TCS iON Launches Remote Internships Product to Connect Students with Industry Mentors
Tata Consultancy Services’ Digital Internship Product is Aligned to AICTE Guidelines and Helps Students Learn from the Industry and Earn Academic Credits
MUMBAI, May 12, 2020: TCS iONTM, a strategic unit of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, has launched Remote Internships, a unique digital internship product to connect students directly with corporates and industry mentors and provide a structured learning environment to execute the internship projects remotely.
TCS iON Remote Internships helps companies post internship opportunities online. Students can browse through the listed internships, see what project themes are trending, and apply for the relevant ones. Credits will be awarded depending on the kind of projects chosen. This unique product offers students internship opportunities round the year, even during the pandemic, while providing companies with a structured digital framework that is compliant with AICTE guidelines.
Powered by the TCS iON Digital Learning Platform, Remote Internships provides a structured learning environment with access to industry mentors, industry-curated learning material, projects, and videos or webinars. Interns can also interact and share ideas with peers and the mentors through a social format. Academic guides can track each student’s progress for award of academic credits. It includes a feature to conduct exit tests and integrate the viva voce score as well.
As part of the launch, more than 100 internship projects have been curated under a large number of domains for students to explore.
Commenting on the announcement, Venguswamy Ramaswamy, Global Head, TCS iON, said, “We are excited to launch this product just in time for the summer internships, and bring the industry and students together on a single digital platform. Through this product we hope to enable streamlined and uninterrupted learning for students on trending industry topics, ensuring that they earn their academic credits, even in the midst of a pandemic.”
Students can apply for remote internships here.
About TCS iON
TCS iON is a strategic business unit of Tata Consultancy Services focused on enabling institutions, government departments and organizations from multiple industry sectors to be efficient in their recruitment/admissions process, learning and skilling and overall business operations with the use of ‘Phygital’ platforms. These are platforms that overlay digital technologies over physical assets. TCS iON delivers this with a unique IT-as-a-Service model that provides easy-to-use, secured, integrated, and hosted solutions in a build-as-you-grow and pay-as-you-use business model. Serving clients with the help of best practices gained through TCS’ global experience, deep domestic market exposure along with industry leading technology expertise.
About Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (TCS)
Tata Consultancy Services is an IT services, consulting and business solutions organization that has been partnering with many of the world’s largest businesses in their transformation journeys for over 50 years. TCS offers a consulting-led, cognitive powered, integrated portfolio of business, technology and engineering services and solutions. This is delivered through its unique Location Independent AgileTM delivery model, recognized as a benchmark of excellence in software development.
A part of the Tata group, India's largest multinational business group, TCS has over 448,000 of the world’s best-trained consultants in 46 countries. The company generated consolidated revenues of US $22 billion in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020, and is listed on the BSE (formerly Bombay Stock Exchange) and the NSE (National Stock Exchange) in India. TCS' proactive stance on climate change and award-winning work with communities across the world have earned it a place in leading sustainability indices such as the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), MSCI Global Sustainability Index and the FTSE4Good Emerging Index. For more information, visit us at www.tcs.com.
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