IDEO org Fellowship Program | 2014 



IDEO org Fellowship program for for Applicants from around the world.  Applicants from around the world are invited to submit applications for IDEO.org Fellowship program. Let's dive in to the full details: You ready?

School(Institutions/ Country): | USA

Level: work study

Field(s): spend a year working full-time with experienced designers on social impact challenges in the United States and around the world.

Deadline: 6 January 2014

Funded By: IDEO.org

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): IDEO org Fellowship is targeted for Applicants from around the world

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No: Not Specified.

Scholarship Duration: a year

Scholarship covers: If applicants are from outside of the U.S., they will be helped with the visa application process if they are selected as a Fellow. Fellows will have access to health , dental, and travel insurance during their time in the Fellowship. Fellows will receive a $60,000 living stipend to be paid out bi-montly for 13.5 months. IDEO.org will provide a housing stipend for Fellows relocating for up to one month. Fellows will need to secure accommodations in the Bay Area for the remaining time in the program.

Description

IDEO org Fellowship

DEO.org is a non-profit organization created by IDEO, the design and innovation firm well-known for its successes in innovation across the private, public and social sectors. I

DEO.org focuses specifically on challenges related to poverty and seeks to improve the lives of people in low-income communities across the globe through innovation solutions and the spread of human-centered design through the social sector.

IDEO.org works directly with non-profits and social enterprises on projects using the human-centered design process across a wide range of focus areas related to poverty alleviation, including health, agriculture, financial services, gender equity, water and sanitation and community building.

IDEO.org is committed to sharing and spreading the human-centered design approach and the emerging ideas related 
to the challenges of poverty by harnessing networks like HCD Connect.org and building a fellowship program for future innovators in the social sector.

Eligibility

Have what it takes to avail IDEO org Fellowship?

Individuals from the business and social sectors who can help teams to deliver great work for partner  organization. 

Applicants should be passionate about social innovation, have experience working in the developing world or with low-income communities, work well in teams, be clear and articulate in describing your  ideas , and love flexing your creative muscles.

Minimum of five years of professional full-time work experience; or, an advanced academic or professional degree related to business, public policy, international  development, economics, finance, or a related field, plus three years of work experience.

English fluency (written and spoken). Additional language capabilities are preferred.

Applicants from around the world are invited to submit applications for IDEO.org Fellowship Program.

The  goal of this program is to focus solely on social innovation also to make an even bigger impact on global poverty.

QUALIFICATIONS

We're a match for IDEO org Fellowship if:

You have applied your skills to real-world problems. You are grounded in insights about challenges communities face and have worked on the ground with a nonprofit or social enterprise.

You are able to demonstrate key components of the design process and you can easily switch from macro to micro thinking 

You are an excellent communicator with great instincts about how to synthesize and tell a captivating story, build a deep rapport, and give honest feedback. 

You are used to working across industries and disciplines and comfortable embedded in multidisciplinary teams.

Have what it takes?

Minimum of five years of professional full-time work experience; or, an advanced academic or professional degree related to business, public policy, international development, economics, finance, or a related field, plus three years of work experience.

English fluency (written and spoken). Additional language capabilities are preferred.

Ability to work from September of 2014 - October 2015 in the U.S. (IDEO.org can help with visa applications).

Scholarship Application Method

Only apply when your application is complete with the requirements below.

Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

Click 'I'm Interested', then click 'Apply with Resume', then upload your completed application (CV, Cover Letter, Visual Story link, Letter of Recommendation, HCD

Connect user name) as ONE document. Thank you! If you have any questions, please email: fellowship@ideo.org

Application Requirements:

CV or Resume.

Cover letter: tell us why you and IDEO.org are made for each other.

Visual story: create a visual story about something more you’d like us to know about yourself. Use photos, video, drawing, or whatever visual medium seems most appropriate for you. We are really interested in your creativity, but also want to see how well you can tell your story succinctly (videos should be 3 minutes or less). If necessary, include a link to your visual story in your cover letter.

One letter of recommendation: from a professional or academic contact. What do other people think of your potential to do great things as an IDEO.org Global Fellow? 

Participate on HCDConnect.org: share your stories, answer other participants’ questions, or post your own. We want to see how you can engage our online community and encourage others to share their stories. Include your HCD Connect user name in your resume.

Accepted formats: DOC, PPT, PDF, PDF with image inside, or TIFF file

Scholarship Applications are due on January 6, 2014 at 5:00 pm PST.

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

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