Internship Scheme

The CARD internship scheme seeks to engage students pursuing Under Graduate / Graduate / Post Graduate Degrees or are Research Scholars enrolled in recognized University/Institution within India or abroad, as "interns". These 'interns" shall be given exposure to various Verticals/ Divisions/Units within CARD and would be expected to supplement the process of analysis within CARD through empirical collection and collection of in-house and other information. The internship will be on unpaid basis. Internship shall be available throughout the year based on the requirements of CARD.

Bonafide students of any recognized University/ Institution within India or abroad, fulfilling following conditions are eligible to apply for the internship:

1. Under-graduate students, having completed/appeared in the term end exams of second year / 4th, semester of the bachelor degree course and secured not less than 60% or equivalent marks in 12th class.

2. Graduate students having completed/ appeared in the term end exams of first year/2nd semester of their post

3. The students who have appeared in the final exam orjust completed Graduation/PG and waiting for admission for higher studies may also be considered for internship provided that they have secured 60% or more cumulative marks in all the years/ semesters of their graduation/ post-graduation till the date of application. The period between the month of declaration of result of final exam and the desired month of internship should not exceed six months e.g. if the result is declared in the month of May then he/she can apply for the internship beginning til1 the month of November.

The period of Internship shall be at least four weeks but not exceeding six months. The selected candidates may be asked by the vertical/ division to submit the soft copy of their NOC from their Head of the Department/Principal by giving sufficient time before issuance of the offer letter by the vertical head. It also has to be indicated in the NOC that the student would not be registered for any course requiring his/her attendance in the class during the period of internship. The vertical/division has to obtain the original NOC issued by the college/institution at the time of joining of the candidate and also verify his/her eligibility from the original documents. If any discrepancy is found, the candidature of the candidate will be cancelled. Interns shall be required to submit a brief report/paper at the end of their assignment to the Heads of the concerned Vertical/Divisions/Units and OSDs/Senior Consultants/ Consultants about their learning experience. Seminars/presentation can be conducted by the concerned Heads of particular Verticals/Divisions/Units and OSDs/ Senior Consultants/Consultants for their interns. While doing internship at CARD, the candidate should have a minimum of90% attendance and they have to mark In and Out time on daily basis. In case of less than 90%attendance, extension of internship period is allowed and experience certificate will be issued only after such extended period. CARD reserves the right to review theinternship scheme at any time. CARD will have the power to relax any of the conditions mentioned above, in respect of any deserving candidate.