Graduate Intern Programs
During 2016, the GPSI program is celebrating 42 years of public service (1974-2016). If you are a former GPSI intern, we would like to hear from you. Please please contact the director, Rance Carpenter, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- “Though many UIS programs and activities illustrate the “Leadership lived” reputation, the Illinois Legislative Staff Internship Program, fondly known as ILSIP, is an exceptionally productive example.” – from Chancellor Koch’s SJ-R Column
- Local College Students Hope Internships Lead to Full-Time Work
At the annual GPSI recognition breakfast held on April 15, 2015, Claudia Nash, Newborn Screening, Genetics and SIDS Section Manager at the Illinois Department of Public Health, received the the Sagarika Madala Memorial Award for Exemplary Leadership in recognition of her outstanding leadership as a GPSI supervisor and mentor. Claudia is pictured with Nitika Sharma, Claudia’s GPSI intern, who nominated her for the award.
Kaitlin Hollenbeck, a GPSI intern with the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, was honored as the recipient of the 2015 Brian T. Milbrandt Memorial Intern Award for Excellence. The award was presented at the GPSI annual recognition breakfast held on April 15, 2015. Kaitlin is shown on the right with Tara Lambert, her internship supervisor. Kaitlin’s degree will be in Environmental Science.