Internship in Social Sciences at Institute for Social and Economic Change in Bangalore
Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), has invited applications for Internship in Social Sciences 2021 at ISEC, Bangalore for 2021
The core objective of this initiative is to make the young students of Post graduate level, to undergo internship in various social science disciplines to understand nuances of and participate in the inter-disciplinary social science research.
The Program will (i) Provide a platform for understanding the rigour in the social science disciplines and enhance the understanding towards analyzing and addressing the social problems through hands-on training (ii) Facilitate, instruct and orient the students in developing the research questions either for further studies or for independent research activity (iii) Interaction with faculty, researchers and PhD scholars of nine different academic centres of ISEC (iv) get First hand exposure in the arena of research and policy interplay and understand how research and policy complement and/or contradict with each other.
Duration: Internship will be for two months between 1 April 2021 and 31 July 2021. There will however be sufficient flexibility regarding the timing of programme. The student will be required to assist and discuss with the concerned faculty.
Allowance: The selected candidates will be paid a monthly stipend of Rs.5,000/- based on strict attendance and diligence. Free accommodation for a period of two months’ subject to availability will be provided only for out-station students. Selected outstation candidates will be reimbursed to and fro second class sleeper train charges upon production of ticket/travel proof. The interns will have to bear expenditure on food and all other expenses during stay.
Eligibility: Applicants should be students of social sciences preferably be in the middle of their Post-graduation. In exceptional cases, those who have completed Post-graduation recently or those pursuing M.Phil may also be considered.
Areas for Research: Decentralisation, Urban Studies, Gender Studies, Tourism & Valuation of Ecosystem Services, MSME, Public Finance, Trade and Industrial Sector, Education, Labour Market, Agricultural Economics, Medical Sociology, Migration, Labour, Human Capital, Climate Change, Population Studies, Health, Political Science/ Political Theory, Carbon Food prints.
Application: Application form can be downloaded from http://www.isec.ac.in/summer-internship.htm
The filled-in application accompanied by two recommendation letters issued by the Head of the Department and a senior faculty member from the Department should reach ‘The Registrar, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Dr VKRV Rao Road, Nagarabhavi PO, Bangalore 560 072’ by March 27, 2021.