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Infy plays host to global interns

125 students from top US, European and Asian varsities will gather at the firm's Bangalore campus for internship.

india Updated: Jun 08, 2006 17:47 IST

The Infosys brand name has started attracting scores of aspiring professionals from all across the globe, who are seeking an exposure in India.

The company is expecting 125 interns from leading US, European and Asian Universities at its Bangalore campus this year as part of its internship programme 'InStep'.

The first batch of 50 interns has already joined the company for the training programme, a statement from Infosys said.

The interns represent 81 universities from US, Canada, Mexico, France, Germany, Korea and Philippines etc. In its seventh year, InStep received over 12,000 applications for 125 positions annually.

"Infosys is today seen as an internship destination of choice since it allows students the opportunity to undertake challenging assignments that allow them to gain an understanding of emerging markets," Professor of Finance at MIT Sloan Antoinette Schoar said.

InStep, started in 1999, is an eight to 24-week internship programme that gives select students hands-on experience across various projects ranging from application development to business consulting, in practices that include Marketing, Corporate Planning, Education & Research, Enterprise Solutions and Software Engineering & Technology Laboratories (SETLabs).