Internshala to organise summer internship fairs in Tier-II cities of India: Aims to create meaningful opportunities for non-technical college students
Internshala, India’s largest internship and training platform, is organising summer internship fairs in five tier-II cities across India. The internship fairs would bring internship opportunities exclusively for the students pursuing BA, BCom, BSc, BBA, and other similar degrees. The first internship fair will be held in Jaipur on 7th April 2019, followed by Bhopal, Ahmedabad, Bhubaneswar, and Kochi in the coming months.
Despite the economical and technological advancements, the emerging India is facing an issue of skill gap and unemployability. Limited employment opportunities are available for students, especially from non-technical educational backgrounds, tier-II/III cities, and villages of India. Through this initiative, Internshala aims to help improve the employability of students and spread awareness on the power of internships in building a successful career among the student communities.
The summer internship fairs would offer in-office, part-time, and virtual internships across various profiles like content writing, business development, marketing, social media marketing, and operations. To attend the offline internship fairs, students from non-technical backgrounds from each of the 5 cities have to register for each fair online. The top 200 applicants will be interviewed during the offline internship fair in each city. Additionally, various seminars and workshops will be held for the students during the internship fairs. Apart from this, Internshala will recognise colleges with maximum participating students with a certificate during the fairs.
“I come from a small town in Nawalgarh, Rajasthan and have closely observed the lack of opportunities students face in our tier-2 cities; due to this, some students often move to tier-I cities while some remain unemployed. There isn’t a lack of talent in these cities but there is a lack of awareness about the opportunities. While the internet penetration has changed this scenario to some extent, the majority of students are unaware.”, said Sarvesh Agrawal, founder and CEO of Internshala.
“Often, students from non-technical background write to us about the lack of opportunities available for them. Through the summer internship fairs, we hope to take internships closer to those students and help them understand how internships could help them get ahead in their careers.”, he added.
Internshala was founded in 2010 and provides internship opportunities to over 5 million users registered with it and offers online trainings in 15 in-demand skills. Students and recent graduates can find internships in a diverse range of fields including engineering, management, applied arts, science, law, design, hotel management, architecture, and so on.
The first internship fair will be held in Jaipur on 7th April 2019. To attend the same, students can register online at Jaipur Internship Fair.