Second Career Internship Programme

The Second Career Internship Programme is a unique initiative which creates opportunities for women returning to the job market after a break



The Second Career Internship Programme (SCIP) is aimed at professional women who have taken a career break and are looking to return to the job market. The programme facilitates this by offering live business projects with flexible schedules and project-based employment. Described as a ‘career transition management programme’, it focuses on developing alternative talent pools in traditional and non-traditional formats.

This pioneering programme was launched on International Women's Day in March 2008. In 2012, the application process was taken online, making it more convenient and accessible. Using this facility, Tata companies can post projects throughout the year and aspirants can log onto www.tatasecondcareer.com to view, select and apply for live business projects, online, just like any other job portal.

As part of the programme, selected candidates get the opportunity to work on business projects offered by Tata companies with approximately 500 hours of engagement. The projects are spread over five to six months on a flexi-time basis.

The programme currently offers opportunities in India in Mumbai, Pune, Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad and NCR (National Capital Region), and will be expanding to other cities.

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