Fellowship Program

Organization
Milaap
Deadline for Applications
04/30/2016
Contact Information
fellows@milaap.org

Are you looking for an opportunity in the social sphere? Want to embark on a journey that will help discover the change-maker in you? If yes, look no further

Milaap, in association with I am in DNA of India (Iamin), is offering a full-time position designed to increase Milaap’s impact and provide Fellows a one-of-a-kind insider experience.

About Milaap &  I am in DNA of India –

Milaap, India\’s leading crowd-funding platform for personal and social causes.  Our community of funders come from 107 countries across the world, having supported over 40,000 projects impacting 200,000 lives across India. Our work at the intersection of  consumer internet and social good, has received the backing of investors such as Khosla Impact, Jungle Ventures, Unitus, Toivo Annus (co-founder of Skype) to name a few and recognition such as Economic Times – Top 5 social enterprise of 2014, Forbes 30under30 to name a few.

I am in DNA of India is a Hyper Local news platform run by Zee Digital corporation Limited. The platforms focuses on stories of change-makers, social entrepreneurs, local heroes, and development issues, local-level civic and under-reported issues. The platform seeks to go back to the original form of community journalism that informs, empowers, educates and makes local bodies and constituency representatives accountable and accessible.

About the Fellowship Program –

The I am in DNA of India – Milaap Fellowship Program is a unique opportunity, providing young professionals with a six-month fellowship to contribute to a cause and cover inspiring stories of change.

Depending on your preferences, you can opt to become an I am in DNA of India – Milaap Lend Fellow (rural and semi-urban regions) or an I am in DNA of India – Milaap Open Fellow (urban regions). The I am in DNA of India – Milaap Lend Fellowship Program will help you discover first-hand the reality of micro-finance on the field as you will be posted with one of Milaap’s trusted Field Partners in rural India. The I am in DNA of India – Milaap Open Fellowship Program will enable you to cover powerful stories of champions and initiatives from across India.

For more details, please visit https://milaap.org/milaap-fellows. And here\’s a video of a Milaap Fellow sharing his experience [Watch Video]

Before You Apply –

Step 1: Understand what Milaap is all about and read the Fellowship Program description carefully. Although it will be a remarkably exciting adventure, the program will also be demanding and challenging. Ask yourself sincerely if this is the kind of program that you are ready for.

Step 2: Prepare your CV, a motivation letter, as well as any additional references you might have, and apply here

What to Expect After You Submit Your Application –

If your profile fits our requirements, a member of our team will get in touch with you in order to schedule interviews. If you are one of the super folks selected, Congrats! For starters, you’ll have to attend a five-day training at Milaap headquarters in Bangalore.