Stand Together

Operations Intern

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The Charles Koch Institute seeks a driven, detail-oriented, and inquisitive intern to join the operations wing of the Education Programs team to support the behind-the-scenes of our internship and fellowship programs. It is an exciting time to be part of the Operations Team as we build out our new Learning Management System (LMS) and upgrade our database. In this role, you’ll be challenged to create new processes and systems and see your impact in real-time. The ideal candidate is a true team player and thought partner, who is passionate about creative problem solving and interested in supporting the team behind-the-scenes.  



Your Responsibilities Include


  • Data and system input and maintenance, with an emphasis on data integrity and innovative reporting to better support the Education Programs’ evolving goals 
  • Assist in creating training/best practices guides for team platforms and tools 
  • Maintain training calendar for programs 
  • Provide clerical and administrative support to the Operations Team



Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization


  • Interest in data management, systems, and process improvement 
  • Propensity for systems, puzzles, and efficiency 
  • Eagerness to identify gaps, problem solve, and find creative solutions 
  • Desire to collaborate and translate the big-picture vision into day-to-day operational effectiveness 
  • Comfortable with and interested in data system management and customer service 
  • Experience in LMS management and Salesforce preferred 
  • This role reports to the Operations Coordinator and will work on both specialized projects and recurring tasks to advance the team’s mission and vision. 



About Us


Everyone has the ability to learn, contribute, and succeed if they have the opportunity to do so.  The Charles Koch Institute and the Charles Koch Foundation advance ideas to help all people realize their potential, by challenging convention and eliminating barriers that stifle creativity and progress. 


To realize that North Star, we support educational programs, research, and dialogue—working alongside hundreds of universities and nonprofit partners around the country.  All our work is guided by a commitment to unite with anyone to do right and identify new perspectives, to help people accomplish great things for themselves and others.


We believe 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 and applicants with honesty, dignity, respect and sensitivity. We welcome all qualified applicants regardless of color, race, religion, religious creed, sex, gender or gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, ancestry, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy (including medical needs which may arise from pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), military and veteran status, genetic information, marital or familial status, political affiliation, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. 


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