What's special about Tata Motors' Summer Internship Program (SIP) is that students handpicked from premier business schools are able to get hands-on experience of working in a Fortune 500 company. During their two-month stint, they contribute to live business projects and apply management theories learned in classrooms to actual business situations.
This year, students were picked from various B-schools including SJMSOM - IIT Bombay, SIBM Pune, NITIE Mumbai, IIFT Delhi, JBIMS Mumbai, MDI Gurgaon, IIM Shillong, XISS Ranchi, TISS Hyderabad to name a few. They were deployed on a variety of projects in sales & marketing, finance, supply chain management, IT and human resources. The summer interns got a chance to see management theories come alive. They were given resources, guidance and often a free hand to do and to learn on the job. They showed commendable levels of initiative and interest, even as they worked with some of the top experts in the industry. The Summer Internship Program, 2017 was an enriching experience for the students.
Here's what some of them had to say about the program: