Get an opportunity as an employee, be nominated by your employer. 2020 IDEX Virtual Fellowship program in Social Enterprise is offered by IDEX Accelerator to develop the next social enterprise who will lead, advance and support.
The fellowship is offered to young professionals from across the globe who want an in-depth dive into social enterprise. IDEX Fellows come from a wide range of educational and professional backgrounds, as each individual fellowship position requires different specific skills.
The application for the virtual fellowship program closes May 3, 2020.
Why IDEX Virtual Fellowship Program
Interested in the IDEX Virtual Fellowship? see why it’s best program for you.
The virtual program is designed to enable young professionals to acquire the tools and resources to operate virtually as well as upskill themselves for a successful career in social entrepreneurship.
IDEX has the privilege of working with some of the most influential organisations and 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.
Ideal for those looking to continue their present living / working situations and keen on exploring career / specialization opportunities in the social impact sector and seeking upskilling for the same.
Especially suitable for those looking to equip themselves with the tools and resources to work effectively in a virtual environment.
Each Fellow will gain access to the online learning labs/ project with 3-4 social enterprises from across the globe/ learning webinars/live community engagement with 300+ alumni/and one-on-one meetings with resident mentors.
Supported in terms of key theory and practical subject knowledge and understanding how one might begin to align themselves professionally towards pursuing a career in the sector.
Your organisation has the opportunity to participate as one of the live case challenges wherein the Cohort will work with a senior member or Founder of your organisation to develop real world solutions to an existing problem statement in your organisation.
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The IDEX virtual fellowship has the following benefits to fellow:
Strategically transitioning your professional skills to service the development sector with greater emerging markets context.
Adding professional credibility while accessing relevant and progressive Professional Development Learning Labs covering themes of Human Centered Design, Resource Mobilization, Communications Strategies and Impact Assessment
Capacity Building Sessions led by Subject Matter Experts who are seasoned professionals and thought leaders in their respective fields
Being engaged with an incredible diversity of world views and experiences
Life Skilling – getting comfortable with being uncomfortable.
Exposure to invaluable professional networks and alumni network opportunities.
Internationally recognized Professional Certification in Social Enterprise and post fellowship support.
A global family for life!
Requirements and Eligibility Criteria
IDEX are seeking young professionals 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:
- Be a young professionals (ages 21-35) years
- 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 or learn about 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
The following documents are needed and must be provided for the application
- Statement of Purpose
- Answer scholarship essay Question
How to Apply
Are you eligible for the fellowship program, then follow the steps to apply
Application Deadline – 3rd May, 2020
Fellowship Start Date – 1st July, 2020
Fellowship End Date – 18th December, 2020
See Application Guide Here
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