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Photo of Shi Lynn Coleman

Shi Lynn Coleman, a GPSI intern with the Illinois Department of Children & Family Services, was honored as the recipient of the 2014 Brian T. Milbrandt Memorial Intern Award for Excellence. The award was presented at the GPSI annual recognition breakfast held on April 16, 2014. Shi Lynn is shown above with Kristine Herman, her supervisor. Shi Lynn''s degree will be in Public Administration.

Graduate Public Service Internship Program

The GPSI experience...education you can put to work!

If you are interested in simultaneously beginning a professional career while earning a master's degree from the University of Illinois Springfield, then you need to look no further than the Graduate Public Service Internship Program at the University of Illinois Springfield.

Located within the Center for State Policy and Leadership, GPSI is ranked as one of Illinois' premier governmental internship programs. For 40 years this program has provided top-flight graduate students with a high quality graduate education, real world experience, and lifelong connections.

Regardless of your academic background, you are eligible to apply. After completing program requirements, many interns continue working in state government, while others gain employment at other levels of government or pursue opportunities in the business sector.

If you are looking for an exciting, challenging graduate education, please consider the GPSI program and one of 20 master's degrees offered at the University of Illinois Springfield. Please CLICK HERE to download the current GPSI brouchure.