At ISPP, we have designed our own career support mechanism

“ISPP aspires to create a cadre of policy leaders who undergo a comprehensive academic programme in public policy, along with rigorous training in management, communication and leadership skills. Our support system for career growth covers a comprehensive set of resume building and interview training sessions, with the aim of preparing the scholars to go from being ‘interview-ready’ to ‘industry-ready.’

ISPP has a dedicated careers team working with each scholar to explore prospective career pathways and towards enabling career opportunities of the scholar’s areas of interest. "

Three Es towards Employment

The spirited diversity of ISPP’s cohort is also reflected in their varied career aspirations.

At ISPP, we have designed our own career support process – the ‘Three Es towards Employment’ to competently leverage on the varied skill sets and domain expertise that our scholars offer and enable each scholar to pursue varied career opportunities .

  • Interview Practice Exercises
  • Industry Interviews
  • Resume-Building Workshops
  • Case Interview Sessions
  • One-on-One Career Counselling
  • Special Series on Career Development

  • Tea and Policy Sessions
  • Policy Hackathons
  • Immersive Learning Projects (ILPs)
  • Short-term Internships/Projects

  • Assistance in Pursuing Higher Studies
  • Placement Assistance

Immersive Learning Project

Immersive Learning Projects (ILPs) are designed to provide our scholars with real-time experience working on policy projects, ILP is a remotely monitored engagement with a partner organisation undertaken by the ISPP scholars as a part of their curriculum. During the course of this programme, we expect scholars to successfully work with firms on live projects, and apply their public policy training to solve complex policy challenges that the partner organisation is facing. The following organisations have participated in the Immersive Learning Programme – BCG, EY, Niti Aayog, NSDC, Safewater Network, Chase India, Sehgal Foundation, GRAAM, and APCO Worldwide.

Thematic Areas

MALNUTRITION IN INDIA
MAINSTREAMING GENDER IN WASH
SKILL DEVELOPMENT
ENABLING PROFITABLE INVESTMENTS IN INDIA
POLICY ADVOCACY

Organizations where our scholars did their ILPS

Tea and Policy

The ‘Tea and Policy’ session is a unique initiative where we invite public policy professionals from a diverse range of industry backgrounds to engage with our scholars. These events are structured to be free flowing discussions which not only provide the scholars with an avenue to network with industry leaders but also gives them an insight into the day-to-day workings of a policy professional.

A few policy professionals who have engaged with our scholars include Aman Jain (Google), Priti Srivastava (Reliance Industries), Rajesh Chadha (Brookings), Anu Madgavkar (McKinsey), Nirat Bhatnagar (Dalberg), Ranen Banerjee (PwC), etc.

Careers in Public Policy

Our Recruiters

Our academic curriculum and career support system for professional and personal growth gave ISPP scholars an opportunity to work in reputed organisations.

Scholar Placements

SECTOR-WISE BREAK-UP OF PLACED SCHOLARS FROM CLASS OF 2020

Career Support Testimonial