For an MBA student who is currently completing his/her summer internship,it can be a little overwhelming being forced into working from home when you were supposed to join in a physical mode this year. However, we feel that you can learn from the experiences of your senior batch who faced the same ordeal. Thus we bring you some of the virtual internship experiences from the batch of 2020. Read their internship experiences and learn from them on how to adapt yourself to the situation and how you can make the best of it.
Find out the internship experience of Shaily Singh, a NITIE student who interned at Reckitt in summer 2020. Find out about the shortlisting and on-boarding process at Reckitt, how you can prepare for the internship, the projects that were given and the learning which Shaily shares which can help you in your internship.
Ishan Kacker from IIM Shillong shares his virtual internship experience at Goldman Sachs. He talks about how the virtual environment did not curtail his learning curve but actually enhanced his communication and work regime skills. Find out his internship experience and learnings from here.
Read about Randhir’s experience of interning at one of the leading FMCG firms in the country, ITC. Find out how he prepared to get into ITC and learn more about the virtual orientation program and the work experience of interning at ITC. Read all about the ITC internship experience here.
Find out how it is like to intern at an MBB firm like Bain & Company. Shreyas from IIM Rohtak talks about how he went through the process of getting selected for the internship program at Bain. He shares his experience of working as an intern and how he found the work culture to be amazing. Read more about his virtual internship experience here.
Soumya from MDI Gurgaon, shares her entire internship experience of working at ABG. She talks about her preparation strategy and the process for getting into ABG. She then talks in detail about induction and the projects she worked on while interning there. Find out more about her internship experience and her learnings from this internship here.
Find our more such articles here -> Virtual Summer Internship Experiences | Ft. HUL, Google, JPMC, TAS, Mahindra
InsideIIM presents the 8th Season of Summer Saga where you can share your bizarre, enriching, a-little-difficult-yet-fun experiences with everyone and win prizes for the same. We have changed the rules in the eighth season. You don't need to wait for your internship to end in order to share your experience. Instead, it will be a digital diary, where you will be able to document your learnings and experiences, during your stint.
Take part in Summer Saga 2021 now! Fill out Digital Diary 1 below using this link!
TIMELINE, PROCESS AND RULES
- You don't need to register on InsideIIM.com or on the Kampus App to take part in Summer Saga Season 8. Simply share your experiences in the Digital Diary. To maintain standardization, every Digital Diary will have a few questions that you'll need to answer.
- Access all the Digital Diaries forms from here. You will receive Digital Diaries from us on the following dates:
-Digital Diary 1 - 02.05.2021
-Digital Diary 2 - 09.05.2021
-Digital Diary 3 - 23.05.2021
-Digital Diary 4 - 06.06.2021
-Digital Diary 5 - 20.06.2021
- After 20th June, we will collate your entries as a single article and share the same with the same.
- Your overall submission will be evaluated on the following parameters:
-Completeness: This depends on the number of Digital Diaries you have filled.
-Value Addition: This depends on how in-depth your answers have been. The score for this parameter will be given by our Judges.
-Reach: This depends on how many unique people have read your internship experience once we publish the article. We maintain fair play, we will publish all the articles on the same day, so that you can also share the same in your network.
- There is also a title called, ‘Campus With The Most Interesting Interns’ that will be awarded to (a) the campus that submits the maximum number of entries and (b) the campus that submits the best quality entries (based on the score given by our judges). The minimum entries from campus to be considered for this title is 10. So, if you want your campus to win the title then make sure your classmates and other students from your b school share their experiences in this year's Summer Saga Competition.
PRIZES TO WIN
This competition is broadly divided into four categories. Refer to the table below to know more about prizes in each category.
Banking and Finance
Sales, Marketing and General Management
HR, Consulting and Others
|1st Prize||₹ 10,000||₹ 10,000||₹ 10,000||₹ 10,000|
|Runner Up||₹ 5,000||₹ 5,000||₹ 5,000||₹ 5,000|
The 1st Prize winner will also get a one-hour 1-on-1 career guidance session with an industry stalwart, from our panel of mentors in Kounsel.
ABOUT THE JUDGES
Every year, we have Campus Managers from some of the top companies (such as Reliance, HSBC, Flipkart, ABG, HUL, TAS, etc) judging the annual Summer Saga competition. We will release the details of the judges of Summer Saga Season 8 soon!
Check out the previous year's winners!
Maybe this will help you reflect and recall these two months as well (which can come in handy when appearing for interviews in the future). InsideIIM is the perfect platform to chronicle your experiences, your highs, your lows and everything in between.