Internships are educational and career development opportunities, providing practical experience in a field or discipline. They are structured, short-term, supervised placements often focused around particular tasks or projects with defined timescales.

An internship may be compensated or non-compensated. The internship has to be meaningful and mutually beneficial to the intern and the organization. It is important that the objectives and the activities of the internship program are clearly defined and understood.

Benefits to Students:

  • An opportunity to get hired by the Industry/ organization.
  • Practical experience in an organizational setting.
  • Excellent opportunity to see how the theoretical aspects learned in classes are integrated into the practical world. On floor experience provides much more professional experience which is often worth more than classroom teaching.
  • Helps them decide if the industry and the profession is the best career option to pursue.
  • Opportunity to learn new skills and supplement knowledge.
  • Opportunity to practice communication and teamwork skills.
  • Opportunity to learn strategies like time management, multi-tasking etc in an industrial setup.
  • Opportunity to meet new people and learn networking skills.
  • Makes a valuable addition to their resume.
  • Enhances their candidacy for higher education.
  • Creating network and social circle and developing relationships with industry people.
  • Provides opportunity to evaluate the organization before committing to a full time position.

Benefits to the Institute:

  • Build industrial relations.
  • Makes the placement process easier.
  • Improve institutional credibility & branding.
  • Helps in retention of the students.
  • Curriculum revision can be made based on feedback from Industry/ students.
  • Improvement in teaching learning process.

Types of Internship

Internships provide real-world experience to those looking to explore or gain the relevant knowledge and skills required to enter into a particular career field. Internships are relatively short-term in nature with the primary focus on getting some on the job training and taking what’s learned in the classroom and applying it to the real world.

Summer Internships

Summer internships are usually six to eight weeks long and can be full or part-time. More students do internships during the summer than during any other time of the year. These short-term experiences provide a real insight into what it’s actually like working in a particular job or career field. There’s ample time to get into a regular work routine and gain valuable knowledge and skills.

Pre Placement Offer (PPO):

PPO stands for Pre-Placement Offer while PPI is Pre-Placement Interview. Most candidates take up summer internships during their course of study. ... In PPO, the candidate (former intern) is given a job offer by the organisation before the final institute placements or during the placement process. Based on these rankings, job description and compensation being offered, the participating companies are scheduled, during which they can initiate the recruitment process. Pre-Placement Offers (PPOs) A pre-placement offer or PPO, post the summer internship, is a much cherished job offer before final placements.

Internship Statistics

SRM University, Amaravati successfully concluded its summer internship process for the first batch (2017-19) of its B. Tech – CSE, ECE & MECH. 75+ companies made internship offers to the class of 190 students. Recruiters include marquee companies like ICF, Flextronics, Coca cola, Colosseum Group, Kaar technologies, GKN Drive line, EFFTRONICS, ONGC etc. A wide diverse range of profiles were offered across AI Technology, Cyber security, Hacking, Mobile Technology.

Branch Total No Of Students Registered with CRD Dept. No Of students Placed No of Head Count
B.Tech CSE 138 112 112 121
B.Tech ECE 73 48 48 53
B.Tech MECH 26 16 16 16
Total 237 176 176 190

Companies offered internship