Country
India
Employment Type
Full-Time
Contract Length
3-6 Months 6-12 Months

Job Description

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.

You will choose a sector of your interest such as Education, Health, Environment and Energy, Women's Empowerment, Livelihoods, Impact Investing etc., to base your full-time placement with an organisation for 6 months in India.

Applications Open : 1st August, 2019
Early Bird Deadline : 31st August, 2019
Applications Deadline : 30th September, 2019

Qualifications

  • Bachelors or Masters degree
  • A minimum of 1 to 3 years of work experience
  • Proven track record of leadership responsibilities
  • 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

Benefits

-Pre-departure Virtual Training
-Monthly Transportation Stipend of $125 (approx. INR 8500) for the 6 months of fellowship term (prorated for the first and last months)
-Housing in Bangalore for 1st month of fellowship term
-Monthly capacity building workshops
-Networking opportunities
-An advising program that pairs fellows with local resident mentors and a curated curriculum
-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