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IBM and NITI Aayog announce internship programme

Over 40 high school students will go through a two-week paid internship at the IBM campus in Bengaluru, the company said in a statement.


Devdiscourse News Desk new delhi India
Updated: 10-10-2018 19:25 IST
IBM and NITI Aayog announce internship programme

"Our collaboration with NITI Aayog will help students better align with industry imperatives and make them future-proof," said Chaitanya Sreenivas, Vice President and HR Head, IBM India Pvt Ltd. (Image Credit: Twitter)

Tech major IBM India and NITI Aayog on Wednesday announced an internship programme for the top performing under-18 students selected by the ATAL Innovation Mission, a flagship programme of the government to promote entrepreneurship and innovation.

Over 40 high school students will go through a two-week paid internship at the IBM campus in Bengaluru, the company said in a statement.

The students will be trained in areas like Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), cybersecurity, Cloud computing, Blockchain and critical workplace skills.

"Our collaboration with NITI Aayog will help students better align with industry imperatives and make them future-proof," said Chaitanya Sreenivas, Vice President and HR Head, IBM India Pvt Ltd.

R Ramanan, Mission Director, Atal Innovation Mission said that IBM's resources will enable the students with new-age capabilities and impart valuable problem solving, innovation and entrepreneurial skills to create the job creators of the future.

Select teachers will also be trained by IBM volunteers and mentors as part of the programme.

(With inputs from agencies.)

COUNTRY : India

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