BATHINDA, JULY 17-Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical University (MRSPTU), Bathinda and India’s leading internship and training platform, Internshala signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for bringing out more opportunities of Internships and training for the students. Internshala would help students find suitable internships as well as provide counselling and guidance tips.

The MoU was inked by Mr. Harjot Singh Sidhu, Director, Training and Placement, MRSPTU and Internshala, University Relations Head, Samay Bhatnagar in presence of Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Mohan Paul Singh Ishar, Registrar, Dr. Ashish Baldi, Director, Public Relations Harjinder Sidhu, Finance Officer Mr. Subash Bansal and other senior officials from both the organisations.

Speaking on the occasion, Prof. Mohan Paul Singh said, “Internships should be mandatory for students so that they can be equipped with skills before they take up jobs. The programme will sharpen their professional, technical, managerial and communicational skills. Internships would make them industry-ready before they step out of their campuses,”. He hoped through the partnership with Internshala, students would get easier access to more and meaningful internships.

Samay Bhatnagar, head, University Relations of Internshala, in his statement said “The Government of India has identified skill building as a top national priority and it is nice to see MRSPTU take solid steps to improve the employability of our graduates,”.

Er. Harjot Sidhu, said as part of this MoU, Internshala with the help of MRSPTU get all the colleges affiliated under University to register their students on the portal. It will also make all the necessary resources (internships, free applications, counselling and guidance) available to students registered through this partnership.

Internshala will ensure safeguarding student's data as per Internshala privacy policy, informing the College about all internship campaigns launched every month and when students get selected for an internship.

While MRSPTU will recognize Internshala as the internship and training partner in all internal and external communication including on its website and in admission/media brochures.

Internshala is India’s largest internship and training platform with more than four lakh internship listing every year all across streams. Founded in 2010 by a team of IIT and NIT alumni, Internshala helps students to find internships in more than 40,000 organisations that use the platform to hire interns.