Discussion created by chandrikapr on Aug 25, 2017

International Centre for Technological Innovations (ICTI) offers internship opportunity in India for International students. The internships are offered in the areas of technology and innovation management, community development, social entrepreneurship, rural and urban development, agriculture, etc. The programme provides both postgraduate and undergraduate students an opportunity to discover entrepreneurship in India as well as experience the richness of India’s culture.

Currently the Centre is working on a NABARD (National Bank for Agricultural and Rural Development funded project on Technology Sourcing, Documentation and Commercialization. This project aims to identify various innovative technologies already been developed in 32 Indian premier Research Institutes, in addition to individual innovators. The objective is to help Researchers, Innovators and Scientists document and commercialize inventions. The commercialization process entails bankable project preparation and presentation to national and international financial institutions and venture funds.
The project aims to transfer technologies to at least 1000 social entrepreneurs.

Duties for this internship positions include but are not limited to:

Contribute to business plan development
Making cost benefit analysis
Preparing project proposals, market research, technology due diligence
Manpower planning
Assist in preparing technology documentaries
Make visit to NGOs, Research Institutes, Innovators for technology sourcing
Financial planning, structuring organization development,
Making presentations to financiers
Assisting with website, program literature and database system maintenance.



Opportunity type: Volunteering, Unpaid Internship, Vacation work
Applicants should be: Final year undergraduates, graduate students, any postgraduates, MBAs, PhDs, and recent graduates (alumni).

Location: Alleppey, Kerala – India
Requirements: Any degree discipline. Preferences for applicants enrolled in the following degrees preference is given to engineering, science, and management students and those specializing in environment, agriculture, rural and urban development.

The ideal candidate will exhibit:
Good writing, editing, communication and documentation skills
A self-starting, detail-oriented and flexible approach to tasks
Demonstrable interest in Innovation Promotion, Technology Sourcing, Enterprise Building, NGOs and Development

Number of vacancies: Multiple
Relevant vacations: Christmas, Easter, Summer
Start date: Throughout the year - (Min duration 4 weeks)
Vacancy type: Full time / Part-time
Further details: Check

How to apply: Send CV and Covering Letter to Internship coordinator:

We accept applications throughout the year. Applications accepted for Christmas, Easter and Summer vacations. Applications are encouraged only from those who can spend at least a minimum duration of 1 month (4 weeks).

All foreign interns and volunteers in India will require an employment visa. Hence you are encouraged to submit your application at least 2 months prior to your intended internship start date. ICTI will assist selected candidates in visa application.
Closing date: Applications accepted throughout the year. Apply asap.