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Online Sites most effective for searching Internship Opportunities

A survey conducted by JobBuzz reveals 45% respondents believe online sites are the most effective platform to search for internship opportunities.
Online Sites most effective for searching Internship Opportunities

JobBuzz, an online rating platform powered by TimesJobs recently conducted a survey among 1,050 graduate and post-graduate students and found that 70% i.e. more than half of the students are looking out for internship opportunities. 

The key findings of the survey were:

1. The survey revealed that 55% of the respondents searching internship is a difficult task.

2. 35% students said that there are not enough internship opportunities to apply for. 

3. 55% of the respondents shared they have had 2-3 internships in the past while 15% have had none.

4. Online job sites emerged as the most effective platform for finding job opportunities with 45% votes followed by social media sites with 30% votes.

5. The survey also revealed student's experience with Company’s Application Process. 10% of the students suggested companies should respond to applicants more quickly and 10% were of the view that cover letters should be eliminated. Additionally, 10% believed there is a need to simplify interview process.

6. 45% prefer Flexi work hours and 30% prefer full-time internships.

7. The study also indicates that 40% of the students apply for internships to get work experience.

Earlier reported at People Matters, All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) signed an MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) with a leading internship and training platform, Internshala, in order to facilitate internships for Indian students. 

 

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