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Charles Koch Institute

Creating opportunities for professionals and students to engage with the ideas and issues that help people improve their lives.

  • Education

    Isabel González was on her way to becoming a clinical psychologist when she decided to take a different route and explore a career at a non-profit organization. After her time in the Koch Internship Program, she was inspired to return to school for a master's degree in economics.

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  • Justice Reform

    Over the past year, the Charles Koch Institute has hosted events in 12 states covering criminal justice issues from accidental criminals to civil asset forfeiture. There’s more to come.

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  • Foreign Policy

    Few national policies have a greater influence on the safety, rights, and flourishing of the American people than foreign policy. Over the next few months, we’re hosting events with experts on grand strategy, trade policy, and diplomacy to explore how to truly make America safer.

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Alumni who make a difference: In 2016, Forbes magazine’s “30 Under 30” list for law and policy featured seven of our alumni.

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I was able to conduct relevant research and gain valuable experience working with experts in my field. The fellowship was instrumental in my development as a researcher and contributor to the literature in economics. Julia Norgaard, KFP: Policy Alum

A budding economist, Julia Norgaard needed more than an entry-level internship to boost her résumé. The Koch Fellow Program: Policy helped connect her career aspirations to hands-on experience.

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From the Blog

For most of history, people lived without the ready access to abundant information that is often taken for granted today. We look at how “permissionless innovation” could dramatically improve lives.

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