Summer Internship for Students at Nabard
1.The Summer Internship Programme of NABARD provides access and opportunity to students for studying areas of core competence of NABARD i.e. rural development, multi-disciplinary projects, rural banking, institutional development etc.
2.The objective of the Scheme is to assign tasks/projects useful and relevant to NABARD’s vision and mission statements to talented students with good academic background.
3.The selection of the sponsoring institutes would be:
i. Agricultural Universities or Management Institutes connected with academic, research and development activities in areas of general management, banking, agriculture, agribusiness, rural development and allied activities.
ii. Institutes/universities of repute offering courses in law and post graduate courses in Economics.
iii. The selection of the students could be made either through campus visits by a selection committee in consultation with the institutions being visited or by short listing / interviews on the basis of applications received at the Head Office/Regional Offices from students/ student placement committees of educational institutions.
4.The criteria and procedure for selection of the students would be as under:
i. Final Year Postgraduate students pursuing courses in Agricultural Science, Economics, Development Studies, Law, Banking and Management with good academic background.
ii. Based on the bio-data, eligible students would be short listed for interview. The Selection Committee will look into the overall academic record, aptitude and interest of the students.
5.Focus will be made on selecting themes in economics, banking, agriculture and rural development relevant to NABARD. Topics which are of national/ core interest to NABARD will be finalised by the selection committee for the study.
6.The financial benefits approved for implementation of the scheme are as under:
i. The selected students will be paid a consolidated stipend of Rs.8,000/- per month during the entire period of the assignment.
ii. Field visit allowance of Rs.500/- per day inclusive of all expenses towards lodging, boarding, local conveyance etc. during the actual period of field visit subject to a maximum of 30 days.
iii. The travel expenses by AC III tier/Bus fare for joining at Regional office and for the field visit and return is to be reimbursed to the student on actual basis. Wherever AC III tier is not available, AC II tier may be permitted.
iv. The monetary benefits such as stipend, field allowance will be released to the students on satisfactory completion of the projects.
7.The selected students will have to give an undertaking to NABARD to the effect that he/she will have no right/claim on the report submitted by him/her to the Bank after completion of the assignment except submission to his/her university/institute and the Bank shall be free to use the same in the manner considered appropriate by it.
8.The students should also give a declaration that he/she will maintain complete secrecy and shall not use for any other purpose any information of confidential nature that might come to his/her knowledge during the period of assignment under the Scheme.
9.Students interested in internships in Mumbai may send their bio-data to firstname.lastname@example.org. Students interested in pursuing internships in our Regional Offices (located in all state capitals) may send their bio-data to the respective Regional Office at the following email id: (name of the state capital)@nabard.org
e.g. – email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com etc.
Along with their CVs students may forward a write up on area/topic in which they desire to do their internship. CVs may be send to only one e-mail id/office.
10. Time frame for the programme:
Last Date for receipt of applications – 15 January 2011
Period of internship will be 8-12 weeks – April to August 2011