We are working closely with Rice University to monitor the continued impact of Covid-19 on our community. The health and safety of our guests and staff are our top priority. All gatherings at Baker Hall through April 30 have been canceled. A current list of scheduled online events is available at bakerinstitute.org/events and will be updated with new webcasts and webinars. Please refer to emergency.rice.edu/coronavirus for additional information and updates.


The Baker Institute offers an internship program designed to provide Rice University undergraduate and graduate students with public policy experience and exposure to a nonprofit think tank environment.

The Child Health Policy Program offers Rice undergraduate students research internship opportunities. Research interns work directly with institute research staff.

For more information about internship opportunities with the Child Health Policy Program, contact Patrick Tennant at PSTennant@Rice.edu.

For information about internship opportunities at the Baker Institute, visit www.bakerinstitute.org/students.


Current Interns


Hannah Bablak ’20 is an undergraduate student at Rice University majoring in a self-created area major titled Medicine in the Humanities, Science, and Society. Her research interests include public health policy and the ethics of drug development. 


Selena Guo ’22 is an undergraduate student at Rice University majoring in economics. Her research interests include health equity, barriers to access, and environmental health. 



Miriam Wolter ’20 is an undergraduate at Rice University majoring in history and political science with a concentration in international relations. She has been a Child Health Policy Program intern since fall 2019.



Previous Interns

    Daphne Flores ’21 is an undergraduate at Rice University majoring in political science and linguistics with a German language certificate. Her interests include the effects of community violence on children, bilingual education, international politics, and game theory.