Call for Applications: Members and Consultants at IDIA Scholar Development Team: Apply by April 30

Increasing Diversity by Increasing Access (IDIA) Scholar Development team is currently inviting applications for Members and Consultants.

About IDIA

Increasing Diversity by Increasing Access (IDIA) is a pan India non-profit organization, which aims at empowering marginalized and underprivileged communities by creating ‘leaders from within’. As such, the role of IDIA does not stop with merely enabling its trainees to gain admission to the various law schools. Rather, IDIA’s ultimate goal is to transform these trainees into community leaders and leading lawyers who are Creative, Holistic, Altruistic, and Maverick Problem Solvers or CHAMPS.

To this end, our Scholar Development program provides our scholars with a rigorous mentorship program, specialized leadership, and soft skills training, as well as access to various other opportunities that enable their overall development. This not only helps in shaping their holistic growth but also helps increase their chances of employment in the future.

For the first time, IDIA is opening up positions to be part of IDIA Scholars’ journey through law school. If you feel that you could help in the overall planning, structuring, organizing, and implementing the scholar development programs, please do apply!

The Scholar Development team is currently inviting applications for Members and Consultants.

About the Positions

Members: Members will work closely with the Scholar Development Director-in-charge at IDIA. Members will be required to lead various sub-teams at IDIA for organizing and coordinating projects, programs, and assignments advancing scholar development. Members will also be required to partake in planning and structuring the programs to be undertaken.

Consultants: Consultants will be required to give their inputs to the IDIA Scholar Development Vertical on the projects, programs, and assignments that would benefit IDIA scholars. The consultants will also be responsible to find and work out ways to further develop the vertical.

Qualifications Required

The minimum qualifications for the posts are the following:

Members: The applicants shall be law students who will graduate in 2022 or 2023. The applicants should be able to volunteer 4-6 hours a week.

Consultants: The applicants should be graduates in law or any other allied disciplines. The applicants should be able to volunteer 3-4 hours a week.

Salary

These are unpaid and voluntary positions.

Location

Members and Consultants could be located anywhere. Standard remote working protocols apply.

How to Apply?

If you think you are the person for this role, please apply at the earliest! In order to apply, please submit a cover letter along with your resume to prateek@idialaw.org.

All submissions must be completed by April 30th 2021.

Each position requires you to maintain a high level of professionalism and ethical conduct. In case of any doubt(s), please feel free to write to prateek@idialaw.org.

Contact Information

For more information about IDIA, please visit www.idialaw.org.

For information on IDIA Scholar Development program, please visit here, where late Prof. (Dr.) Shamnad Basheer (IDIA’s founder) had himself penned down his idea behind creating CHAMPs.

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