Almost all business roles are found in nonprofits – although they might have a different name. Examples include but are not limited to:
We strongly recommend that you apply only if you can fulfill the 1,000-hour time commitment. If you are unable to fulfill your assignment due to an unforeseen emergency, you will be paid for the hours you worked, but not the full stipend.
Fellowships are not limited to certain skillsets, positions, or former levels. Almost all business roles are found in nonprofits, although they might have a different name. HPE is sponsoring a limited number of Encore Fellowships, so acceptance is limited in FY24. Candidates not selected for sponsorship have the option to become part of the Encore Fellowships’ pool of candidates, and over time, may be matched based on the needs of potential host organizations.
Yes. You and the nonprofit organization will meet to interview each other. If there is not a match, Your Encore Fellowship representative will look for additional nonprofit organizations that might better suit your skill and interests.
Typically, fellowships are completed within a year. However, extensions are occasionally approved and are worked out with the nonprofit host organization.
Please give thoughtful consideration before accepting a fellowship to ensure the best fit. If adjustments are needed, work with your Encore Fellowships representative. It may be possible to match you to another nonprofit organization, but there is no guarantee.