Career Prospects

Career Prospects

Contesting Elections & Associating with the offices of Members of Parliament, Speakers, Chief Ministers, Members of Legislative Assembly, Corporators in the following domains – Political Analyst, Policy Research Associate, Constituency Manager, Media Analyst, Elections Analyst, Public Relations Officer etc.

Learning Outcomes

The holders of the Two-year Master's in Political Leadership & Government of the MIT School of Government, Pune moulded as leaders holding positions in the services of the Democratic societies would master skills w.r.t Personal enhancement and communication with the society.

  • Professional approach to pursuing a career in the political & governmental sector.
  • Widening the horizons of performance by benchmarking the performance of their offices to match the best prevalent practices globally.
  • Understanding the hierarchy of processes with respect to various levels of government from the Panchayats to the highest national offices.
  • Chalking a career route with respect to occupying positions in the social, political and bureaucratic structure of democratic institutional offices.

Future prospects

The career prospects for the students who graduate from MIT School of Government are excellent.

  • Students of this course can look forward to work with leading political leaders, social leaders and various government bodies as Functional Advisors, Strategists and Policy Makers, as back office executives in Political Parties, as Political Analysts & Election Consultants etc.
  • Students interested in actively pursuing politics, for them the course is an eye opener as we are exposing them to all the facets of government & nuances of politics in India as well as providing them with the much-needed global exposure.
  • Strong foundation for civil services aspirants who aspire to play leadership roles in the near future.
  • Several leading corporate houses having social wings are interested in recruiting people with this kind of exposure. A career in NGOs as Consultant or at the Advisory level is also a very good option.
  • This program also develops entrepreneurial spirit - Conceptualize and establish one’s own NGO or political party to transform specific areas in the socio-political arena.
  • Networking of these students with their colleagues within the class as well as the networking they develop in due course of time with the guest & eminent faculties coming to deliver the lectures or while doing field projects and Internship in Political, Social and other sectors also generate immense opportunities in terms of career growth in related areas.