WHAT ARE THE TOP SITES IN INDIA TO GET AN INTERNSHIP?
It doesn’t matter whether or not you’re a career oriented person, you must’ve heard the word internship countless number of times throughout the course of your existence. But, do you know what exactly is an internship and how do you manage to get one?
If you want to get more information about what an internship is or where you can get one, then you have come to the right place.
So, buckle up your seat-belt and read ahead.
What is an internship?
An internship is a short-term work experience provided to people (mainly students) by companies (or other organizations) to get some extra entry level work experience to some industry in particular.
Internships are not just for the experience they are also for getting work exposure. Internships can sometimes lead you to getting a full-time job. Internships focus on the development of both hard as well as soft skills.
How can you get an internship?
There are mainly three ways using which you can secure an internship in the field of your choice.
- GO TO YOUR GUIDANCE COUNSELLOR-
Being a student comes with its own perks. One of the perks being that you can find an internship easily using the help of your guidance counselor. You can ask your guidance counselor the best and most suited internships for you and how you can apply for an internship.
- YOU CAN GO ONLINE-
The internet has made it possible and so much easier for us to find an internship. Sites like internshala and indeed are developed solely for this purpose only.
You can apply for an internship (both paid and unpaid) on applications and sites like these.
- APPLY AT YOUR DREAM COMPANY-
Most of us, if not all, have one company in our minds that we think will be the perfect company for us.
All you have to do is apply for an internship at your dream company. Be bold. Be brave.
Being equipped with all this knowledge all you now need to know are the names of the top companies where you can apply to for an internship.
So, let’s just delve into it.
What are the top sites in India where you can apply for an internship?
If you are a student and you are in search for some best internship opportunities in India (both Paid & unpaid), then here’s the list for the same. From big MNCs to Government, Indian students have a lot of Internship opportunities. Especially, undergraduate students in India on a lookout for Summer internships.
Companies like Microsoft, Google, Cadbury, Facebook, Intel, Siemens provide the best internship opportunities. NITI Aayog, AICTE, Lok Sabha and some other Govt departments also call for Internship training.
AICTE or All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) was set up in November 1945 as a national-level Apex Advisory Body to conduct a survey on the facilities available for technical education and to promote development in the country in a coordinated and integrated manner.
They give out internship opportunities to students.
Now the basic question that arises in our minds is how we apply for an AICTE internship.
You have to login into the AICTE portal and register by filling information into your profile. This helps by doing at least half your job for and. This doesn’t even take like 10-15 minutes.
NITI AAYOG INTERNSHIP PROGRAM-
NITI Aayog is a Government internship program of India wherein GOI invites students pursuing Under Graduate/Graduate/Post Graduate degrees or someone who is enrolled as Research Scholars in recognized Universities/Institutions to apply for internships.
- Eligibility criteria: Under Graduate/Graduate/Post Graduate degrees or who are enrolled as Research Scholars in recognized Universities/Institutions.
- Duration of the course: The internship period shall be at least six weeks but not exceeding three months.
- Stipend provided in the internship: No stipend shall be paid for this internship.
GOOGLE SUMMER INTERNSHIP-
Google provides summer internship programs to students who are in search for the internship opportunities.
The 5 Simple Steps to Getting an Internship at Google
- Find the Right Role. First things first, explore Google’s job board for available internship opportunities that match your skills and interests based on your preferred location.
- Focus on Your CV.
- Send Your Application.
- Prepare for the Interview.
- Get an Offer.
UNESCO INTERNSHIP FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS-
UNESCO invites applications for internships in the following sectors: Natural Sciences Sector, Culture Sector, Communication and Information.
- Eligibility: Completed university studies (bachelor’s degree or equivalent) at a university or equivalent institution prior to starting the assignment; Enrolled in a graduate program (second university degree or Master’s degree or equivalent, or higher), at the time of application; or Have graduated with a university degree (first or second degree as defined above), and must start the internship within one-year of graduation.
- Duration of the contract: From 1 to 6 months
- Stipend: UNESCO does not pay interns.
Like these three internship programs there are many more available to us.
Some of them are-
- Internship at paytm
- Asian development bank
- Amazon internship (software development engineering)
- Internships- greenpeace india
- Intel graduate inten
There are so many more companies you can apply to for an internship.
As internships have become so common the companies are looking for them in your resumes. Along with embellishing your resumes internships provide you with the opportunity to get work experience in the field you’re interested in.
Most of the universities and colleges have a mandatory clause for the students to have internships. This might seem like redundant and unnecessary right now but, this will prove to be very important in the future.
Internships are a great way to improve your skills and develop your personalities.
Thank you for reading this far.
I hope I was able to explain to you the importance of getting an internship and the websites you can check out to find an internship.
Have a wonderful rest of your day!!!
Good luck with finding an internship