August 23 - October 31, 2021
10 weeks of hands-on experiential learning opportunities to advance your career goals within Product.
The Product Buds Product Fellowship is a 10-week hands-on experiential learning, knowledge-sharing, and relationship-building opportunity for a cohort of aspiring product managers, allowing fellows to gain the necessary exposure to advance their career goals within Product.
Whether you are a student, a new grad or a professional who is looking to transition into Product, this fellowship is aimed at providing you mentoring, experiences and resources to take the next step in your PM career. All sessions will be held in the evenings and virtually!
Gain a tight-knit support network in your journey to Product
Learn about the PM discipline and acquire relevant competencies
Direct access to industry mentors and product leaders
Build a tangible Product portfolio to showcase your learning
mentorships with established product managers in tech industry
from PMs in startups, mature companies, and different industries all around
to build your toolkit
to enhance your personal portfolio
learning resources provided by RocketBlocks
These past 11 weeks filled with new insights, inspirations, and giggles have flown by way too fast, and it's all thanks to the incredible Product Buds team. After a long and eye-opening recruiting journey, I'm beyond excited and grateful to share that I will be joining the Product Management Rotational Program as a product analyst at Dell Technologies after graduation.
Week 1-3: Knowledge Immersion Phase (2 Sessions Per Week)
Week 4: Social + Networking Week
Week 5-7: Skill-Building Phase (3 Sessions Per Week)
Week 8: Social + Networking Week
Week 9-10: Career Launch Phase (2 Sessions Per Week)
The Product fellowship is designed for aspiring Product Managers - specifically, we are looking for students (juniors and seniors only), graduate students, recent graduates or full-time employees who are looking to land a career in Product Management, i.e. no prior full-time experience as a PM.
The fellowship is aimed at providing you mentoring, experiences and resources to take the next step in your PM career. You are required to commit 8-10 hours a week for 10 weeks to attend fellowship sessions, get to know your cohort and work towards the final product case study deliverable.
This is YOUR fellowship! We want you to make the most of it and give your 100% during the fellowship. Product Buds and your mentor(s) will be there to help you gain the skills necessary to be a great PM!
7/26: Application release
7/31: Application due on July 31, 2021 at 11:59 PM PST
8/2 - 8/5: Interviews to selected applicants
8/6: Applicants will be notified of their status by August 6th
8/9: All accepted participants must accept their sport and submit payment by July 9th
8/23 - 10/31: Program duration!
Yes there are limited need-based scholarships available! Here are more details on the price of the Product Fellowship program:
• $200 for full-time working professionals
• [50% student discount] $100 for students at undergraduate or graduate institutions
• [Scholarships] We will have a limited number of need-based scholarships available
Funds will be reinvested back to support Product Buds operations and the community.
Currently we are only able to accommodate participants in the North America time zones. We understand that this could be a barrier for those in other regions, but due to logistical reasons and securing mentors from the region, we will not be able to accept participants outside the North America area.
If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to Drithi Iyer (Head of Program Management, Product Fellowship): firstname.lastname@example.org
We look forward to reading your applications!