Internships

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A presentation by GreenHat Ventures Pvt. Ltd. on Internship Opportunities and their usefulness in a students career.

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Internships

  1. 1. Building Brands | Carving Careers
  2. 2. GreenHat Ventures Pvt. Ltd How to get an Internship in INDIA? Abroad?? Rajesh Kumar Naidu Yabaji Vishnu Komma Manager, Campus Relations [email_address]
  3. 3. Is it true? <ul><li>You’ve networked on Orkut and Facebook… </li></ul><ul><li>You’ve explored the world through India Today and Outlook… </li></ul><ul><li>Maybe, you just got an SMS from 54321 about a contest… </li></ul><ul><li>But, when it comes to information and networking for YOUR </li></ul><ul><li>career, you don’t have a one-stop solution </li></ul><ul><li>We all are confused when it comes to career choices… </li></ul>
  4. 4. NOT ANY MORE…
  5. 5. About Us <ul><li>A start-up venture by a group of IIT Kharagpur Alumni </li></ul><ul><li>Vision: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To empower the young talent to make better and more informed career decisions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To connect employers to the right talent and help them earn “the employer of choice” tag among the talent </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Solution Spot Choose the right career path Be Spotted Showcase yourself before employers Grow Make yourself industry-ready <ul><li>Fastrak TM : Virtual Industry tours </li></ul><ul><li>Employer Profiles </li></ul><ul><li>Career Doctor TM : Self-Assessment Tool </li></ul><ul><li>Networking with peers/alumni </li></ul><ul><li>e-Career Fairs </li></ul><ul><li>Scholarship/fellowship opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Resume Builder </li></ul><ul><li>Interview simulator TM </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive industry simulator courses </li></ul>
  7. 7. Our Media portfolio CQ (Career Quotient) is the first exclusively campus career publication in India. You Choose is the Web 2.0 version of a career portal—a first of its kind career community on the Web Partnering with Affle, we provide contextual career information through their SMS 2.0 product You Choose! www.youchoose.in
  8. 8. Our current campus network
  9. 9. Internship? <ul><li>What is an internship? </li></ul><ul><li>Why do you want to do an internship? </li></ul><ul><li>When do you do an internship? </li></ul>
  10. 10. Outline <ul><li>Where an Internship? </li></ul><ul><li>Resume/Cover Letter </li></ul><ul><li>Scholarships/Sources of Funds </li></ul><ul><li>How to go about it? </li></ul>
  11. 11. Where an Internship? <ul><li>Internship Abroad </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Industrial </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Research Centers/Laboratories </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Independent Consultants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NGO’s </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Internship in India </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Industrial </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Research Centers/Laboratories </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>University </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Scholarships <ul><li>Scholarships of governments of different Countries (DAAD) </li></ul><ul><li>Scholarships floated by Labs </li></ul><ul><li>University Undergraduate Research Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Organizations Promoting Research </li></ul><ul><li>Company Compensations </li></ul><ul><li>Professor’s Funds (Student Worker’s) </li></ul><ul><li>Many….. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Resume/Cover Letter <ul><li>Why? Why this field? Why this organization? </li></ul><ul><li>Your Goals? How will this help you get there? </li></ul><ul><li>Period for your internship? </li></ul><ul><li>Position Specific Resume. (Use variants of your resume) </li></ul><ul><li>Get your resume reviewed as many times as possible </li></ul><ul><li>CQ can of course guide you..  </li></ul>
  14. 14. How to go about it? (Company) <ul><li>What not to do </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Most of the leading Companies follow on Campus Internship Recruitment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>US Industrial Internships are very difficult, Europe relatively easy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Opportunities posted on Job Portals of the company website – lowest probability  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>As a last option fill the form! </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>What to do? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For Indian Companies, reach to the phone number of the HR on the website </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Local Companies have local requirements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Visit the career website for each country </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Germany – de (www.unilever.de) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>France – fr </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Australia – au </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Canada – ca </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>As far as possible search for e-mail contacts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><ul><li>Navigation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Language tools of google </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Switch language option in the website </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Full version is not available </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Master some keywords like </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Praktikum – Internship </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Stages – Internship </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Karrier – Careers </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>E-mail your Cover Letter with a CV attached. </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. How to go about it? (Univ) <ul><li>Google – List of Universities(>30) </li></ul><ul><li>Application </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cover Letter with CV as an attachment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cover Letter with CV typed after the letter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>An resume embedded cover letter! </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Navigation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>University main website (change language in case of European) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Go to Departments Listing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>People or Faculty or Research Groups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mail to people relevant to your research interest </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mailing to 50 appropriate persons is equivalent to 500 blind e-mails! </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. After you get a positive reply? <ul><li>Almost 80% of your work is done! </li></ul><ul><li>Try to guess what your work will be, where you fit in? </li></ul><ul><li>Review as much literature as possible. </li></ul><ul><li>Study the background of the research group/company </li></ul><ul><li>Reply to the related person in a very appropriate manner, consult people before replying also. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t dare lose it! You know it! I know it! Its rare! </li></ul>
  20. 20. Information Sources <ul><li>www.sectorpages.com </li></ul><ul><li>Fortune500 listings </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sectorwise listings </li></ul></ul><ul><li>SURF, REU – USA (Caltech, Penn etc) </li></ul><ul><li>May contact your Campus Associate for more information </li></ul>
  21. 21. Last but not the least … PRAY TO GOD! LUCK IS INDEED A FACTOR! ALL THE BEST!
  22. 22. Financials <ul><li>USA ($) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Airfare : $ 1500 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Living : $ 600 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Food : $ 400 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Insurance : $ 100 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Application Process : $ 400 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Europe (€) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Airfare : € 700 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Living : € 500 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Food : € 300 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Insurance : € 100 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Application Process : € 0 </li></ul></ul>$2900 € 1600
  23. 23. Questions?

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