Charles G. Koch Summer Fellow Program

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 Deadline: 

March 1, 2014
   

Start Date: 

May 31, 2014
   

Duration: 

9 Weeks: May 31 - August 2, 2014
   

Location: 

Washington, D.C.
   

Area of Interest: 

Arts
Biomedical Sciences
Engineering, Computer Science, and Applied Sciences
Humanities
Physical Sciences
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Other:
   

Category: 

Public Policy
   

Description: 

The Koch Summer Fellow Program uniquely combines policy work experience with professional education through a rigorous nine-week program. Through the program, fellows are connected to policy and research roles at more than eighty think tanks and non-profit organizations across the country, working on a variety of federal and state-based issues. Alongside the in-depth work experience, fellows undertake a rigorous curriculum of market-based policy analysis, participate in professional education seminars, and engage in theoretical discourse on the ideas of a free society.
◾Nine-week program from May 31, 2014, to August 2, 2014; includes weeklong seminars at the beginning and end of the program
◾Seven-week internship at state, federal, or single-issue policy organizations located in Washington, DC and across the country
◾Weekly Wednesday night lectures on popular policy issues from 7-9pm EST
◾Professional education and training opportunities on topics such as editorial writing and job interviewing
   

Benefits: 

$4,800

   

Major(s): 

Music
Arts & Humanities
Social Ecology
Political Science, Psychology, Sociology

   

GPA: 

   
Year In School at 
start of program: 
Freshman
Sophomore
Junior
Senior
   
Employment 
 Eligibility: 
Has Citizenship
Has Permanent Residence
Has Work Permit
Other: 
   

Required 
Documents: 

Resume
Personal Statement
Letters of Recommendation
Other: References and answers to questions on the role of government
 

Contact: 

Mr. Mitch Whitus

Email: mitchell.whitus@charleskochinstitute.org

 

Program Website: 

http://www.charleskochinstitute.org/koch-summer-fellow-program/
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