At the Maryland Public Policy Institute, student interns have the opportunity to work directly with scholars and analysts on important policy issues that influence Maryland’s future.

Interns contribute to economic and policy research, communications, media outreach, administrative support, and the organization’s other daily operations.

The Maryland Public Policy Institute’s internship program operates year-round with flexible hours. Internships are available in the fall, spring, and summer to experienced undergraduate students, graduate students, and recent graduates. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required.

Students interested in applying for the Maryland Public Policy Institute’s internship program should demonstrate academic excellence, outstanding verbal and written communication skills, and a commitment to free-market public policy. To apply, please submit your:

  • Résumé with up-to-date contact information (name, address, telephone number, email), GPA, and expected degree and graduation date.
  • Transcript.
  • Cover letter telling us why you'd make a great intern and which semester you'd like to intern with us.
  • Brief writing sample that is no more than five pages in length. The writing sample can be in the form of a blog post, short paper, or excerpt from a longer paper.
  • Application materials should be emailed to

Please consider your application received once it has been submitted, and we will contact you directly if you are selected for an interview.