Educational Programs

Educational Programs

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Professional Education

For more than two decades, Charles G. Koch has helped students and professionals apply their passion for free societies to careers helping people improve their lives. These professional education programs have expanded to include year-long job opportunities and semester-long, paid internship opportunities. There are currently more than 3,000 alumni.

Our Programs At a Glance

  • 3,000+


  • 150+

    Partner organizations

  • 78%

    Percentage of associates hired upon program completion

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Find the educational program that is right for you.

Professional Programs

Over the course of a year, professionals engage in workshops, lectures from industry leaders, and summits with their classmates, as well as a full-time job opportunity.

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Student Fellow Programs

Through a semester of paid internship experience and courses geared toward specialized professional tracks, students gain the skills they will need after they graduate.

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Student Internship Program

Students engage in professional development through weekly introductory classes and a paid internship opportunity.

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Compare our Programs

Long-term or semester-long: Which program is right for you?

Long-Term Programs

Koch Associate Program

A 10-month program offering professionals the opportunity to gain real-world experience at a non-profit organization through paid, full-time work experience.

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Media and Journalism Fellowship

A year-long program for creative professionals to refine their skills at a media company while learning about the crucial role of a free press in our society.

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Semester-Long Programs

Koch Fellow Programs

Our fellow programs offer the opportunity for a paid internship experience as well as courses in particular professional fields including communications and policy.

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Koch Internship Program

Our semester-long internship program, available in fall, spring, and summer, provides a hands-on introduction to non-profit careers.

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Skill Lab

Alumni of the Institute’s educational programs and other professionals can continue to build their skills through our ongoing educational platform, Skill Lab.

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