We are a platform that designs, proposes and activates routes of innovation to achieve sustainable, inclusive and profound change. We seek systemic impact, building from the details up.
At Alterna, we believe in a world in which the ability to transform reality can arise from any context; therefore, we activate transformative businesses from the ground up. Since 2011, we have worked with more than 1,500 entrepreneurs to help strengthen and scale the region’s most disruptive and high-impact businesses.
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WHAT IS THE CULTIVATION FELLOWSHIP?
The fast track to the front line of social innovation.
The Fellowship Program provides a competitive advantage in your professional trajectory and a comprehensive, real-world foundation in social entrepreneurship through a hands-on experience with a pioneer organization in the impact sector. By directly supporting and collaborating with regional social entrepreneurs, Alterna Fellows acquire the critical skills, contextual insights and global network access to advance their careers and catalyze impact.
Specifically, the Fellowship provides the unique opportunity to:
WHERE YOU COME IN
You will actively support and lead our Cultivation programs, workshops that guide social entrepreneurs to achieve traction, growth and disruptive social-environmental impact.
Specifically, you will have the opportunity to:
Success in this role will be defined by your ability to get up to speed quickly with our leading methodology and play an empathetic, supportive, and practical role for entrepreneurs.
WHO DO WE LOOK FOR?
We look for innovators; those who are excited by challenges; those who seek to immerse themselves in problems; those who do not take ‘no’ for an answer and if you like to have fun while working, we will not be disappointed.
Successful candidates have a solid business background and knowledge and have the following experiences and skills:
If you are a purpose-drive professional, looking for a career change, an aspiring entrepreneur, or simply seeking for a meaningful role in a development context, Alterna Fellowship is the program for you.
For more information about Alterna and the Fellowship program, visit our website: http://www.alterna.pro. Questions? Send an email to a member of our team: firstname.lastname@example.org.
To apply, please fill out the application form and short essays through our career portal: https://carreras.alterna.pro/recruit/Portal.na
To apply, visit our career portal : https://carreras.alterna.pro/recruit/Portal.na
Before filling out the application online, please prepare in separate documents the following:
1) Your resume / CV
2) A document with answers to the short essay questions. Please answer the following questions, in Spanish and in 150 – 300 words.
a. What adjectives would you use to describe yourself? What adjectives would others – a friend, colleague, supervisor, client – use? Why?
b. What specific skills and abilities do you have that make you the best candidate for this position with Alterna’s Cultivation team?
c. Why would you chose Alterna over other opportunities in the impact sector?