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Post by Admin on Sat 21 May 2011, 14:38

Charles G. Koch Summer Fellow Program - New Media

Application available in August, 2011.
2012 Deadline: Jan. 31

Advance your career while advancing liberty!

The Charles G. Koch Summer Fellow Program combines a paid public policy internship with two career and policy seminars and weekly lectures. Fellows gain real-world experience, take a crash course in market-based policy analysis, and acquire the professional skills necessary to effect change. Participating Internship hosts include more than 100 think tanks and policy organizations across the United States.

As one of 80 Koch Summer Fellows, you will work with others on research projects throughout the summer and make lifetime friends from among the many fellows who share your interest in ideas. You will also join the network of 830 program alumni succeeding in policy, journalism, legal, business, and academic careers.

Program Elements

10-week program: June 4 – August 12, 2011
Eight-week internship at a state or federal policy organization
Weeklong career and policy seminars, before and after internship
Weekly lectures on popular policy issues
Professional resume review and editorial guidance on writing assignments
$1,500 stipend plus housing assistance and a limited number of travel scholarships
Undergraduates, recent graduates, and graduate students, from all countries and studying in all majors are eligible

State or Federal Policy Tracks
The program's more than 100 think tanks and nonprofits focus on state or federal policy or specific issues, such as education or the environment. Once accepted into the program, fellows are matched with internships based their interests and skills.

State Policy – Intern at a State Policy Network think tank in one of more than 34 states. Influence legislation and analyze regulations at the state level. Help publish articles, editorials, or letters in state or local papers. Choose from organizations including Texas Public Policy Foundation, Goldwater Institute, and Mackinac Center for Public Policy.

Federal Policy – Work at one of more than 40 organizations in Washington, DC, and throughout the United States. Help reduce the size and scope of the federal government. Choose from a range policy issues: Americans for Tax Reform strives to reduce taxes; Drug Policy Alliance wants to end drug prohibition; Environmental Literacy Council promotes free market environmental solutions.
For further information and applications, please visit the program's website here

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