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IIT-Madras conducts online internship drive, gets 152 offers on day 1

By: Careers Desk | New Delhi |

September 7, 2020 1:59:51 pm





IIT Madras held internships online for the primary time

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras carried out its first-ever online internship drive. On the primary day, a complete of  20 firms participated. These firms collectively made 152 offers to undergraduate college students. It is an increase from final 12 months when 147 offers made on day one in all placement.

Companies interviewed college students over video conferencing platforms through the online internship drive. The institute claims to have acquired two worldwide profiles for internships – Rubrik’s Software Development, primarily based within the USA, and Jane Street’s Quantitative Researcher, Hong Kong. These two worldwide profiles additionally offered the very best compensation, as per the IIT.

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To maintain these internships, IIT-Madras carried out three pupil surveys and two surveys with firms who incessantly recruited on the campus earlier than arriving on the date of starting digital internships. “We had requested companies to be flexible considering that several of our students were in remote and far-flung locations where Internet connectivity may not be as good as in urban locations,” mentioned NV Ravi Kumar, advisor (internship), IIT-Madras.

Microsoft India prolonged the utmost variety of offers – 21 offers – throughout day one. Other prime recruiters that provided internships embody Google, Jane Street, and Rubrik.

Sharing their expertise in organising this occasion, the workforce at IIT  mentioned in an official discover(*1*)

Internships are necessary for B.Tech. and M.Tech programs in addition to Dual Degree college students as a part of their tutorial curriculum.

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