How to Get a Good Internship As A Mechanical Engineering Graduate :

The best way to gain some practical or hands on experience, is to go through an internship. An internship is basically a period where the student gets some practical exposure, first hand experience of the nature of work  you will be expected to do. So obtaining a quality internship is must especially if you are in a technical course like engineering or professional course like management.

 

Today we will share some tips as to how Mechanical engineering students can land a quality internship during their Graduation. Getting a decent internship is important for engineers as it equips them with some practical experience, some training from experienced professionals. Moreover if the intern can perform well during the internship, then you will be getting a Pre Placement Offer ( PPO) and get a confirmed job in the same firm.

 

Get a Good GPA : The easiest way to land an internship is to get and maintain a good GPA. Most reputed forms has a GPA cut off. and if you get a GPA excess of the cut off, you will be eligible for an interview.

 

Get Involved in Relevant Projects : Another way to bag a decent internship is to involve yourself in relevant projects. Early in your Graduation, get an idea of the area you want to specialize in, – automobile engineering, robotics and get started on some relevant projects , choose a sphere where you will be able to shine like machine design, supply chain, and get involved on relevant projects.

Contact a Professor : A good way to find an internship is to assist a professor or member of the faculty on an ongoing project that is directly relevant to your field or interest. You can always reach out a member of the faculty, especially if you are not getting factory or on site internships.

 

Get Involved with a Startup : One novel way of getting hands on experience is to join a startup in your field. If you are in your first year of Graduation, chances are that established firms won’t give you an opportunity – unless you have exceptional pre bachelor’s extra curricular activity or achievements, or you know someone from these firms. Getting involved in a startup, will enable you to get the hands on experience you need, and you will also be able to learn some managerial work.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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