LOOKING TO JUMPSTART YOUR CAREER IN THE SOCIAL ENTERPISE SECTOR?
Position: IDEX Fellow – January 2019 Program in India
Type: 6 month social enterprise placement with tuition fee, scholarships, crowdfunding, more
Organization: IDEX Accelerator & Global Fellows Program
IDEX is developing the next wave of "social intrapreneurs" who will support, lead and advance the work of socially-focused enterprises around the world!
This Fellowship is for young professionals (21 - 35 years old) from across the globe who want to deep dive into the social impact sector and get first hand experience of working in one of India's most popular and vibrant social enterprise destinations, Bangalore.
Fellows choose a sector of their interest such as Education, Health, Environment and Energy, Women's Empowerment, Livelihoods, Impact Investing etc., to base their full-time placement with an organisation for 6 months in India.
The program is committed to helping fellows make the transition to social enterprise practitioner by enabling immersive learning experiences and having them ideate, develop, prototype and test solutions in an environment that encourages co-creation and collaboration, all while also learning from peers, resident mentors and sector experts.
IN A NUTSHELL:
In our 9 years of running the IDEX Global Fellows Program, we have had the privilege of working with some of the most influential organisations (sneak peek here). We've come to better understand how to bridge the talent gap in this rapidly evolving development sector. Now, we're searching all corners of the world for individuals who are committed and passionate about having a high-impact career and advancing the social impact space.
We are seeking young professionals (ages 21-35) who have a proven track record of leadership and are seeking to use their education and skills to address social and economic challenges for under-served populations. IDEX Fellows come from a wide range of educational and professional backgrounds, as each individual fellowship position requires different specific skills. Ideal candidates will possess:
IDEX is a tuition-based fellowship program, however, through funding from generous sponsors, IDEX is able to offer a limited number of partial scholarships to select candidates for use towards program tuition.
With each succeeding cycle, we've been reviewing many more applications. We follow a first-come-first-considered approach when reviewing applications. This means that your chances of acceptance and a greater scholarship award for the fellowship program are higher the sooner you apply and can avail preferred payment plans.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Feb 19 2019 ID: 51434