A new initiative, the India Corporate Internship Program, benefitting young and aspiring physicians/professionals, has been launched during the 2015 Regional Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) Convention in Los Angeles, California, a celebration marking Indian diaspora contributions that help to spur India’s development, held on November 14-15, 2015.
The Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs, the US government and other members of the diaspora have collaborated to organize the event. Aspiring students of professional programs are asked to take advantage of be part of the India Corporate Internship Program, a prestigious, first-of-its-kind program of the Government of India, Ministry of the Overseas Indian Affairs, through the Overseas Indian Facilitation Center (OIFC) in partnership with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for the students of Indian origin pursuing Post Graduate Programs in Management, Engineering, and Science & Technology at premier universities of the world. The program invites them for paid internships in world class Indian companies for 2-6 months.
Some of the world’s best healthcare providers, including Apollo Hospitals, Narayana Health, and Max Group are only a few who are looking forward to our budding physicians to be part of thie great initiative.
One of the world’s fastest growing economics, India is a dynamic market with immense opportunities. With pioneering Indian companies offering a global work culture, India is becoming a preferred career destination for professionals looking for exceptional individual learning and unique growth opportunities.
This program offers students of Indian Origin an opportunity to re-connect with their roots and work in their areas of interest in a dynamic multicultural environment, through paid internships.
It is a unique and exciting opportunities for Indian Diaspora students to contribute and benefit from one of the world’s foremost, vibrant and increasingly global Indian business eco-system.
-US $2200 per month. Students could explore options such as a matching grant or support in some other way from their University.
The host company will either provide accommodation in a hotel/guest house or recommend suitable stay options. Interested candidates can apply to the program on the OIFC website (www.oifc.in/india-corporate-internship/about) or the University recruitment portal.
Submissions must include the complete student evaluation form, updated CV and passport size photograph. Students may apply to more than one company according to their interests. For this, they need to click on the individual company as provided on the program website and attach the required documents for each of them. Shortlisted candidates will be informed about the interview, which will be conducted either at the university campus or online through video conferencing by the company.
Interviews will be conducted in the months of January/ February, 2016 depending on the recruitment sessions at the respective University. Final selections will be made by the company on the basis of the application and interviews. Selected interviews. Selected candidates will be informed by email. Students selected for the internships will be placed in the host company’s offices in major Indian cities depending on where the vacancy/opening is available and as per any other requirements or internal decision by the company.