- Over 300 offers made in IIT Delhi’s virtual internship hiring season
Over 300 offers made in IIT Delhi’s virtual internship hiring season
NEW DELHI: Students at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi bagged over 300 offers in its recently-concluded intern hiring season, held completely online.
More than 230 unique selections were offered including international training in Hong Kong, South Korea and the US. More than 150 organisations had registered for the internship hiring season.
Various international and domestic companies hired students studying in the second and third year of B. Tech programmes and fourth-year students studying in the five-year dual degree programme. Several students have also bagged more than one internship offers.
Virtual internship hiring
With the help of multiple e-resources, the institute conducted the registrations, students’ orientations for the first phase of the internship hiring season. The final phase will commence in January 2021.
Training, company presentations, company pre-process like tests, group discussions to selection interviews were also conducted in online mode.
“The number of selections has been quite impressive for the undergraduate students of the institute who have opted for summer internship for Summer 2021. We hope that the robust intern hiring numbers at the start of the season are an indication of hiring numbers in final placement as well,” said Anishya O. Madan, ILO & Head, the office of career services (OCS), IIT Delhi.
Madan also extended her gratitude for the efforts of the OCS team including staff, student coordinators and volunteers for the seamless conduct of the internship selection processes in a virtual mode.
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