IDEX Global Fellows Program (Scholarships Available)| Diplomacy Opportunities

IDEX Global Fellows Program

IDEX 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! IDEX Fellows undergo six months of leadership and business development training by working full-time for social enterprises across India.

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.

  • 3 Week Virtual Orientation + 1 Week Field Orientation to induct you into India’s social sector and prepare you for the next six month field experience
  • 24 Weeks Social Enterprise Placement in India where your professional growth will be matched by personal growth while equipping you with the right tools to excel
  • Supported with a relevant, creative and progressive curriculum covering Social Innovation, Communications & Outreach, Resource Mobilization and Impact Assessment
  • Capacity Building Workshops & Meetings led by Subject Matter Experts and Mentors-in-Residence who are seasoned professionals and thought leaders in their respective fields

IDEAL CANDIDATE:

IDEX is 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:

  • 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

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FELLOW BENEFITS

The Tangible

  • 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
  • Internationally recognized professional certification in Social Enterprise

The Intangible

  • Strategically transitioning your professional skills to service the development sector in one of the biggest emerging markets
  • Adding professional credibility with this one of a kind, on the ground experience
  • Being engaged with an incredible diversity of world views, experiences and cultural traditions that fellows bring to the program.
  • Life Skilling – getting comfortable with being uncomfortable
  • Exposure to invaluable professional networks and alumni network opportunities
  • A global family for life!

APPLICATION PROCESS

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  • Application Deadline – March 15, 2018
  • Fellowship Start Date – July 2, 2018
  • Fellowship End Date – December 21, 2018

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.

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Read more on the official IDEX Global Fellows Program website

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