Alumni ­Student Mentoring Program: TISS Alums Association

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Date: May 30, 2016 - July 27, 2016

Venue: Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai


The Alumni­Student Mentoring Program of TISS Alums Association brings alumni and post­graduate students of Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) together for professional growth. Alumni (mentors) provide valuable insights on navigating through the post­collage world. Students (mentees) build career networks and develop skills to become better professionals and leaders.

About the program:

The Alumni­Student Mentoring Program is a year long program hosted by the TISS Alums Association (TISSAA). We pair students with alumni who are working in the field the student is hoping to peruse. The program is designed for the both 1st and 2nd year Post­graduate students of TISS. During this period mentors can assist mentees to decide their career path and address the skill gap between theory and practice as required in the professional field. Thus the program will run from the month of August 2016 to March 2017 and is structured around monthly mentor and mentee meetings and includes two on­campus meeting (for local mentors only) across semesters, i.e. one on­campus meeting per semester. This program is for all the students across all post­graduate courses conducted by TISS, so all students are encouraged to apply.

So what are you waiting for?!!!

Download the Application Form and complete the application process by July 15, 2016. Matches will be made on the basis of application form. Students and alumni will be notified of their status in the program on August 14, 2016. Mentors and students are encouraged to meet up in person if possible, email or even Skype in order to stay in touch.

Application Fee:

  • For 1st Year Master Students: Rs. 100/­ (Rupees Hundred Only)
  • For 2nd Year Masters Students: Rs. 200/­ (Rupees Two Hundred Only)

Fee Payment Process:

  1. A participant can pay his/her application fee by cheque/DD in favour of “Tata Institute of Social Sciences Alums Association” payable at Mumbai and send it along with the filled­up Registration form and send to the Alumni Office (address mentioned in the footer note).
  2. The payment can also be made directly at ICICI Bank anywhere in the country or through on­line transfer to “Tata Institute of Social Sciences Alums Association A/c No. 109801000823” (RTGS/NEFT IFSC Code: ICIC0001098; Home Branch: Deonar, Mumbai 400088) while e­mailing the payment details along with scanned copy of the Registration Form at tissalumsassociation@tiss.edu/tissalumsassociation@gmail.com
  3. Pay Cash at Alumni Office - Room No. 11, MS Gore Academic Block, Naoroji Campus, TISS, Deonar, Mumbai ­ 400088

Disclaimer: Since Alumni­Student mentoring is a voluntary program, we never know who with what backgrounds – will apply, so unfortunately we can't guarantee we'll have a perfect match for every applicant. But it will be our utmost effort to find the best alumni­student match at the best.

For more information on the mentoring program, please visit the Alumni Office by seeking an appointment by either calling at 022­2552­5918 or through e­mail at tissalumsassociation@tiss.edu.

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