The Power of Internships           &    How to get one*?
Before we start, a few disclaimers!
We are not this guy yet!  But we are trying.
EPS                        /e ‘pi s/                        NounThis presentation has                        Also known as...
A recent survey found that fear of public speaking is thenumber 1 fear people have, even ahead of fear of dying      √    ...
Our visionAt the core of the idea is the belief that internships, if managed well, can make apositive difference to the st...
Why internships are important?~80% of our university graduates are labeled unemployable by the industry
Why internships are important?The problem of 6,000,000+ under/un-utilized man months every year
Why internships are important?   How we make career choices today.
Why internships are important?How many of us truly understand the career we are getting into?
Advantage Internships                    Students                                            Companies Get to know the re...
Ok, Internships are awesome, but how             to get one?
Until that happens we have to follow some conventional wisdom!
How to get an internship tip #1   Start early, really early!
How to get an internship tip #2      This laundry list will not get you anywhere!Have laser focus on what kind of internsh...
How to get an internship tip #3 The cover letter that took wall street by storm part - ILearn to network, outside facebook!
How to get an internship tip #4This or this cover letter would not work
How to get an internship tip #4          Neither would this!
How to get an internship tip #4The cover letter that took wall street by storm part - II                       But Why?
How to get an internship tip #5  Speed at which a resume gets              It does NOT count if        sent to trash bin  ...
How to get an internship tip #5     Please, please, please avoid jargon!
How to get an internship tip #6  Truer words were never spoken!
This sounds like lot of work, yes it is!“You are important and you are needed. It’s too late to sit around and wait for so...
Thank you!
1.   Internshala Career Scholarship for Girls (Rs. 25,000/-) – last date to apply is 5th     February2.   Internfair (www....
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The power of internships & how to get one

  1. 1. The Power of Internships & How to get one*?
  2. 2. Before we start, a few disclaimers!
  3. 3. We are not this guy yet! But we are trying.
  4. 4. EPS /e ‘pi s/ NounThis presentation has Also known as Engineers’ Procrastination Syndrome – abeen a victim of EPS tendency to put off things till last night before the exam, and still hoping for an excellent result. Commonly found in Engineering campuses in India
  5. 5. A recent survey found that fear of public speaking is thenumber 1 fear people have, even ahead of fear of dying √ X
  6. 6. Our visionAt the core of the idea is the belief that internships, if managed well, can make apositive difference to the student, to the employer, and to the society at large.Hence, the ad-hoc culture surrounding internships in India should and wouldchange.Internshala aims to be the driver of the change.
  7. 7. Why internships are important?~80% of our university graduates are labeled unemployable by the industry
  8. 8. Why internships are important?The problem of 6,000,000+ under/un-utilized man months every year
  9. 9. Why internships are important? How we make career choices today.
  10. 10. Why internships are important?How many of us truly understand the career we are getting into?
  11. 11. Advantage Internships Students Companies Get to know the real world outside classroom  Get fresh and young perspectives on your business problems Experiment with different career tracks  Bucket loads of energy & enthusiasm Learn while your earn – technical & soft skills  Cost effective Network – it’s ever shrinking world Build a recruitment pipeline – better assessment Land a job   Brand promotion
  12. 12. Ok, Internships are awesome, but how to get one?
  13. 13. Until that happens we have to follow some conventional wisdom!
  14. 14. How to get an internship tip #1 Start early, really early!
  15. 15. How to get an internship tip #2 This laundry list will not get you anywhere!Have laser focus on what kind of internship you want!
  16. 16. How to get an internship tip #3 The cover letter that took wall street by storm part - ILearn to network, outside facebook!
  17. 17. How to get an internship tip #4This or this cover letter would not work
  18. 18. How to get an internship tip #4 Neither would this!
  19. 19. How to get an internship tip #4The cover letter that took wall street by storm part - II But Why?
  20. 20. How to get an internship tip #5 Speed at which a resume gets It does NOT count if sent to trash bin • You won a hand writing competition in 5th std • You won a fancy dress competition when 25 • You scored highest marks in school in Maths in 10th std • You attended an ethical hacking workshop in collegeAmount of irrelevant information it has • You presented a paper on ‘Global Economy’ as part of your Economics course • You were a house captain in school or a cricket champ
  21. 21. How to get an internship tip #5 Please, please, please avoid jargon!
  22. 22. How to get an internship tip #6 Truer words were never spoken!
  23. 23. This sounds like lot of work, yes it is!“You are important and you are needed. It’s too late to sit around and wait for somebody to dosomething someday. Someday is now and that somebody is you!”
  24. 24. Thank you!
  25. 25. 1. Internshala Career Scholarship for Girls (Rs. 25,000/-) – last date to apply is 5th February2. Internfair (www.internshala.com/internfair) is going live next week – pretty exciting internships are on the offer1. Internshala CamputInterns for IIT Roorkee • Nikhil Varshney (3rd year, B.Tech; Main Campus) • Hanshika Gupta (2nd year, B.Tech; Saharanpur Campus)

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