All Indian Council of Technical Education (AICTE) has announced the availability of one lakh internships in the Oil and Gas Sector, for which applications have been invited from second and third-year engineering students. The internships were announced on 24 March through a virtual conference., which was presided by Anil Sahasrabudhe, chairman, Chandrasekhar Buddha, chief coordinating officer, MP Poonia, vice chairman, AICTE, Rameshwar M Paswan, CEO, Petroleumsoft, and N Rajesh Kumar, CEO, Energivo Oil and Gas among others.
Prof Anil Sahasrabudhe said at the event that the internship program offered by the council will empower and fine-tune the skills of job aspirants in the country. “Through this collaborative program, AICTE will offer internship opportunities to more than one lakh students and make them ready to join the national and international oil and gas industry,” he said. The internship will be offered by the council in collaboration with a consortium of six oil and gas companies namely Dasoff Petroleum (Abu Dhabi), Citax Energy (Dubai), Petroleumsoft (UK), Wesmarty Infotech, Energivo Oil & Gas, and Shay Innovative Solutions.
Who can Apply for AICTE Internships in Oil and Gas Sector?
The internship opportunity is available to second and third-year engineering students who are willing to learn and explore information security stream, have relevant skills and interests pertaining to the field and are available for a period of two months. The terms of engagement will be decided as per the company policy.
Benefits of Doing the AICTE Internships in Oil and Gas Sector
AICTE says that this internship program will prepare engineering students to bag job opportunities in the oil and gas sector by training them, and hence bridging the gap between the institutes and industries. Apart from that, the AICTE internship program offers the following benefits:
- Students get to interact directly with people in the oil and gas sector.
- Project-based knowledge will be imparted to students and faculty.
- Students will be guided by experts in the Oil and Gas Industry having required experience, skills and knowledge to make them ready to face the new challenges once they come out of the colleges, says AICTE.
- Students will also receive certificates of completion from Dasoff Petroleum Services LLC, Abu Dhabi, UAE, Citax Energy DMCC, Dubai, UAE, Petroleumsoft, UK and India, or Shay Innovative Solutions PVT LTD, Pune, India.
Interested students may apply for the internship opportunity on the official website before 1 April 2021.