"Walmart India owns and works 24 Best Price Modern Wholesale stores, offering almost 5,000 things in a Cash and Carry discount design. It additionally operates 3 fulfillment centers in India – Mumbai, Lucknow, and Hyderabad. Since I am enthusiastic about Brand Management, Sales and Marketing, an entry-level position Walmart India was actually what I was searching for. What's more, which is all well and good, this demonstrated to be an achievement in my profession." - Parth Sesodia, 2018-2020 Batch of PGDMC, MICA Ahmedabad.
Here are a few snippets from my conversation with Parth, who apart from being one of my really cool friends, is a dynamic problem-solver and a high-performing marketer, loves chilling and building brands. He loves waffles as much as he loves branding, sales, and marketing.
1. What is the selection process for an internship at Walmart India?
The selection process at Walmart India consisted of the following two rounds:
- Profile Shortlisting
- Personal Interview
After sailing through both the rounds, I was selected for an internship as a part of the Marketing and Membership Strategy Department.
2. What did you learn during your internship?
My fundamental obligations included making a business playbook for online networking stages, focused examination, statistical surveying, proposing methodologies and performing development hacking at the best cost brand. This was a unique job that enabled me to tap my shrouded potential.
My internship at Walmart India gave me reasonable presentation in the field of showcasing. It enabled me to build up my hard and delicate aptitudes. During my summers', I took in the subtleties of Brand Management, Marketing Strategy, Business Strategy, Digital change, Market Research, Competitive Analysis and Social Media Marketing. I likewise had the benefit to chip away at my Crisis Communication and Critical reasoning capacities.
3. What is the work culture at Walmart India?
I moved to Gurgaon to seek after my summers'. Over the span of my entire summers' at Walmart India, I had the benefit of interfacing with the CEO of Walmart India, Mr. Krish Iyer. This was an agreeable, enlightening and gainful session. I was blessed enough to be a piece of the GTM technique for the opening of the new Best Price Vijayawada store in India.
On the off chance that working at Walmart India was a decision, I would snatch this open door with two hands. The sole purpose for it is the plenty of chances that Walmart India offers. It enabled me to plunge profound into my energy and gave an aggressive workplace.
4. What did you learn from your mentor during your internship at Walmart India?
I was fortunate enough to have a really helpful mentor who guided me throughout my internship. The key takeaways from my mentor were:
The primary focus must be on your work and customers
- Have an aggressive approach towards your work
- Never shy away from learning new things
- Analyze every situation from the viewpoint of the customer.
To summarize, doing an internship with Walmart India was one hell of an experience. This internship has made me a better individual, one who is capable of taking independent decisions. Moreover, I was also able to apply my theoretical knowledge to real-world problems.