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Department /Agency Name & Link
Internship Opportunity
Contact (Address, Phone, Email)
Agriculture, Department of Central Management Services
500 Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706.
Phone: (217) 524-1321
TDD: (217) 524-1383
Argonne National Laboratory Tribal Internship Program
Communications, Education and Public Affairs Division
Argonne National Laboratory
9700 South Cass Avenue
Argonne, IL 60439-4845
Chicago Botanic Garden Chicago Botanic Garden
1000 Lake Cook Road,
Glencoe, IL 60022
(847) 835-5440
City of Chicago Human Resources
121 N LaSalle St
Room 100
Chicago, IL 60602
Phone: 312.744.4966
TTY: 312.744.5035
Fax: 312.744.2563
Corrections, Department of Illinois Department of Corrections
1301 Concordia Court
P.O. Box 19277
Springfield, IL 62794-9277
Environmental Protection Agency Illinois EPA - Office of Pollution Prevention
(217) 557-8671
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago,
230 South LaSalle Street,
Chicago, Illinois 60604-1413, USA.
Tel. (312) 322-5322
Fermi Lab call 1-630-840-4203
Governor Pat Quinn Office of the Governor
207 State House
Springfield, IL 62706
Phone: 217-782-0244
TTY: 888-261-3336
Illinois Interagency Committee on Employees with Disabilities c/o Illinois Department of Human Rights
222 S. College, Room 101A
Springfield, IL 62704
(217) 785-5119 (Voice)
(217) 785-5125 (TTY)
(217) 785-5106 (Fax)
e-mail address:
Institute for Legal, Legislative and Policy Study Legislative Internships and Advocacy Programs
Institute for Legal, Legislative, and Policy Studies
University of Illinois at Springfield
One University Plaza, MS PAC 451
Springfield, Illinois 62703-5407
Phone: 217.206.6579
Fax: 217.206.7397
Illinois General Assembly - Legislative Research Uunit Legislative Research Unit 222 South College, Suite 301 Springfield, Illinois 62704-1894 Phone: (217) 782-6851 Fax: (217) 785-7572
Labor, Department of 160 N. LaSalle Street
Suite C-1300
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: 312-793-2800
Fax: 312-793-5257
Legislative Staff Services Director, Legislative Internships and Advocacy Programs
Institute for Legal, Legislative and Policy Studies
1 University Plaza, MS PAC 451
Springfield, IL 62703-5407
(217) 206-6579
FAX (217) 206-7397
Natural Resources, Department of IDNR Office of Law Enforcement,
One Natural Resources Way,
Springfield, IL 62702-1271,
phone 217/785-8407,
Office of The State Appellate Defende Intern Coordinator
Office of the State Appellate Defender
203 North LaSalle Street, 24th Floor
Chicago Illinois, 60601
State Police Illinois State Police Recruitment Unit
Illinois State Police Academy
3700 East Lake Shore Drive
Springfield, Illinois 62712-8639
Tel: (217) 785-4370 or
(866) IL-TROOPER (in Illinois)
Transportation, Department of Illinois Department of Transportation
2300 S. Dirksen Parkway
Springfield, IL 62764
Or Call: (217)782-7820
US Senator - Mark Kirk 230 South Dearborn
Suite 3900
Chicago, IL 60604
Phone: 312-886-3506
Fax: 312-886-2117
U.S. Senator Richard Durbin 230 S Dearborn St. Suite 3892
Chicago, IL 60604
(312) 353-4952 - phone
(312) 353-0150 - fax
Central Management Services, Department of Central Management Services
William G. Stratton Building
401 S. Spring St, Room 500
Springfield, IL 62706
Personnel/Examining: (217) 782-7100
(217) 785-3979 (TTY)
E-mail: Work4Illinois@Illinois.Gov
Children and Family Services, Department of Office of Employee Services
406 E. Monroe, Sta. 373
Springfield, IL 62701
Phone:(217) 785-2586
Commerce and Community Affairs, Department of Office of Workforce Development
620 E. Adams, 5th Floor
Springfield, IL 62701
Phone: 217/785-6006, TDD: 217/785-6055
Employment Security, Department of
Financial and Professional Regulation, Department of Financial Institutions
320 W. Washington
Springfield, IL 62786
Phone: (217) 782-2831
Toll Free: 1-888-298-8089
TDD: (217) 785-3022, Fax: (217) 785-6157
Human Rights, Department of Department of Human Rights
James R. Thompson Center
100 West Randolph Street, Suite 10-100
Chicago, Illinois 60601
(312) 814-6200, (217) 785-5125 (TTY)
Human Services, Department of 100 South Grand Avenue East
Springfield, Illinois 62762
(217) 557-1601
(217) 557-2134 TTY
Lottery, Department of Lottery Central
101 West Jefferson Street
Springfield, IL 62702
(800) 252-1775, (217) 557-6493
TDD: (217) 524-5250
Nuclear Safety, Department of
Healthcare and Family Services, Department of 201 South Grand Avenue East
Springfield, IL 62763-0001
Phone: 217-782-1200
TTY: 1-800-526-5812
Public Health, Department of Contact Department's Office of Human Resources at 217-785-2031
Revenue, Department of Illinois Department of Revenue
PO Box 1040
Galesburg, IL 61402-1040
Transportation, Department of
Veterans' Affairs, Department of Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs
833 South Spring Street
P.O. Box 19432
Springfield, IL 62794-9432
Phone: 217-782-6641
Fax: 217-524-0344
Aging, Department of 421 East Capitol Avenue, #100
Springfield, IL 62701-1789
FAX: 217-785-4477
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