We invite applications from motivated individuals across diverse cultural, geographic, and socio-economic backgrounds. The applicants should have an entrepreneurial nature and should be seeking a platform to develope leadership skills and contribute towards nation building. They should share a commitment and zeal in ensuring access to nutrition and education to young children, and should be eager to use their skills, knowledge and experience to create a sizeable and sustainable impact in the field.
Some of the key attributes required to be an Akshaya Patra fellow are:
Strong connect with our mission, vision and values
Entrepreneurial skills - ability to work independently and effectively in challenging environments
Strong communication skills – English, Hindi, Kannada (preferable)
Profile & Work Experience: Students and professionals with a Bachelor’s Degree and less than 5 years of work experience at the time of joining the fellowship are invited to apply
Age & Nationality: Applicants need to be either Indian citizens or of Indian origin. At the time of application, fellows should not be older than 28 years
Commitment: The fellowship is a full-time, paid commitment to work with The Akshaya Patra Foundation in Bengaluru, starting mid - June 2015. Fellows will comply with the full-time staff members’ regulations and will be expected to work stipulated work hours five days a week and on alternate Saturdays, as well as attend training and support sessions as per requirements.