LEAP Program is a Taiwan high-tech talent circulation program. We aim to create mutually bonds and meaningful connections through matching forward-thinking companies with specialist talents. In this way, we cultivate and empower brilliant young minds who are in-harmony with businesses set on improving the world.
At LEAP, we seek partnerships that advance beyond borders. Together we change the world through meaningful connections. To know more details and the most accurate timeline, please visit the Host Company Homepage. If you would like to join us, please click “Join 2020-3 batch” on top to fill in your company's information.
To Become a LEAP Host organization should…
- Prepare a training plan
- Provide suitable workspace and equipment
- Offer ongoing supervision and evaluation
Each batch usually takes 3 months to select candidates, and also take another 3 months to conduct all the administration procedure. Therefore, from the selection process, it usually takes 6 months. Additionally, admitted trainees will take time to process the visa application. As for the specific timeline of each batch, please check the detail information on the Host Company home page.
The whole LEAP Program selection process would collaborate with the host companies, and the companies would have the right to interview and choose the candidates.
Regarding to LEAP Program Office is based in Taiwan, and the host companies located in U.S, France, Israel. The whole communication and administration process of LEAP Program would conduct in the air. If the host companies could be aware of the following notifications, it would help both parties have a pleasant collaboration.
1. Be aware of LEAP Program Administration timeline and E-mails
LEAP Program Office would release the timeline of each batch on the Host company home page and send reminders while the significant milestone is approaching, we would need your assistance to confirm and coordinate the following administrative work.
Some host companies email system would block LEAP Program Office mail as a spam mail, so please check the spam mail from time to time, particularly the date is approaching each timeline.
The timeline would be like the following flow chart for your reference.
2. Company Information, Candidate interview, Trainees on Board Administration are three of the most important procedures that LEAP Program office need the host company to collaborate closely.
3. Please inform LEAP Program Office the Substitute contact
While the main contact of your company for LEAP Program on vocation or he/she is no longer in the company, please do remember to inform LEAP Program Office who is the substitute contact, in order to keep being informed during the selection process.
The patent generated during the training at the host company shall belong to the host company.
After the training period, LEAP Program Fellows are obliged to return to and serve in Taiwan within five years. The time span of serving in Taiwan should be as long as the training period of accepting the subsidy.
Host companies can choose their ideal candidates. However, the final matchmaking result will be determined by the final review of MOST Committee.