Summer 2017 Projects

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The following Tata Social Internships are being offered for June-July / July-August 2017. Please note that these are just broad topics and are intended to inform potential interns of the subject matter of the projects and the Tata companies that are offering them. The actual project titles and their objectives will be available by April. Prospective Tata interns can state a preference, but cannot be guaranteed that they will be offered their preferred topic.

Internship Dates:
For UC Berkeley and UC Santa Cruz students: Monday, May 29, 2017 ~ Fri, July 28, 2017 
For UC Davis Students: Monday, June 26, 2017 - Thursday, August 24, 2017

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Tata Medical Center
2 spots offered

Kolkata

Project: Incidence and clinical outcome of Chickenpox and Zoster in cancer center in eastern India.

Study will include: Data collection from electronic and paper based medical records/ hospital stock or inventory records or hospital pharmacy records or lab records.   Data analysis on Excel  Data presentation  Report preparation
Skills Required English language proficiency  Excel and powerpoint proficiency
Desirable Background:  Interest in health sciences  Degree in science/ economics/ public health

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Kolkata

Project: Outcome of patients with Gram Negative bacterial infections in a cancer center in eastern India

Study will include:  Data collection from electronic and paper based medical records/ hospital stock or inventory records or hospital pharmacy records or lab records.   Data analysis on Excel  Data presentation  Report preparation
Skills Required English language proficiency  Excel and powerpoint proficiency
Desirable Background:  Interest in health sciences  Degree in science/ economics/ public health

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Tata Steel
2 spots offered

 

Jamshedpur

Project: A study of practices in TEEP (TATA Educational Excellence Program) schools 

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Jamshedpur

Project: "Sanitation" under corporate sustainability.

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Sir Dorabji Tata Trust and Allied Trust
2 spots offered

Kuran, Rajasthan

Project: Rural development: Process documentation interventions for holistic development of tribal village in Rajasthan
Preference is for a student with working knowledge of Hindi.

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New Delhi

Project: Education: Capturing impact of libraries on children
Preference is for a student with working knowledge of Hindi or Marathi

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Taj Hotels, Resorts, & Palaces
1 spot offered

Based out of Mumbai Corporate Office with extensive travel to project sites

Project: Research on Handloom Weaves in India.

As part of its CSR endeavor, Taj Hotels, Resorts & Palaces is working towards preserving & reviving traditional dying art & craft forms of India. One of the programs under this focus area is the Varanasi Weavers Program. This program aims to preserve the tradition of handloom weaving in Varanasi.

The intern will be required to research the traditional weaves of India, do a comparative analysis of the ways by which companies & art & cultural government & non-governmental institutes are preserving this traditional art form, and to provide recommendations on the handloom weaves that Taj can take up as a project to preserve & conserve.

Responsibilities will include In-depth research of traditional weaves of India,  Analysis of the current ways by which traditional weaves are being preserved by organizations (government/non-government/for profit) in India,  Recommend which traditional weaves are to be taken on as a project,  Devise an end to end project plan for the same