The Banaras Hindu University (BHU) has launched an internship programme, Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan with an aim to offer professional exposure to students to increase their employability after completing their education.
The programme is designed under the scheme Institution of Eminence, BHU. Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan’s Internship is a one-year long programme. The selected candidates will receive a fixed stipend of Rs 20,000. The internship programme is named after the second president of the country.
The VC Professor Sudhir Kumar Jain of Banaras Hindu University has said that new opportunities must be for students to enable them to gain practical and professional experience. This will help them to excel in their life and career.
The programme initially offers 100 positions across five disciplines which are – Library Science, Education, Physical Education, Visual Arts, and Performing Arts.
Students who have a degree in any discipline and have been awarded gold, silver or bronze medal in any national or international events will also be eligible to apply for the internship.
The selected candidates will be assigned the job place depending on their qualifications and available opportunities. More disciplines may be added to the scheme with time.