Student Blog

The Internship Experience & Lessons Learned in DC

Jacopo Demarinis interned with think tank the Millennium Project in Spring 2022. He wants to pursue a career in peacebuilding and conflict resolution. I’ve always known that I wanted to participate in Illinois in Washington. It is an amazing opportunity to apply your skills and knowledge to a real world context and strengthen your professional […]

The Challenge and Reward of Interning at a Top Lobbying Firm

Kimberly Stinson interned with lobbying firm Invariant in Spring 2022. After graduation, she plans to pursue a career in government relations. I am interning this spring semester at Invariant, a government relations firm in Washington, D.C. Invariant is ranked in the top ten lobbying firms in the nation, being the top firm led by a […]