History of the HHS Entrepreneurs-in-Residence Program
Eligibility for Internal Entrepreneurs
Eligibility for External Entrepreneurs
Reviewing Criteria and Selection Process
How to Apply
Frequently Asked Questions
How are Internal Entrepreneurs compensated?
Internal Entrepreneurs will continue to be paid under the same compensation structure prior to joining the HHS Entrepreneurs Program.
How are the Entrepreneurs-in-Residence compensated?
It is up to the participating Operating / Staff Division to determine the compensation for the Entrepreneurs-in-Residence. The entrepreneurs will be brought in as Term Appointments and will receive the same employee benefits as any other Federal employee: FEHB, FEGLI Programs, and Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS); Annual and sick leave.
How many positions are available?
For each cohort, the Department will select up to 20 Internal Entrepreneurs (resulting in 4 – 6 projects) and up to 6 – 8 External Entrepreneurs, depending on the need.
What happens if I am selected?
Internal Entrepreneurs have been notified and selected to participate in the second cohort. More information on who the Internal Entrepreneurs can be found under the “Who” tab.
The External Entrepreneur application process has recently closed and applicants will be notified in August/September 2013 and can be expected to start as early as September/October 2013.
Do your Entrepreneurs-in-Residence have to relocate?
In order to maximize the effectiveness of the project, we recommend that individuals selected as HHS Entrepreneurs-in-Residence relocate to the project site for the duration of the program.