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Student Programs

Student Internships

Internships are available year-round in our Acquisitions, Development, Marketing & Communications, Multimedia, Production, Research, and Social Media departments for current and recent college students.

Summer Seminars

For over 20 years, Independent has offered its weeklong Challenge of Liberty Summer Seminars for high school and college students. Each seminar is a rigorous study in economics, history, law and philosophy. We are planning a new series for 2018.

Essay Contest Archive

Complete archive of winners of our essay competitions held from 1974–2010.



  • Catalyst
  • MyGovCost.org
  • FDAReview.org
  • OnPower.org
  • elindependent.org