Former Staff Quotes
"Working at IHS was fantastic. I received a wonderful mix of challenging responsibilities, personal intellectual growth, and professional development. It was wonderful working with a group of like-minded individuals who wanted to make a difference in a field in which we held common beliefs.
The benefit of working for IHS, instead of joining a larger corporation, is that you get a lot of responsibility across a variety of different areas. You have the opportunity to grow quickly and try new things—which might not be afforded to you in a larger organization. Intellectually, the mix of project management/marketing responsibilities within an academic atmosphere created an opportunity for me to continue my development. Plus, I made many great friends at IHS. We enjoyed working together and then hanging out afterwards. It was definitely a fantastic period of my life—and I am very glad I pursued it as an opportunity versus other paths I may have taken."
"Working at IHS was a pleasure because the people were dedicated not only to their jobs but to exploring the intellectual foundations of their own systems of belief. Everyday you encounter smart, motivated people who are excited about the ideas they promote.
I found my current job, at McKinsey, by looking to the alumni rolls. IHS alums are scattered throughout the public and private sectors. IHS provides not only the opportunity to explore the way you think in the context of an electric intellectual environment; it provides a platform to launch a career—in business, policy, or academia. My experience at IHS brought me lifelong friendships and the kind of intellectual stimulation that energized me about my own systems of belief."
"I have very fond memories of working at IHS, where I made several life-long friends and got to rub shoulders with some of my intellectual heroes. On top of that, working at ‘the freedom factory' (as we affectionately called IHS) left me with a warm and fuzzy feeling at the end of the day.
I take great pride in having served at IHS, one of the few places that a friend of liberty can earn a decent living doing good works. The moral and financial support that IHS gave me then, and that it has given me over the subsequent years, has proven a boon beyond calculation."