Tata ISES hosts international students in India

Sep 04 2013, 14:43 IST
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SummaryStudents from leading universities including, UC Berkley, London School of Economics, University of Cambridge participate.

A contingent of 20 international students completed their two-month experiential internship in the ongoing corporate sustainability projects of the Tata companies in India.

Seven students from University of California, Berkley, one from the University of California, Davis, seven from the London School of Economics & Political Science and five from the University of Cambridge participated in the 2013 edition of Tata International Social Entrepreneurship Scheme (Tata ISES).

The batch worked hands-on on the community initiatives of the Tata companies and entities like Tata Steel, Tata Chemicals, Tata Motors, Titan, Tata Teleservices, Tata Capital, Tata Coffee, Tata Quality Management Services, Tata Medical Center and the Sir Dorabji Tata Trust for a period of two-months.

The areas of their projects ranged from the impact assessment of CS programmes at various Tata companies to sustainable livelihoods; perceptions about infection control at hospitals; safe drinking water; affirmative action; climate change programme evaluations; and road maps for a carbon neutral village.

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