02 Apr 2019 16:17 IST

Samsung India picks 37 interns from top B-Schools

For Samsung, these interns are an investment in the future, says Sameer Wadhawan, Head, HR

Samsung has picked 37 students from top B-schools, such as IIM-Bangalore, IIM-Lucknow, IIM-Calcutta, IIM-Ahmedabad, IIM-Kozhikode and XLRI-Jamshedpur, MDI-Gurgaon for the two-month long summer internship program called IGNITE (Inspiring growth and nurturing interns towards excellence) recently.

Through IGNITE 2019, these 37 interns will be mentored by top management leaders at Samsung India and will work on live projects across verticals within the company.

Before these interns start working with their respective teams, they will go through a fun filled two-day induction program that will start with an interaction with senior leaders at Samsung India.

“The next two months would give the interns an opportunity to experience Samsung and its culture. This will give them an opportunity to contribute to some interesting business properties and hone their skills with some of the best in business,” said Sameer Wadhawan, Head, Human Resources, Samsung India.

During the induction program, the selected interns will undergo a mix fun and on-project exercises. Alongside Zumba and Human Bingo sessions, there will be biz quiz and strategy making sessions. They will also get a sneak peek into the history of Samsung, which had started its journey with a grocery store selling noodles in 1938.

One of the five core values of Samsung is ‘people’ and the company aims to give out people a wealth of opportunities to reach their full potential. This also includes great infrastructure at its offices.

“For Samsung, these interns are an investment in the future,” said Wadhawan.