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Young Leaders
Public Policy Program

Explore a career in Public Policy, Governance, and Polity.
Live online classes by policy leaders, and experts from
Centre for Civil Society, India

An exclusive live career mentoring program
for Indian pre-college students (14-to-18-year-olds).

Program Fee: Rs. 8000/- (all inclusive)

Young Leaders
Public Policy Program

Explore a career in Public Policy, Governance, and Polity.
Live online classes by policy leaders, and experts from
Centre for Civil Society, India

An exclusive live career mentoring program
for Indian pre-college students (14-to-18-year-olds).

Program Fee: Rs. 8000/- (all inclusive)

Unherd India, in collaboration with the Centre for Civil Society is offering a Certified Public Policy Program for pre-college students (14-to-18 year-olds) to learn about the ins and outs of taking up Public Policy as a Career. Join the live classes, work on practical assignments and case studies, and above all, interact directly with experienced policy makers. Moreover, get a certified experience while you learn the essential skills of research, critical writing, and designing local solutions to India’s enduring policy and governance challenges.

Student selection to be based on application,
and a phone interview round.

Mentorship Duration: 8 Sessions, 90 minutes each.

Dates and Timings: To be Announced Soon (June onwards).

Program Fee: Rs. 8000/- (all inclusive)

What will I Learn?

This is an intensive program for students who wish to gain a foundation in public policy research and development. Students learn critical writing, policy formulation, and gain exposure to diverse career opportunities in public policy through interactions with seasoned industry experts.

The curriculum is specially curated by India’s leading think tank, Centre for Civil Society, via mentors, and experts who plan on helping students make an informed career decision. Moreover, Program includes practical assignments, case studies, policy formulation exercises with real-world examples – a mentoring experience not typically found in a school or college curriculum.

Join us for this one-of-a-kind program, and become equipped to be a Young Leader.


Student Selection based on application,
and phone interview round.

Introduction

Get an in-depth understanding on Public Policy as you interact exclusively with industry professionals to learn how some policies work, and some don’t, and how to ask the right policy questions.

Meet Role Models

You can’t be what you can’t see! Explore lucrative careers in Public Policy as you interact with industry experts who are IAS officers, lawyers, and professors at prestigious universities.

Critical Writing

Gain skills to write effective policy narratives using techniques that focus on thinking behind the communication. Students will not only learn to write critically, but also how to avoid and identify logical fallacies.

Career Ready

The certified Mentorship will introduce students to universities, courses, and a session on Resume building that will hone the students with skills for a future in policy, law, and governance.

The Mentorship Process

Apply online

Fill up the application
form here before May 20.

5

Get selected

Based on your application,
and interview round.

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Start learning

About a career in Public Policy with us.

Young Leaders Public Policy Program

About Center for Civil Society

Centre for Civil Society advances social change through public policy. Their work in education, livelihood, and policy training promotes choice and accountability across private and public sectors. To translate policy into practice, they engage with policy and opinion leaders through research, pilot projects and policy training. You can learn more about their work here.

Center for Civil Society are India’s leading think tank, ranked 5th in India and 83rd in the world by the annual study conducted by 2021 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report released by the University of Pennsylvania.

In this exclusive online mentorship, Center for Civil Society are sharing their resources, knowledge, and expertise to help pre-college students in India make an informed career decision – a mentoring experience not typically found in a school curriculum.

Know more about Center for Civil Society here: https://ccs.in

Got a question?

What is the program fee?
The fee for the certified Mentorship in Public Policy is Rs. 8000/- (all inclusive). A 100% scholarship will be awarded to a student based on financial need and genuine interest in the program. The decision on scholarship solely lies on the selection team. For more details on financial help, please write to: contact@unherd.in.
Why is there a fee?
This program is an exclusive mentorship with limited seating per class, made better through online delivery and an intensive curriculum designed by India’s leading think tank, Center for Civil Society. A minimal fee is charged to sustain ourselves, pay our staff for the maintenance of our organization, and to the mentors who invest significant effort and time in conducting personalized training for you.
What is the duration of the program?
Mentorship is planned for June. Fixed dates and timings to be announced soon once 15 students are confirmed for the class. Total 8 sessions of 90 minutes each to be conducted. Certificates awarded to students upon assignment submission, participation, and final case discussion. 
Do you offer scholarships?
100% scholarships are awarded to students based on financial need, aptitude, and genuine interest in the program. The decision lies solely with the selection committee. For more details please write in to us: contact@unherd.in.

Confused about a career?

Unherd offers mentorship classes on diverse potential careers, for 13 to 18 year-olds, based on their current interest, potential and skillsets.