Rise to the top

JUNE 18-19 | WICHITA, KANSAS

Elevate your future at this exclusive event where you’ll apply and interview for internships, network with other students and explore career opportunities – all while finding your fit in our unique culture.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 10, 2019

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The Requirements

Koch Rising Leaders are:

  • Excited about exploring opportunities to kick off a career at a global company.
  • Full-time students majoring in accounting, supply chain or IT.
  • Sophomores and juniors with a GPA of at least 3.25.
  • Not sure if you’re a sophomore or junior? Here’s the fine print:
    Open to second-year students pursuing a four-year program and third-year students pursuing a five-year program.

The Timeline

  • January 1 – Applications open
  • February 10 – Applications close
  • Mid-February – Applications reviewed
  • Mid-Late February – Selected applicants will receive an on-campus interview request
  • Early-Mid March – Selected interviewees will be invited to attend the summit
  • June 18-19 – Rising Leaders Summit

The Facts

WHAT IS THE KOCH RISING LEADERS SUMMIT?

The Koch Rising Leaders Summit is your exclusive chance to apply and interview for internships, explore future career opportunities, gain exposure to Koch business leaders, network with campus alumni and get to know our unique business philosophy.

WHO IS INVITED?

Select students will be invited to attend the summit on June 18-19, 2019, at our global headquarters in Wichita, Kansas.

WHAT IF I DON’T LIVE IN WICHITA?

Hotel, mileage and meal expenses are covered for students who must travel.

WHAT OPPORTUNITIES DOES KOCH OFFER?

As one of the largest private companies in America, we offer countless ways for you to get involved, gain firsthand experience and make an immediate difference. Explore our many career opportunities.

WHAT'S THE SELECTION PROCESS?

Applications will be reviewed based on academic achievements, university organizations and activities, relevant work experience, and honors and awards. Selected applicants will receive an interview request, and selected interviewees will be invited to attend the Koch Rising Leaders Summit.

IF I APPLY FOR KOCH RISING LEADERS, DO I ALSO HAVE TO APPLY FOR INTERNSHIPS?

Students attending the Rising Leaders Summit are given the opportunity to apply and interview for internships. We hope that you’ll want to explore the internship, co-op and full-time career opportunities available at Koch companies. However, a commitment to an employment offer is not required to participate in the Koch Rising Leaders Summit.

WHAT HAPPENS AT THE EVENT?

It’s a little bit of learning and a whole lot of fun. Think dinners, engaging activities, leadership panels, speakers, business shadowing and breakout sessions specific to your interests. You’ll also get to dive deep into our company culture and even apply and interview for internships.

“Great food, good company and an awesome day of learning.”

– Peter, Rising Leader

“Getting firsthand experience and understanding a company’s culture plays a huge part in making the decision on where you want to start your career.”

– Madelyn, Rising Leader