Amira Lessigue (24) from Tunisia is agog with what she has learnt from her time at the Extentia Information Technology agency.
Salma Hammad (24), a software program engineer from Ainshams University, Egypt, is simply beginning her internship and is eager to research from Lessigue.
Together, the 2 are high examples of the success of a worldwide internship programme in operation in Pune.
“Connect” is what the programme is known as and it has been operational, albeit underneath the media radar, considering 2003.
So some distance, one hundred fifty college students from 40 nations, inclusive of Singapore, US, Germany, by using France, Mauritius, Kenya, Uganda, Holland, Slovakia, Hungary, Japan, Nairobi, Russia, Serbia, Tunisia, Morocco, Slovakia, Lithuania, Egypt and Indonesia have turn out to be “Connect ambassadors”, spreading the word at the Pune possibility.
Extentia, a worldwide era and services firm that gives business enterprise mobility answers, cloud computing solutions, and consumer experience services, is the coronary heart of the Connect operation – a paid internship.
We obtained 256 packages this 12 months and students go through an interview after filing their software,” said Bhupesh Choudhary, HR supervisor, who screens the international applicants.
Extentia runs a separate intern programme for India, with Connect targeted totally on global college students.
Lessigue hails from a town referred to as Montsir in Tunisia and is a fourth 12 months scholar of Industrial computing and automation. “I desired to apply for this internship because it also gives me a piece experience, besides studying the technicals. I become also interested by the subculture and way of life of India. I actually have very well loved my time right here,” says Lessigue.
There are many jobs for interns throughout six extraordinary departments at Extenia, from commercial enterprise improvement and advertising to corporate communications and software program improvement.
“I virtually managed to even dance on a Bollywood variety, revel in consuming and tasting variety of Indian delicacies. I become placed within the generation institution in which new technologies were tested and got to be part of the presentations and pitches which were exciting,” she delivered.
At Extentia, each employee is split into homes like Unicorn, Parikrama, Constant Variable, Spartans, Infinites and Royal Brigade.
The minimum internship duration is three months and can go up to 6 months. During the internship, every intern is allotted a mentor.
Umeed Kothavala, CEO, Extentia, is a huge believer in cross border cultural alternate. “One of the reasons to create this international internship is to recognise humans fromm different countries, accordingly having less apprehensions even as working with foreign clients. It offers exposure to the global network. These students come to India with no belief and feature outdated thoughts. Hence, thru this internship we want to create and sell high quality impact of India and feature a higher information at the table,” stated Kothavala.