At InsideIIM, storytelling is at the core of our identity. Our emphasis is on personal journeys and storytelling. By combining data and content, we create stories that not only resonate with our audience but also add value to their lives.
If you're passionate about making a difference, even to a single user, we encourage you to apply for our program.
Or you may scroll down to read the details below.
What Makes This Opportunity Exclusive?
If you're wondering about the benefits of being part of the InsideIIM Student Team, here are some immediate advantages:
- The chance to earn a stipend of up to INR 1 lakh, along with resume points and LinkedIn recommendations. (Subject to completion of assigned tasks and targets, as well as the tenure.)
- Learning the basics of content marketing, including keyword research, SEO, and Google Analytics.
- Building your personal brand within the MBA space.
- Becoming a brand ambassador for your B-school.
- Standing out among your peers.
- The potential to become an influencer.
What Will You Work On
As a member of the Student Team, you'll have the opportunity to work on the following areas:
- Creating Content such as writing articles and producing videos
- developing mock test questions
- contributing to product and feature development
- providing guidance to aspirants through one-on-one sessions
- organizing competitions on the platform
InsideIIM Student Team 9 - Selection Process
Round 0: Share Your Details Here!
Round 1: Write A Story:
You need to write an article on Journey To B-School and upload it on InsideIIM.com. You may take a look at this Journey To IIM Ahmedabad post to get an idea. If you are yet to receive your final results, start working on the article, and write that results are awaited.
This round of the selection process is designed to assess your writing ability, fluency, and logical reasoning skills. To upload your article, simply log in to insideiim.com, select "Write a Story" from the menu, and follow the instructions. Be sure to include "Student Team Hunt 2023" in the title of your submission.
Once your article is submitted, it will be evaluated by our panel. We look forward to reading your story!
Closing Date: 20th May, 2023 11:59 PM
This round carries 50% weightage in the overall selection process.
Round 2: Content Marketing and Promotions:
This round focuses on your content marketing and promotional skills. It's not just about writing a great story; it's also important to see how well your story is received by the community.
To increase your chances of selection, we encourage you to share your story on various social media platforms and WhatsApp groups. The number of views your story receives will be taken into consideration during the evaluation process.
We're looking for stories that resonate with our audience and generate engagement. Best of luck!
Closing Date: 25th May, 2023 11:59 PM
This round carries 30% weightage in the overall selection process.
Round 3: Interaction Call:
Congratulations on making it to the final round! As the next step, you will have a brief calll with InsideIIM's User Growth Head. During the call, you'll have the opportunity to discuss your interest in joining the Student Team, the specific areas you're interested in working on, and the expectations we have for team members.
Closing Date: 30th May, 2023 11:59 PM
This round carries 20% weightage in the overall selection process.
Results to be declared on 31st May, 2023 6 PM!
For any questions, feel free to reach out to Debayan Purkayastha here!
- Application Start Date: 23rd April 2023
- Round 1 End Date: 20th May, 2023 11:59 PM
- Round 2 End Date: 25th May, 2023 11:59 PM
- Round 3 End Date: 30th May, 2023 11:59 PM
- Final Shortlist Declaration: 31st May, 2023 6 PM!
- Student Team 9 Start Date: 1st June, 2023
- Student Team 9 End Date: 29th Fenruary, 2024
Please note that the duration of the stint includes breaks for term examinations, preparation for Summer Placements, and appearing for Summer Placements.
Here Are Some Student Team Members’ Thoughts Over The Years
“Being a part of the student team at InsideIIM was the biggest B-School metamorphosis that happened to me. Not only did it teach me the nuances of content creation and digital analytics but also helped me establish a social standing in the aspirant community, the B-School fraternity and among the top recruiters. Most of all, it helped me fuel my passion to write and to self sponsor my Grad-Trip to Italy.”
Pratik Ranjan Verma | Project Lead - BCG | HUL PPO Holder | IIM Lucknow, 2017-19 | InsideIIM Student Team 4
“The student program made me a better writer and increased my knowledge about the MBA scenario in India. I realized what the budding aspirants wished to know and got the opportunity to give back to the CAT community. Strongly recommended :)”
- Akshaykumar Sirsalewala | Consultant - BCG | IIM Kozhikode, 2018-20 | InsideIIM Student Team 4
" It was an amazing experience to work with the team. I learnt so much in the process - from understanding how to create topical content to using Google Analytics to increase user reach. One of the best parts was the plethora of opportunities it opened to talk to industry leaders in order to learn from their lives. I absolutely loved it."
-Tanya Shridhar | Brand Manager - Titan Eyeplus | MICA Ahmedabad, 2018-20 | InsideIIM Student Team 5
“The Student Team program gave me an opportunity to help aspirants by providing insights from the college and answering their common queries which hamper their preparation. Additionally, I got an opportunity to connect with students from other top business schools in the country. It was a great experience.”
- Dilsad Ali | Aspiring Politician | Ex-Senior Associate - I-PAC | IIM Bangalore, 2019-21 | InsideIIM Student Team 5
“InsideIIM provided me with the platform to share my CAT experiences with the aspirants. It is both satisfying and rewarding to see aspirants do well whom you connect through the student program. Highly recommended.”
- Ankit Gupta | Senior Manager II - Zepto | IIM Lucknow, 2019-21 | InsideIIM Student Team 5
“InsideIIM was a wonderful experience and a core part of my journey at MICA. It gave me an excellent opportunity to hone my writing skills, learn from the industry experts and also contribute back to the Bschool community. Truly an experience I cherish in ways more than one “
- Ashi Jain | Brand Manager - P&G | MICA Ahmedabad, 2019-21 | InsideIIM Student Team 5
“InsideIIM.com Student Team is a very unique opportunity that open pathways to becoming a famous content creator in the Preparation space. It provides you with multiple avenues of Videos, Written content and talk shows. Not only is it a perfect pathway for aspiring content creators as a launchpad but if you perform well, it allows you to contribute even further. I was recognised by my professors and peers as a member of the platform. I would consider it an opportunity better than the PR Cell or any Media bodies of your college by far. Would highly recommend it!”
- Rishabh Singh | Product Manager II - Games24X7 | IIM Kozhikode, 2019-21 | InsideIIM Student Team 5
“Joining the InsideIIM’s student team was a stepping stone for me into the world of mentorship. It transformed the way I looked at various aspects of the B-school & corporate world including placements, job domains, resume writing, internships etc. Quoting personal anecdotes at IIML and helping aspirants crack the CAT through prep guides helped me reach 1Mn+ viewers and build my personal brand.”
- Manavdeep Singh Grover | Category Head: Home & Furniture - Meesho | IIM Lucknow, 2019-21 | InsideIIM Student Team 5
“InsideIIM's Student Team program is a good opportunity for an MBA student. In this program, I got hands-on experience of Content marketing. The work never interfered with my academics. Throughout my stint I received good support from InsideIIM team. I also earned some good CV points.”
- Rishi Kumar | Manager - JioMart | RIL | IIM Calcutta, 2019-21 | InsideIIM Student Team 5
“I opted for the student program out of my love for writing ...the opportunity to interact and network with fellow MBA students and aspirants came like a cherry on the top.”
- Nikita Tayal | Incoming IIFL | Ex- JP Morgan | IIFT Delhi, 2019-21 | InsideIIM Student Team 5
“It was a great medium to bring out stories of MBA aspirants and share tried and tested tips for CAT and GDPI process. I enjoyed my entire tenure so much so that I could continue writing research reports for InsideIIM. The team is highly professional while allowing you to experiment with your stories and writing skills. “
- Pratibha Goenka
Director - Limitless Plasto | Ex-Unacademy | MDI Gurgaon, 2019-21 | InsideIIM Student Team 5
“The experience certainly gave me tons of exposure. I got invited to speak on the live sessions. I also got to write a lot of articles based on my experience, and learned about topics like Career changes, and different domains in MBA. I'll recommend joining this program to anyone who is looking to learn something and connect with people outside of their campus life.”
- Amrita Mishra | Consultant - Mastercard | IIM Calcutta, 2020-22 | InsideIIM Student Team 6
“The student program at Inside IIM really helped me understand the intricacies and journey of a CAT aspirant much more closely. It really equips one with a perspective on how to grasp the maximum from one’s journey.”
- Prerna Raj | Senior Associate - BCG | IIM Calcutta, 2020-22 | InsideIIM Student Team 6
“A great opportunity to be a part of InsideIIM's content generation and marketing team and learn by being actually involved in the execution. It helped me to a great extent in adding skills like content creation, digital marketing & user behavior analytics. I served as a mentor to students about to enter B-school and hence got a chance to give back to the community. Creating your personal brand across B-schools is the added bonus.”
- Anuj Gupta | Product Manager - Info Edge | FMS Delhi, 2020-22 | InsideIIM Student Team 6
"Content creation, marketing the content and then monitoring the results to optimize the right set of channels to promote the data is what you learn which is basically honing a small part of your digital marketing skills.
The program also helped me network with amazing minds of different B-schools Overall, I had a great experience with the Student Team of InsideIIM.”
- Dhruv Aggarwal | Business Analyst - American Express | IMT Ghaziabad, 2020-22 | InsideIIM Student Team 6
“My stint at InsideIIM was a mix of working on informative articles, YouTube webinars and one on one mentorship sessions for MBA aspirants. The team was quite supportive and flexible to accommodate my areas of interest. In all, it was a good add-on to my MBA journey.”
- Shakshi Sodhani | Private Banker - InCred Capital | SPJIMR Mumbai, 2020-22 | InsideIIM Student Team 6
“The Student program helped me in understanding the importance of a good mentor for busting all the myths related to CAT exam. How a little clarity about the process, exam preparation and what goes inside an IIM can make an impact in an aspirants journey . It was a fulfilling experience where I was able to give out what I have learnt from my CAT journey.”
- Bushra Qureshi | Category Manager- Myntra | IIM Lucknow, 2020-2022 | InsideIIM Student Team 6
“It was a rewarding experience and a chance to support the CAT community by being a member of the student team at InsideIIM. It helped me build a network among the B-School fraternity, and the aspirant community in addition to teaching me the finer points of content development and digital analytics. Most importantly, it encouraged my desire to write, and getting paid for it was undoubtedly a bonus!”
- Nikhil Singh | Capgemini E.L.I.T.E | FMS Delhi, 2020-22 | InsideIIM Student Team 6
“InsideIIM’s Student Team gave me a platform to voice out my opinion as well as help other students, CAT aspirants as well as the MBA folks, who were looking for a direction. This community provided me the acknowledgment and appreciation in the MBA world. It gave me so many opportunities, from hosting webinars to being a part of one as a speaker. I can proudly say that I am a part of this community and this did not end with my MBA.”
- Ankita Goomer | Consultant - Mastercard | IIM Lucknow, 2020-22 | InsideIIM Student Team 6
“Being a part of InsideIIM’s Student Team was a great way to document my B School journey, and learn about Content marketing tools!”
- Sejal Sahni | Incoming McKinsey & Co. | IIM Ahmedabad, 2021-23 | InsideIIM Student Team 7
“The InsideIIM Student Team was an exhilarating experience. Debayan and the InsideIIM team ensured smooth onboarding and coached us on creating meaningful content. Researching and writing on CAT and MBA-related topics also helped me better prepare to dive into my MBA journey.”
- Manas Sathe | Incoming BCG | IIM Indore, 2021-23 | InsideIIM Student Team 7
“The entire experience helped me build my personal brand, instill confidence in front of the camera, and augment my understanding of the content creation ecosystem. It was wonderful working with Purnangshu Paul, Debayan Purkayastha, and the video editing team, who guided me really well!"
- Debrup Poddar | Incoming Unilever | SPJIMR Mumbai, 2021-23 | InsideIIM Student Team 7
“The Student Team comprised of some of the brightest minds in the country, and it was an amazing experience to regularly interact with them and exchange thoughts. As an MBA aspirant who had worked hard to get into the B-School of my dreams, it was an extremely fulfilling journey to do my bit in helping other future aspirants to ace their preparation. I would like to thank Debayan and the team at InsideIIM for the opportunity to be a part of the most coveted community!”
- Aman Garg | Incoming Barclays - GGP | XLRI Jamshedpur, 2021-23 | InsideIIM Student Team 7
“Working with InsideIIM has been a fun journey. The best part about the team is that you can work at your own pace. They understand fully well that life at a B-School is stressful & unpredictable, and they value your time. The team is fully flexible with your deliverables and they're super nice to work with. Special shoutout to Debayan, who has been a rock. Besides, it's a fun way to make some money and get those CV points! I would highly recommend you to join us! :)”
- Milana Prakash | Summer Intern - P&G | IIM Ahmedabad, 2022-24 | InsideIIM Student Team 8