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PSPPI Students

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 paulsimoninstitute@siu.edu.

CELIA M. HOWARD FELLOWSHIP 

The Institute provides funding for a fellowship to benefit a graduate student interested in a career in government, public policy, and public service. Learn more

STUDENT EMPLOYMENT

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.

INSTITUTE AMBASSADOR 

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 shannon.schroeder@siu.edu.