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Application & Selection Process
Initial Application (August 18 – October 31, 2022): All students interested in the IDEC program must complete an initial application. Initial applications will be reviewed by the IDEC project team for eligibility and program fit.
Supplemental Questions: (early-November, 2022): Eligible applicants will be provided with supplemental questions to complete. Responses to the supplemental questions will be used to select applicants for interviews.
Interview Invite (early-November, 2022): Selected applicants will be invited to interview with the IDEC Selection Committee. Interview invitations will be sent via email.
Interviews: (early-mid-November, 2022): 30 minute interviews will be conducted in-person in St. Paul, MN or via video conferencing
Selection Notifications: (December 2022): All applicants will be notified regarding the status of their application or interview.
Orientation (January 2023) All students selected to participate in the IDEC program must complete orientation.