IDEX Accelerator Fellowship 2018 | Diplomacy Opportunities

IDEX is developing the next wave of “social intrapreneurs” who will support, lead and advance the work of socially-focused enterprises around the world! IDEX Fellows undergo six months of leadership and business development training by working
full-time for social enterprises across India.

IDEX is 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.

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IDEAL CANDIDATE:

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:

  • Bachelors or Masters degree
  • A minimum of 1 to 3 years of work experience
  • Proven track record of leadership responsibilities
  • A passion and desire to work in emerging markets and use social enterprise principles to solve global issues
  • An ability to quickly adapt and work in resource constrained environments
  • Desire to engage in an intense professional development experience while applying creative solutions to deepen impact

FELLOW BENEFITS

  • Monthly stipend
  • Housing
  • Pre-departure Virtual Training
  • Monthly capacity building workshops
  • An advising program that pairs fellows with local resident mentors
  • A one-week Orientation in Bangalore, India to begin the fellowship
  • Professional development and personal support from a dedicated
    in-country program manager
  • Post-fellowship support and Alumni network opportunities

APPLICATION PROCESS

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  • Applications Open – July 25, 2017
  • Application Deadline – September 30, 2017
  • Early Bird Application Deadline – August 20, 2017
  • Fellowship Start Date – January 2, 2018
  • Fellowship End Date – June 22, 2018

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

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. However, early birds will get preferred payment plans.

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