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Module Manual: Summer Internship

Academic Year: PGP 2010-12

CONTENTS

Summer Internship Policy
1. Summer Internship
1. Pre-Requisites

2. Objectives of Summer Internship
2.1 Orientation in the Company
2.2 On Job Training
2.3 Summer Training Report
2.4 Expectations from the summer intern
2.5 Documentation and Presentation of the Final Report

3. Interns – In the Organization
3.1 Attendance Policy
3.2 Conduct of interns

4. Role and Responsibilities
4.1 Internship Coordinator
4.2 Faculty Mentor
4.3 Training & Placement Team
4.4 Company Mentor

5. Summer Internship Evaluation

ANNEXURE
Annexure-IFormat of Cover Page
Annexure-II Declaration Form
Annexure-III Format for I, II & III Progress Reports
Annexure-IV Final Evaluation-Project Report
Annexure-V Final Evaluation- Presentation
Annexure-VII SIP Calendar

Summer Internship Policy

• Summer Internship is an integral and essential part of the two-year full-time PGP Program curriculum. • The credits associated with Summer Internship Program are 2 full credits (equivalent to 2 courses). • The duration of Summer Internship Program is beginning 1st May 2011 to 30th June 2011. • The students are expected to fulfill the requirements of the Summer Internship Program and are evaluated on specified parameters. • The students are expected to behave in a manner that maintains and enhances the prestige of III while following the rules and regulations of the organization where they are undergoing the internship.

1. SUMMER INTERNSHIP

An internship is a temporary, hands-on work experience in an organization or company for which students earn academic credits. It is an opportunity to add practical, relevant experience to your field of study and is a way to get to know and understand organizations before you actually join a job. It will acquaint you with the demands of professional world of work in terms of knowledge, skills and attitude to perform effectively.

An internship is a large part of a student’s formula for job search success. Students who have good internship experience can be hired faster and earn more than students who do not have good experience.

Why an Internship?

• To many of you, the world of work is still a strange place, for you may not have ever employed in a formal way. The internship gives you an opportunity of ‘reality check’ and on the basis of internship experience, take decisions about yourself and your career plans.

• “Test drive” the path you are choosing and confirm your interest - An internship is a good way to check out your interest in a possible career field. Not only will you have the opportunity to build your knowledge base and test your skills by doing your job, but you will have the opportunity to be exposed to the work of others within the organization and find out about additional job possibilities.

• Be able to relate concepts and theories with practice.

• Grow personally - The value of an internship often extends beyond career exploration; a good experience can have a significant impact on your personal growth by developing your intellectual, interpersonal, and leadership qualities.

• Get experience and skills and enhance your resume with career-related experience - Employers’ number one criteria when interviewing potential candidates for employment is related work experience.

• Gain valuable contacts and references - Networking is an essential part of the job search process and who better to ask for a reference or contact than someone who knows your work style and habits. Getting to know people working in the career field you’re interested in is easier when you’re working side-by-side with them.

1. PRE- REQUISITES:

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