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IDEX accepting applications for the July 2018 the Global Fellows Program in India

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.


In our 8 years of running the IDEX Global Fellows Program, we have had the privilege of working with some of the most influential change agents (sneak peak here). We’ve come to better understand how to bridge the talent gap in this rapidly evolving development sector. 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.


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

he 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!


  • Apply Online at

  • Applications Open – December 4, 2017

  • Application Deadline – March 15, 2018

  • Early Bird Application Deadline – January 20, 2018

  • Fellowship Start Date – July 2, 2018

  • Fellowship End Date – December 21, 2018