Economics serving society

A master’s degree that combines theory and practice

The Master of Science SIA promotes dialogue between academic research and new professional practices in consultancy firms, medium and large companies, regulatory authorities, the public administration. The programme also fosters entrepreneurship through the creation of a consultancy firm.

What is the Capstone Project?

The capstone project consists of fulfilling a consulting mandate given by a company or any other organization interested in taking advantage of the training provided by our program in economic evaluation (of all types of investment projects).

It allows you to approach the goals of corporate life and includes 72 hours taught by teachers and guest lecturers with extensive experience on the job market. It offers a unique opportunity to learn from experts how to manage and deliver a consultancy mandate.


  • Autorité de Régulation des Transport (ART)
  • Citizing
  • Engie
  • Hospinomics / AP-HP
  • Mairie de Paris
  • Lime
  • Renault
  • Tier Mobility
  • Transdev
  • World Bank


4-month internship: practice what you have learned during the past year and challenge yourself with a internship’s thesis

Where do the students do their internships?
Société Générale, Citizing, OECD, Engie, Deloitte Montréal, etc.

How to find internship opportunities?
Various seminars are organised throughout the year, during which professionals will come and present their missions and projects they’ve conducted. This is the opportunity for the SIA students to directly approach organisations and potential recruiters.

In addition, two job forums take place every year: PSE holds a Job Forum, where over 20 organisations come and meet with the students. The École des Ponts ParisTech also organises, along with three other top schools, a Forum Trium, a meeting event for students and companies.

PSE and theÉcole des Ponts ParisTech are involved in helping students find an internship
The professors are truly committed in helping youmake contacts and find internships. In addition, the École des Ponts ParisTech dedicated Career Center helps you finding a valuable internship programme with the help of the Master’s sponsors, as well as making informed decisions about career goals and find opportunities related to your professional objectives.

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