Internship programme in India for Overseas IndiansDecember 08, 2015
Overseas Indian Facilitation Centre (OIFC) Government of India, in partnership with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has recently launched its India Corporate Internship initiative at the OIFC Indian Diaspora Business Meet during the Regional Pravasi Bharatiya Divas in Los Angeles.
The India Corporate Internship initiative has brought together 23 top Indian Corporates like Apollo Hospitals, Blue Star, Flipkart, Forbes Marshall, Godrej, Infosys, Kirlosker Brothers, TATA Chemicals, TATA Consultancy Services, TATA International, TATA Trust, Trent, Wipro, etc to offer over 60 short term (2-6 months) paid internships to students of Indian Origin from top international Universities.
The initiative offers an opportunity for Overseas Indian students to experience the global work culture of top Indian companies, work in a multicultural environment and connect with their roots in India. It will offer a platform for Diaspora students to enhance their profile value through challenging projects.
Students will have an option of working in diverse sectors like Aerodynamics, Automotive, Banking & financial services, Healthcare, Incubation centres for Indian start-ups, IT (software & services), Manufacturing (heavy engineering, consumer durables, infrastructure, etc) Power (distribution & systems) Retail & e-commerce, Social Enterprises, etc.
The objective of the initiative is to expose Indian Diaspora students to opportunities in one of the fastest growing economies of the world and the large dynamic market of India.
A part of OIFC’s India Connect Initiatives & Programmes for Overseas Indians, this initiative is aimed at students of Indian Origin pursuing Post Graduate Programmes in Management, Engineering and Science & Technology. The internships will begin in summer of 2016.
A flyer of the initiative is also attached in PDF format, which contains a link to the brochure with details about the Indian Companies offering internships along with the details of the internship projects/opportunities.
Students can apply through the OIFC website:
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