Jindal School of International Affairs breaks new ground in global
- Jindal School of International Affairs breaks new ground in global
Jindal School of International Affairs breaks new ground in global careers
New Delhi, : The current batch of Jindal School of International Relations (JSIA) students have bagged prestigious placements this year.
PricewaterhouseCoopers, Climate Group, SHOOGLE TGES, Global Counter Terrorism Council, Max Securities, Grid 91, Chase India, Human Rights Law Network, Mitkat Advisory, Red R, and Indian Political Action Committee (I-PAC) have recruited the masters’ students.
The students have been offered designations such as Analysts, Consultants, Research Assistants, Teaching Assistants and Geopolitical Risk Analysts with an approximate of 6-7 lakh rupees per annum pay packages.
JSIA expanded its outreach to diverse organizations for student career opportunities. Students from JSIA have branched out to research institutes, think-tanks, consultancies, NGOs, several media and corporate houses, the development sector, risk analyses consultancies, political consultancies, governmental organization, diplomatic missions and human rights and humanitarian organizations. Since its inception in 2011, it has been successful in plugging the lack of quality research and study of international relations in India. The first if its kind, it is one of the only few to offer a Bachelors’ study discipline.
More than 40 organizations have expressed interest in the bachelors’ and masters’ students this year for placements and internships. Some of the leading names are; Centre for Human Rights, The Quint, Confederation of Indian Industries (CII), Federation of Indian Small and Medium Enterprises (FISME), Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), Embassy of Lebanon, Embassy of Iran, Embassy of Brazil, Teach for India, Swaniti Initiative, Strategic foresight, Reliance JIO, QED Group India, DFY-India, China India Foundation, Pollution Action Group, Takshashila Institution, Observer Research Foundation, CRY, CARE India, OXFAM, Development Alternatives, Pragya, Gateway House, Center for Land and Warfare Studies (CLAWS), Republic TV and News 18.
While few students are preparing for Union Public Services Commission examination, others have chosen to pursue higher education at renowned universities like Hebrew University of Jerusalem, St John's College, Oxford University with one selected to pursue their PhD at University of Leiden.
Multiple Indian and International organizations like UNDP, KPMG, Black Knight Media Group (Myanmar), Ministry of External Affairs, Mitkat Advisory and Red R have also been associated with the student’s capstone projects this year.
Commenting on the success of this year’s career opportunities trend, Dr. Sreeram Sundar Chaulia, Dean JSIA says, “Right from the outset JSIA’s main objective has been to continually generate and spread interdisciplinary social science knowledge with an emphasis on rigorous academic training of qualified graduate students. JSIA’s illustrious alumni is its backbone with a steady and strong industry relations.”
In this context of diverse profiles of students being recruited, Prof. (Dr.) C Raj Kumar, VC, Jindal Global University says, “At JSIA it is our endeavour to inculcate in students a fervent attitude towards the ‘big’ global problems and how we, in India, and the Indian institutions can contribute towards their resolution. It is not only about recruitments; it is about developing well-rounded personalities for the future of India at a global pedestal.”
The school has achieved a whopping 95% students’ placement for internships at more than 50 organizations this year.
PAX Edutainment, Women for Afghan Women (Kabul) and Embassy of People’s Republic of China are a few of the international organizations where our students’ have interned at. While the participating Indian organizations are Asian Institute of Diplomacy and International Affairs (AIDIA), Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), Times of India, Global Concerns India (GCI), Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies (IPCS), Thomson Reuters, International Justice Mission, People’s Resource Centre (PRC), Centre for Science and Environment, Center for Policy Research (CPR), One World Foundation, Udayan Care, Bharti Foundation, Dr. Reddy Foundation, AIESEC, Praja Foundation.