At the risk of sound horribly self-serving, Tim is right. The Show-Me Institute intern is no ordinary intern. Though I did spend some time chained to the copier/fax machine, it was not time spent in vain. Not only did I get credit hours and valuable experience in the realm of state government and public policy, I also gained first hand exposure to an underreported political philosophy of which I had no previous knowledge, but is nonetheless gaining in popularity and relevance in today's increasingly polarized and, well, silly political climate.
Seriously, these guys do great work, are really nice people, and are spearheading a movement with great promise for affecting positive change. Whether you're a naive young grad student like myself, looking to change the world for the better, or a grizzled cynical veteran of the politics game simply looking for a breath of fresh political air, you'd be a fool to pass up this opportunity. Anyone with specific questions requiring a more candid answer should feel free to contact me here anytime.