position will begin this summer in June 2021. Responsibilities will include the following:...

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...

Editorial Intern

The Illinois Policy Institute is seeking a team member to help create original content from the state’s strongest taxpayer advocate. Goal: The editorial intern supports the Illinois Policy Institute communications team in its mission to advance freedom and prosperity in Illinois through storytelling and content creation that illustrates the Institute’s values. Job duties will include:...

Media Relations Intern

The Illinois Policy Institute is seeking a team member to help promote original research from the state’s strongest taxpayer advocate. Goal: The media relations intern supports the Illinois Policy Institute media team in its mission to foster and maintain a positive brand image with media stakeholders. Job duties will include: Writing press releases on new...

Chief Economist

Illinois Policy Institute seeks a Chief Economist in Chicago, IL. Responsible for building and maintaining economic models to produce policy original research to advance policy and legislative goals.  Required: PhD in Economics; in-depth knowledge of public policy; expertise in building macroeconomics models for analysis; experience using MATLAB, C++, and STATA; ability to present/defend economic models...

Writer/Editor

The Illinois Policy Institute is seeking a dynamic writer and editor to help the state’s strongest taxpayer advocate connect people to policy by using written and video work to explain policy solutions to challenges facing Illinoisans throughout the state. The writer will be a prolific article producer for our website, helping educate and engage Illinoisans...

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