Selection Process

Below is an overview of the selection process for the 2022 IDFTP.

Date Event
Jun 01, 2021 Application Opens
Aug 16, 2021 Trainee Application Due at 5:00pm
Applications must be submitted by this date. The application will be available June 1.
Sep 22, 2021 Notification and Scheduling of Interviews
Selected applicants will be invited to interview. Not all applicants are invited to interview. Interviews are required for admission.
Oct 04, 2021 – Oct 08, 2021 1 x 2 Virtual Meeting
Meet with an experienced facilitator and one other applicant via Zoom.
Oct 11, 2021 or Oct 15, 2021 Interviews Round 1
Take part in a small-group interview with Gary Dexter, Yifat Sharabi-Levine and Collins Dobbs (hold a half day).
Oct 18, 2021 – Oct 22, 2021 Interviews Round 2 (as needed)
Individual video interview with Gary Dexter, Yifat Sharabi-Levine or Collins Dobbs (1 hour).
Oct 25, 2021 – Oct 27, 2021 Trainee Selection and Notification
Nov 03, 2021
7:00pm – 9:30pm
Kickoff Dinner for Selected Trainees
Cohort of 12 selected trainees will gather for dinner with Gary Dexter, Yifat Sharabi-Levine and Collins Dobbs. Information on upcoming training, and activities to support relationship building.
Nov 08, 2021 – Dec 23, 2021 Individual Coaching
1 hour (by phone) with Collins to define learning goals