Regent University's Doctor of Strategic Leadership (DSL) program students are invited to participate in the Strategic Leadership Fellowship (SLF) Program. This visionary initiative is offered by Dr. William Clark, an alumnus of Regent University's DSL program and nonprofit strategist,
The SFL Program spans 39 weeks, from September to May annually, culminating in 585 hours of immersive engagement. This unique endeavor allows candidates to undertake dynamic projects while providing pivotal support to Eli Patrick & Co. Host sites. Fellows collaboratively schedule these engagements, ensuring flexibility harmonized with academic commitments. Note, fellowships are renewed each semester. Some fellowships may end prematurely based on project availability and other mitigating factors.
Engagement with Eli Patrick & Co:
Selected students are poised to be architects of change, delving into projects that encompass strategic planning, research initiatives, content development, client interactions, and more. Within strategic leadership, these projects don't necessitate prior expertise in nonprofit management but require relevant academic, work, and life experience. Mentorship underpins the experience, fostering an environment conducive to optimal learning.
Compensation and Logistics:
In recognition of their dedication, Fellows are compsentated for their time and are disbursed directly. Facilitating this compensation involves fulfilling administrative prerequisites, including completing a W-9 form. This initiative solidifies the partnership between Regent University and Eli Patrick & Co. and endows students with transformative mentorship and experiential learning opportunities.
Application and Eligibility:
The Strategic Leadership Institute extends its embrace to students who have completed at least one year in the DSL program. Aspiring Fellows are urged to apply for consideration through the program's website. Here, they will find comprehensive details outlining the opportunity and application process.
Enriching Learning Opportunities:
Within the SFL Program, students are welcomed by a spectrum of opportunities. Whether long or short-term, assignments are skill-aligned and timed based on availability, this fellowship incubates innovative ideas, operational constructs, scholarly articles, and even contributions to literary works. Furthermore, active engagement in brainstorming sessions nurtures strategic thinking acumen.
We are seeking an exceptional and forward-thinking Student Fellow to collaborate with our organization on an innovative initiative aimed at creating new and transformative career pathways for high-school-age students and young adults. This project is designed to equip individuals with the skills and knowledge required to thrive in identified key sectors, thereby fostering their professional growth and contributing to the overall economic development of our community.
As a Capacity Building and Skill-Based Training Student Fellow, you will play a pivotal role in driving the success of this initiative by focusing on the following key responsibilities:
1. Capacity Building: Your unique perspective will contribute to building the necessary capacity to develop sustainable career pathways. This entails close collaboration with stakeholders, educational institutions, and industry partners to identify key sector career pathways. By establishing strong partnerships and securing vital resources, you will ensure the long-term sustainability of the program.
2. Skill-Based Training and Upskilling: You will contribute to the design and implement skill-based training programs that cater to the specific needs of our target population. Your innovative approach will help young individuals acquire practical skills relevant to the demands of the job market. Through your engagement, these programs will be tailored to empower participants with the capabilities necessary for success in identified key sectors.
Budget and Timeline:
The budget allocated for this project is $15,000, reflective of the value we place on your contribution as a Student Fellow. The engagement period will span from September 18, 2023, to May 31, 2024. Your contributions during this timeframe will undoubtedly shape the trajectory of aspiring individuals and contribute to the growth of our community.
If you are a dynamic and motivated student with a passion for capacity building and skill-based training initiatives, we invite you to submit a detailed proposal outlining your approach, strategies, and expected outcomes for this project. Your proposal should be submitted by no later than September 13, 2023.
Join us in making a lasting impact on the lives of young individuals and the economic vitality of our community. Your role as a Student Fellow will be instrumental in shaping their futures.
*Note: This opportunity is open to all qualified student candidates, and we encourage diverse applicants to apply.*