• Koch Internship Program: Summer 2020

    Application Deadline
    USD $450.00/Wk.
  • Overview

    The Koch Internship Program (KIP) is a paid semester long internship program offered in the Washington, DC area only.  It blends educational opportunities with real work experience. While participating in KIP, interns are placed at non-profit organizations and spend their week working on important issues that affect our world. Every other week, interns attend professional development sessions that build the skills needed to contribute effectively in the workplace.  


    What You’ll Experience 

    • Professional development at the Charles Koch Institute is radically different from other programs. We utilize experiential learning to flip the classroom, so you direct your learning, developing the skills you need to succeed, with the support of experienced mentors.  
    • Gain paid work experience at a participating organization doing meaningful work. 
    • Identify your aptitudes, develop general professional skills, and explore various career paths. 
    • We’ll introduce you to Market-Based Management ®, our management philosophy that helps individuals and organizations solve problems, capture opportunities, and transform society. 
    • You will grow your professional network, meeting peers and mentors that can support you throughout your career and join our expansive alumni network.  


    About You 

    You’re a developing and aspiring leader but you know there is more to learn and experience. You’re entrepreneurial and curious, both in your academic and social life, always looking for new opportunities to learn.  You have a drive to identify problems and get excited about finding new solutions that have meaningful results.  You’ve grown in leadership roles and previous internships, but you’re looking for a meaningful career that helps people improve their lives. 


    Knowledge and Skills, You’ll Bring to the KIP Experience: 

    • Entrepreneurial spirit and solution-oriented mindset. 
    • Strong interpersonal skills and willingness to seek and share feedback. 
    • Eager student with a growth mindset, open to continual self-improvement. 


    Standout Interns May Also Bring: 

    • Prior leadership experience, involvement in clubs, organizations, and other opportunities, or professional experience 
    • Demonstrated passion and interest in solving the most pressing issues our society faces, transforming our world and impacting the lives of others. 
    • Professional interest and goals in becoming a future leader 


    Your next opportunity to participate in the Koch Internship Program begins in Summer 2020, so apply now! The window to apply is now until April 30, 2020.   


    About the Charles Koch Institute 

    Learn more about Charles Koch Institute  


    The Charles Koch Institute believes that diversity in experiences, perspectives, knowledge and ideas fuels creativity, broadens knowledge, and helps drive success. Our admissions office treats all program participants and applicants with honesty, dignity, respect and sensitivity. We welcome all qualified applicants regardless of color, race, religion, religious creed, sex, gender or gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, ancestry, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy (including medical needs which may arise from pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), military and veteran status, genetic information, marital or familial status, political affiliation, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. 


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