The Salesforce Talent Alliance Fellowship

Developed through a collaborative partnership between Salesforce and K2 University, this 12-week paid fellowship is designed to provide certified, unemployed job seekers hands-on work experience, mentorship, and professional connections with Salesforce partner companies.
Salesforce Talent Alliance Fellowship
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Becoming a Fellow

The Salesforce Talent Alliance Fellowship is a partnership between Salesforce and K2 to provide job seekers with an opportunity to gain hands-on work experience, fostering career growth and development in the Salesforce Ecosystem. This Fellowship offers a 12-week paid experience, which provides candidates from diverse backgrounds hands-on work experience, mentorship and professional connections.

Fellows are hosted by Salesforce partners and customers who are committed to growing their talent pipeline with strong, skilled and diverse talent. To be eligible, you must meet the following qualifications:

  • Earned at least one Salesforce certification
  • Authorized to work in the United States
  • Have not held more than 6 months paid work experience within the Salesforce ecosystem/within a Salesforce role

Applications for the next Fellowship are now closed.

FAQ: Learn More About Becoming a Fellow

What is the Salesforce Talent Alliance?

The Salesforce Talent Alliance empowers and enables Salesforce ecosystem employers to bring new talent into the ecosystem, with a focus on building a diverse workforce that reflects the communities in which we live and work. Learn more & access additional resources.

Where are the employers located?

The employers are in the USA and the work will either be remote or onsite, depending on the employers’ needs.

How will fellows be paired with companies?

Potential candidates and hosts will first be screened by K2 to share details about the program and ensure best fit. Host companies will then have the opportunity to interview candidates of interest. Following interviews, fellowship placements will be made based on the preferences of both the host and candidates.

When will the fellowship take place?

The next fellowship will begin on Tuesday, February 22nd, 2022 and there will be additional cohorts hosted throughout 2022

What happens after I apply?

Once your application is received, the K2 University Talent Alliance Fellowship team will review your application and contact you using the email address you provided. We’ll let you know about any required next steps, additional information requirements such as professional references or application requirements, and status updates.

If I have an update to my application, how do I contact you?

If you need to update your application, please send your revisions to the K2 University Talent Alliance Fellowship team using this contact form. Please do not submit another application!

How many hours do fellows work?

The fellowship is a full-time commitment that requires fellows to be available 40 hours per week for 12 weeks, excluding any holidays.

I’m an employer, where can I go to request a fellow?

If you are a Salesforce Partner, you can apply to host a fellow.

What happens at the end of the fellowship?

If the host company has an open role that fits the fellow’s skills, the host may extend an offer to the fellow. Alternatively, we will connect the fellow to a variety of employment resources and open opportunities.

Who is K2?

K2 Partnering Solutions is a global leader in technology services. We provide highly consultative human capital management services to our clients and our specialization means we provide an unparalleled level of expertise in the enterprise applications space. Our training and enablement brand, K2 University, helps businesses innovate and become more agile and competitive by providing official technical, functional, and soft-skills training solutions to companies and independent professionals.

I have additional questions, how do I contact you?

If you have additional questions about the fellowship, send them to K2 University Talent Alliance Fellowship team using this contact form.

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