One of the big four companies, Amazon has recently launched a virtual internship program for students, globally in an attempt to impart internship experience to diverse talent. Despite the constraints, the team has designed a prudently scrutinized journey for interns. They have partnered closely with business partners, hiring managers and supporting teams to provide interns with a virtual curriculum, mentorship with tenured Amazonians, group discussions, opportunities to connect with other interns, fireside chats with senior leaders and a variety of networking events.
Anyone who is an undergrad, graduate, or MBA student can go for this virtual internship by Amazon. The internship covers a broad spectrum of roles ranging from Business, Technology, Consumer Business, Operations, Finance, HR, Devices, and AWS.
IT services firms in India are likely to continue with their campus recruitment plans this year despite the Covid-19 crisis impacting their business.However, the hiring of experienced people will be done on ‘need basis.
While companies are looking at optimising cost by limiting lateral hiring, at the same time, they don’t want to miss out on the demand, which is expected to come back after the pandemic is contained. The implication of not having enough resources when the demand picks up is not seen as a good strategy. So, all big IT firms are reorienting their strategy to have enough freshers on a roll to meet any surge in demand,” said Aditya Narayan Mishra, director and chief executive officer, CIEL HR Services.
Last year, TCS has made around 40,000 offers to fresh graduates, while Infosys has made 18,000 offers. Wipro has issued around 20,000 offer letters during this period.
Similarly, IT firms are expected to explore the option of replacing many mid-level positions with junior level employees or fresh engineering graduates by dividing the job role into pieces.
National association of software and service companies(NASSCOM) is a trade association of Indian Information Technology (IT) and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) industry.Established in 1988, NASSCOM is a non-profit organisation.
It initiated a program called '10000 Startups' in 2013. The purpose of 10000 Startup is to support and impact 10,000 startups in India by 2023.
It is the premier trade body and chamber of commerce of the Tech industry in India and comprises over 2800 member companies including both Indian and multinational organisations that have a presence in India.
There are benefits of being a Nasscom member:-
Brings credibility and visibility of company.
Huge networking opportunities with fellow members.
Boot camps providing essential learning to member companies.
Infosys has suspended new hirings,promotions and increaments for FY21 to control costs in the wake of covid-19.However,the company said it will be honour all 35,000 job offers already made.india's second-largest IT company announced fourth-quarter net profit of Rs 4,300 crore,up 6% year-on-year,aided by lower tax and higher other income.