Ecommerce market Flipkart on Saturday introduced again its paid internship programme Launchpad for undergraduate college students from tier-II cities and past to work in its provide chain forward of the festive season and the Huge Billion Days sale. The corporate stated that the 45-day internship is aimed toward serving to college students acquire vital abilities in provide chain administration and create an ecosystem of educated professionals for the e-commerce business.
Over 2,000 college students participated within the internship programme final 12 months.
Flipkart stated it’s working with instructional institutes throughout 21 places together with Binola (Haryana), Bhiwandi (Maharashtra), Uluberia and Dankuni (West Bengal) and Malur (Karnataka), Medchal (Telangana) and a number of other extra, to establish meritorious college students and have interaction the chosen ones at its fulfilment centres.
“We’re assured of offering an interesting and immersive working expertise to our interns through the upcoming festive season, which can assist generate extra curiosity in the direction of the provision chain,” stated Amitesh Jha, Senior Vice-President, Flipkart.
Upon becoming a member of, college students will likely be educated in varied points of provide chain administration whereas following strict practices that prioritise their well being and security.
This contains necessary thermal screening earlier than coming into the amenities, sustaining social distancing whereas at work and use of the Aarogya Setu app always, the corporate stated.
The publicity, Flipkart stated, will assist college students construct long-term resiliency and agility of their operations whereas upskilling them on this fast-changing exterior state of affairs.