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Nestlé India launches ‘Nesternship’ virtual internship programme

At this stage of the COVID-19 pandemic and its devastating aftermath on the economy, India needs to protect its youth, to ensure that they do not lose opportunities to develop themselves professionally. As a contribution to this task, Nestlé India has launched a virtual internship programme, “Nesternship”.
The programme addresses applications from graduates in the final year of any discipline and Post-Graduates and will focus on upskilling and enabling the interns to thrive in workplaces, that they join, at a later date. The interested applicants will be able to apply through Internshala, an internship and online training platform. Alternatively, the applicant can also refer to social media handles of Nestlé India and send their applications.
The programme will roll out virtual internship opportunities to 1,000 young talents across diverse functions and education backgrounds over the next four months. The programme will go live on August 1, 2020 and will continue for four months, with upskilling 250 interns every month till November-end.
Suresh Narayanan, Chairman and Managing Director, Nestlé India said, “India’s future hinges on the energy, capabilities and hard work of our youth and being part of that eco-system, Nestlé India is committed to this imperative. We intend to do our humble bit and play a part in helping the youth of the country cope with these unprecedented times, by ensuring that they do not lose out on opportunities to build their professional competence. Through this internship, we would be offering youngsters an opportunity to develop their skills and they will be paid a stipend and awarded a certificate on successful completion of the project. We will also have young mentors for our interns within the organisation to ensure a smooth experience and genuine learning.”
This initiative is a part of our Global Youth Initiative, ‘Nestlé Needs Youth’ that is focusing on three areas: Employment & Employability, Agripreneurship, Entrepreneurship. The registrations for Nesternship will remain open for 3 days and any student irrespective of their field/stream can apply for the internship. The shortlisting will be carried, keeping in mind various parameters, including high school marks, graduation score, and other elements such as previous experience/ internships, if applicable.
Nesternship will also offer a platform for developing the soft skills of the interns through pre-recorded learning sessions. In addition to the Nesternship, and soft skills training, Nestlé India is also committed to running a CV Clinic for the interns to help them enhance their employability.
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