Tech Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fellowships – Call for Spring 2020 Applications

Travel to the US and gain experience in and exposure to Chicago’s technology and entrepreneurship ecosystem!

Professional Fellows Program

In Spring 2020, the Professional Fellows program in Tech Innovation and Entrepreneurship will bring a new group of 18 tech and innovation leaders from Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Slovenia, North Macedonia, and Montenegro, for a four-week immersive fellowship experience in Chicago sponsored by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

As a Fellow, you will have the opportunity to work with organizations across Chicago, including tech companies, government agencies, innovative NGOs, and university and non-university technology incubators. You will gain insight into best practices in tech innovation, entrepreneurship, and education, and observe how an effective urban innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem operates. You will also contribute to host organizations in a variety of ways, ranging from small projects, meetings with colleagues in the field, job shadowing, and independent research. We encourage you to bring your expertise and diverse perspective to US organizations!

Eligibility Requirements

  • Be young leaders, ages 25-40, currently employed and with at least two years of professional experience in a related field at the time of application;
  • Have a track record of making an impact in their community, organization or company;
  • Be proficient in spoken and written English at the time of application

Program Dates: April 23, 2020 – May 30, 2020

Application Deadline: November 30, 2019

Application Link: https://form.jotform.com/92475480701155

For more information about the program, please contact Ana Trpovska from CEED Macedonia on the following contacts: atrpovska@ceed-macedonia.org or 075 214 344

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