Keeping the safety of people in mind, Amazon has launched a virtual internship programme for the students in India. The internship is being conducted with an aim to help sharpen the leadership skills and innovative talent of the students.
A virtual curriculum spread across a span of six to eight weeks has been set for the students interning at Amazon.
Amit Agarwal, Country Head, Amazon thanked the teams who made a virtual internship possible wishing the interns a great learning experience at the company.
The internship programme for the students includes mentorship from senior officials at Amazon, opportunities to connect to other interns, moderated group discussions, and fireside chats with senior leaders at the company.
Amazon will also conduct networking events for the students along with them getting the opportunity to attend the leadership conference with the senior executives of Amazon.
With the lockdown being enforced across the country since March 2020 many of the summer internship programmes were cancelled, postponed. The central government also recruited students from the Indian Institute of Management or virtual internships in ministries which are helping with the COVID-19 crisis.