Institute Ambassadors

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Paul Simon Public Policy Institute lobby with photo of Paul Simon

Who are the PSPPI Ambassadors?

A registered student organization that operates through the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute.

The Ambassador group was formed to “formally engage a group of students on the Carbondale campus with a broad range of interests,” especially those “who have an interest in learning more about public policy, government, politics, and civic participation.” Any majors are welcome to join!

What do PSPPI Ambassadors do?

  • Assist at institute events
  • Promote the institute on campus
  • Student luncheons with guest speakers
  • Network and strengthen professional profiles
  • Help with research and outreach projects

Membership incentives include exclusive apparel, free food, resume experience, and scholarship opportunities.

Any questions?

Email questions to the staff advisor, Brittney Gant, at

Applications are accepted through Friday, September 8, 2023.

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