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PSPPI Student Ambassadors

Deadline approaching! Applications are open for our Barb Brown and Latino Heritage internships. Apply by September 20!

The Institute is committed to providing professional development opportunities for students through internships, fellowships, student jobs, and the Institute Ambassador Registered Student Organization (RSO).

Opportunities may have different deadlines and requirements. If you have any questions regarding these student opportunities, contact


The Institute provides the opportunity for two fully funded fellowships for graduate students interested in a career in government, public policy, or public service. Learn more


Paid student worker positions with the Institute are posted on the SIU Student Employment website as they’re available. We employ students throughout the year to serve as clerical assistants in our office.


The Paul Simon Public Policy Institute Ambassador Registered Student Organization advances the Institute's work across the Southern Illinois University campus. Learn more about joining the ambassadors by contacting Assistant Director Shannon Schroeder at