Application for Admission

ONLINE APPLICATION DETAILS

The application for the 2014-15 Koch Associate is now closed. The  year-long program will begin June 23, 2014.

The online application for admission consists of several parts including your work history, resume, and answers to questions regarding your view of the role of government.

You must submit the following items through our online application for admission. Also, be prepared to identify possible career paths.

  • A resume; PDF format only.
  • The names and contact information of two references, along with his or her relationship to you. Letters of recommendation or reference are not required.
  • A personal statement that conveys why you are a compelling candidate for the Koch Associate Program [300 word limit].
  • A personal statement describing your interest in learning about Market-Based Management® and any other aspects of the professional education sessions and curriculum that most interest you [100 word limit].
  • A statement on what you see as the ideal role of government [50 word limit].
  • A description of a specific example (current or historical) of an economic policy that aligns with your view of the ideal role of government [100 word limit].
  • A description of a specific example (current or historical) of an economic policy that conflicts with your view of the ideal role of government [100 word limit].
  • A list of three people or books that have influenced your philosophical or ideological thinking about the role of government. For each, explain in one sentence how each has influenced you.

APPLICATION PROCESS
Successful candidates will move through an extensive screening and hiring process. Click here to find out more about the selection process.

Candidates come from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines, but all are typically required to have a bachelor’s degree. Additionally, candidates are also expected to have a strong desire to develop professionally, an understanding of free-market principles, and a commitment to limited government and individual liberties. Find out what makes a strong candidate here.

Please contact Mitch Whitus if you have any questions.

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