• Policy Team, Future Needs

    Posted Date 3 months ago(10/26/2018 4:08 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Policy and Research
  • Overview

    The policy team at the Charles Koch Institute is driven by a unique vision and passion for enabling individuals to break down barriers and informing meaningful policy discussions. As the team grows, we will be looking for professionals with various levels of experience to join us. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to national conversations on important issues. Future roles could include research and analysis, relationship building through partnerships and grant-making, public representation through op-eds, blogs, or other writing, and thought leadership. If any of these matches your interests, skills, and where you want to take your career, connect with us!


    Our areas of focus include:

    Corporate Welfare

    Criminal Justice Reform

    Economic Freedom

    Energy and Environment

    Foreign Policy

    Free Speech and Toleration

    K-12 Education

    Technology and Innovation



    Your Responsibilities Could Include


    • Conduct or drive policy research and analysis and contribute to materials for internal distribution and external publication, such as op-eds, white papers, and blog posts on key issues
    • Identify, or contribute to the identification of, strategic partnerships to advance the understanding of key policy issues through educational activity
    • Support educational programs by identifying curriculum and providing content and instruction, or identifying relevant guest speakers
    • Prepare products such as briefing materials and presentations for use by internal stakeholders



    Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization


    • 1-6 years of experience as an analyst, researcher, outreach, or partnership building role in a policy environment
    • BA required
    • Strong analytical and writing skills
    • Solid presentation skills
    • Demonstrate high initiative with the ability to work independently
    • Excitement for the principles of a free society



    Standout Candidates May Also Bring


    • Advanced degree with specific study in one or more relevant issue areas



    About Us


    You’re unique. And we love that about you. We’ve learned that diversity in experiences, perspectives, knowledge and ideas fuels creativity, broadens knowledge, and helps drive success. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and strive to treat all employees with honesty, dignity and sensitivity. We welcome all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression or identity, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or any other legally protected class. 

    The Charles Koch Institute and Charles Koch Foundation are working to advance a free society that best achieves long-term peace, civility, and well-being. We do this by supporting universities, non-profits, and professional training programs to find the ideas and talent that will stimulate a movement and change the world. 

    Because here, your life’s work matters.


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