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Posted June 26, 2017
The Tech Challenge Fellows, offers talented young professionals a unique, heavily subsidized 10-month opportunity designed to give participants an international, Silicon Wadi edge.
Applications are now being accepted for October 2017 cohort.
The upcoming cohort starts October 17th, 2017 and ends August, 30th, 2018.
For our elite Fellowship, we accept only the exceptional. Talented young adults with impressive backgrounds and great potential in the hi-tech fields will be hand-chosen to participate after a rigorous selection process.
Minimum requirements: Bsc in Computer Science or engineering, Experience in software development during work/internships/free lancer projects, fluent english.
During the first 5 months of the program a high level tech training will be provided by our extremely talented staff (all ex-IDF hackers) and leading hi-tech companies (CheckPoint, PayPal, Ebay, RSA, Intel, Wix, IBM and more) in two main fields: Cyber Security and Data Science.
After completing our elite training program, you'll put your skills in action, interning in Israel’s leading hi-tech companies. During this five-month paid internship, participants will benefit from high-level mentoring, and hand-in-hand guidance for those looking to pursue a hi-tech career in Israel or just have a great international experience.
Enjoy first-hand exposure to the unique elements that make Israel the hub of innovation that it is – entrepreneurship, excellence, daring vision and teamwork. Through meetings with entrepreneurs, relevant organizations in hi-tech, academia and the defense community, you’ll gain exposure to a broad array of Israel’s most cutting-edge technologies.
Our Tech Challenge Fellows program is in cooperation with Masa Israel Journey. Masa’s authentic Israel experiences, empower participants to develop as individuals and leaders while developing a robust global professional (and social) network that includes Israelis and students from around the world. Through the Tech Challenge Fellows program, you’ll enjoy immersion in Israeli society and Tel Aviv cultural life, trips throughout the country, and volunteer programs.
Masa may subsidize $4,500 or more of the tuition fee, according to Masa grants regulations. Additional needs-based scholarships are available through Masa, please check with their representatives. Masa grants are offered in 2017 on a first-come, first-served basis. Cost before Masa grant is $10,500.
The tuition fee covers medical insurance, educational components of the program and a monthly bus pass. Participants receive from ITC a monthly stipend of 3,500 Nis during the training period. During the following 5-months, Fellows receive salaries from their place of work.
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(Photo credit: Israel Tech Challenge Facebook page )