March 08, 2008

Tata Group dedicates second 'Career Opportunity' to women

The Tata Group, one of India's largest and most repected private sector conglomerates, on the occasion of Women's Day announced the 'Second Career Internship Programme' for women professionals. The programme seeks to provide an opportunity and explore the expertise of talented women professionals who have opted to take a career break after some initial years of work.

The Tata Second Career Internship Programme (SCIP) is open to women with qualification in management, accountancy, law or enineering, with minimum 4 years of experience in functions like HR, marketing, finance, legal, manufacturing etc. However, the applicants should have taken a career break of less than 8 years.

Highlights of Tata Second Career Internship Programme
  • 500 hours of engagement spread over 5-6 months
  • Attractive project fees of upto Rs4 lakh
  • Flexible time
  • Live business projects, initially in Mumbai / Navi Mumbai / Pune
  • Project presentation to Tata senior management team
  • Five days management programme at Tata Management Training Centre (TMTC), Pune
  • Work certificate

As part of the programme, the selected candidates will get the opportunity to work on a 'live' business project by Tata Group companies with approximately 500 hours of engagement which will be spread over 5 to 6 months on a flexi-time basis. Women professionals selected for SCIP projects will get to work with the best of Tata managers who will be their guide till the end of the project. At the end of the project, the candidate will have the option of transitioning into a full time employment.

The Tata Group companies will offer projects across multiple expertise domain areas such as marketing / sales, advertising communication, HR / personnel, manufacturing operations, quality, supply chain, engineering (design / project / maintenance), IT, corporate, strategy / corporate planning, finance, accounting, corporate, legal and merger and acquisitions.

Initially, the programme is open to women professionals residing in Mumbai / Navi Mumbai / Pune. SCIP projects will be allotted based on the area of expertise of the woman applicant after a rigorous selection process that will be completed in 60 days. The selected professionals will also go through a 5-day, residential management programme at the Tata Management Training Centre, Pune.