Entrepreneurship Cell (E-Cell) of the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT-B) will organize a 'start-up intern day' to provide summer internship opportunities for its third year BTech and dual degree students. 'Start- up intern day' will be held by the E-Cell in association with HelloIntern, a start-up from IIT-B. Students from IIT-B will be hiring as summer interns by the companies. The companies have been called in by IIT-B for the benefit of the students. 'The aim is to help students learn about high-potential and high-growth start-ups. This may also motivate them to start their own enterprises,' said T. R Manoj, media manager, E-Cell. 'Due to economic meltdown around 60 pc students are still looking for internships,' added T. R Manoj.
The start-up will get an opportunity to pitch their products, teams, intern profiles and available positions. This will be followed by a networking session where students get to talk with core members of the start-up companies. Students will be provided the internship for a period varies between 8 to 12 weeks, the stipend could vary between INR 5,000 to INR 15,000 monthly. 'The last day of enrolling is April 6. Interviews will start from April 7,' said Manoj.