Institute for Social and Economic Change
SUMMER INTERNSHIP IN SOCIAL SCIENCES
Social and Economic Change (ISEC) is one of the earliest and largest
premier inter-disciplinary research institutions working on social science
research in India. Established in 1972, ISEC has been instrumental in
carrying out robust and competent research studies on various issues in
social sciences. It has also been providing valuable policy feedback to
bring about integrated social, economic and political transformation, with
emphasis on equity and justice. Through both macro and micro-level
studies, with inter-disciplinary approaches, the Institute’s mandate is to
generate knowledge and provide information to improve the quality of
policy-making and serve as a centre for excellence in research and
training in social sciences. The Institute has been accredited with a team
of renowned economists, sociologists, political scientists and
educationists who are well known for their scholarship. Capacity building
among the young researchers is one of the main thrust areas of the
objective of this initiative is to make the young students (post graduate
level) in various social science disciplines to understand nuances of and
participate in the inter-disciplinary social science research.
Providing a platform for
understanding the rigour in the social science disciplines and enhance
the understanding towards analyzing and addressing the social problems
through on hand training.
Facilitate, instruct and
orient the students in developing the research questions either for
further studies or for independent research activity.
Interaction with faculty,
researchers and PhD scholars
First hand exposure in the
arena of research and policy interplay and understand how research and
policy complement and/or contradict with each other.
demands a full time commitment for two months. There will however be
sufficient flexibility regarding the timing of programme. The student will
be required to assist and discuss with the concerned faculty.
candidates will be paid a monthly stipend of Rs.5,000/-, and free
accommodation for a period of two months, depending on the availability of
rooms on the campus. Outstation candidates are will be reimbursed to and
fro second class sleeper train charges or deluxe class bus fare (one time
travel) upon production of ticket/travel proof. Food and other expenses
are to be borne by the participants.
humanities/arts/social sciences who are in the middle of their post
How to apply:
Application will be
formally invited in the month of March and processed in April
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