The Jindal School of Environment and Sustainability (JSES) of JGU has partnered with 20 leading international and Indian organizations, which will provide research and internship opportunities to the students enrolled in the B.A. (Hons.) in Environmental Studies. These collaborations will enable the students to get a practical understanding of ecological and conservation issues through work experience and will result in internship and placement opportunities.
The 20 organizations in collaboration with JSES are: The World Wildlife Fund, Pacific Environment, World Resource Institute, MC Mehta Foundation, Environment Support Group, Global Policy Insights, Toxics links, Tagore Society for Rural Development, Navdanya Foundation, Indian Council for Enviro – Legal Action, Delhi Greens, Envipol, Green Munia, Dhiway – Research, Uneako, Centre for Science & Environment, Rajputana Society of Natural History, Future group – CSR, Hyundai Electric and the Directorate of Environment & Climate Change.
Consequently, graduates of JSES will have multifarious career opportunities at international, national, regional, state and local government institutions and agencies, NGOs and the private sector, where corporations and industry also need expertise in developing projects that require environmental impact assessments.
JSES, the ninth school of JGU was set up in 2019 with an aim to address environmental education though its newly established BA (Hons) in Environmental Studies, which will commence classes in September 2020. The curriculum of the programme incorporates seven aspects of environmental studies: (i) ecology and biology; (ii) demography and science; (iii) human and environment interaction; (iv) climate change; (v) renewable energy; (vi) environmental laws; and (vii) forests and wildlife to provide a holistic education in environmental studies.