What are virtual internships?
Virtual internships are internships that are done online or remotely. You are placed with a company, and have a supervisor that you report to. You are in regular contact with the supervisor/team via virtual methods such as video call, phone call, email and instant messenger.
How are virtual internships beneficial to students?
They allow students to gain the skills that employers are looking for in today’s market, alongside their studies. Students can gain the educational/theoretical knowledge from their courses, and then apply this knowledge within a real-world setting throughout the course of their internship. They can do this to a schedule that suits them and without having to leave campus!
Why should I do a virtual internship over a normal internship?
Virtual internships allow you to develop digital skills that are important in the 21st century. According to the Research, internet literacy is an extremely important career skill, not only when it comes to building your resume but also when finding that all-important first job. Working remotely also teaches plenty of other skills that are just as important as internet literacy. Students completing internships online need to be highly motivated and organized. Without the constant supervision that an office setting provides, students must have the ability to manage their own time and complete assignments without constantly asking for assistance.
Virtual internships are an excellent resume booster in that they develop and demonstrate a diverse set of skills that are of high value to employers.
No travel required, so this saves costs and also reduces your carbon footprint.
You’ll make connections in major organisations and network.
You’ll build professional references from around the globe.
You’ll gain vital experience for your résumé and include experience that you can leverage to land your next opportunity.
You’ll learn how to communicate in a professional setting and gain extra skills.
You’ll enhance your familiarity with digital tools and tech-based work.
The virtual internship could lead to a full-time job after graduation.
Are these paid internships?
Our aim is to provide high quality placements that will provide our participants with real responsibility and develop transferable skills for future employment. We do not want to forgo potentially high quality placements by narrowing our search just for paid placements. Currently all programs provide a guaranteed unpaid internship in the career field of your choice.
How will I be placed with a company?
Your profile and resume/CV, Skills , area of expertise will help us to understand how your skills and experiences align with which company needs an that will be shared with our placement management team based in each of our program locations, whose role and expertise is to place you with the best suited host company from among our portfolio.
What kind of companies do we work with?
We work with a whole range of companies. Many are exciting small and medium-sized enterprises, some are entrepreneurial startups and others are big, well-known companies. We will be placing you with best company which suits your skills and requirements
Why is there a fee for this service?
It takes time and effort to find the right company for a particular person – we not only conduct this matching process, but we also provide ongoing training and mentoring to make you more employable. By signing up to the program, you have a team of experts working for you to help you get the most out of an internship.
I am an MBA/BBA/PGDM but want to explore career in Fashion/ Lifestyle. Can I?
The Business of Fashion/Interiors has just begun its journey from being unorganised to organised. We encourage more and more professionals from management background to explore this industry as a promising career. Except technical 'design' and 'graphics' (in the REGISTRATION section ) all other spheres have a huge potential to be explored by management students/professionals
I am a Mass Communication/ Journalism student/professional. Am I eligible?
With the influx of Social Media, content is the king. And even more for products and services for the lifestyle segment. So if telling stories is your passion and lifestyle your interest, this industry is waiting for stories to be re-written.
Will I get a certificate post the internship?
At the end of a successful internship, and e-certificate will be provided by the company. It is important respect the time of our mentors as much as the time we devote in our learning. We hope and aim this internship as a stepping stone to new and fruitful professional relationships for both.