The Intern Diaries: 'Going Beyond IIT Tag' Engineering Lad Shares How Internship Aided His Growth

The Intern Diaries: 'Going Beyond IIT Tag' Engineering Lad Shares How Internship Aided His Growth

The Free Press Journal has launched its first "Summery" initiative, which gave youngsters a chance to pen their internship experiences. While every single story submitted was unique in its own way, we had to narrow it down with to the finest six stories. Read below some overwhelming responses that show the importance of internships in students' life:

Krishna GautamUpdated: Monday, October 16, 2023, 04:07 PM IST
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The summer internship was an enriching experience that played a pivotal role in shaping my future. | Special Arrangement

My summer internship experience was a transformative journey that allowed me to gain invaluable skills, make meaningful connections, and apply classroom knowledge to real-world scenarios. It was an opportunity for personal and professional growth that I will forever cherish. 

One of the most significant aspects of my internship was the hands-on experience I gained. I had the chance to work on challenging projects that required me to apply the theories and concepts I had learned in my academics. Whether it was coding complex algorithms, conducting market research, or designing user interfaces, I was constantly pushed beyond my comfort zone. Their willingness to guide and mentor me throughout the internship was instrumental in my development. 

The collaborative nature of the workplace was another highlight of my internship. I had the privilege of working with a diverse team of talented individuals, each bringing their unique perspectives and expertise to the table. This environment not only enhanced my problem-solving skills but also taught me the importance of teamwork and effective communication.

Networking was another crucial aspect of my summer internship. I had the opportunity to interact with professionals from various departments within the company, attend industry events, and even participate in social gatherings. These interactions not only expanded my professional network but also provided me with valuable insights into the corporate world.

Work ethics, handling pressure, additional skills 

In addition to the technical skills I acquired, I also developed a strong work ethic and a sense of responsibility. Meeting project deadlines, managing my time effectively, and juggling multiple tasks simultaneously were all essential skills that I honed during my internship. Beyond the technical and professional aspects, my summer internship experience was also about personal growth. I learned to adapt to new environments, handle pressure, and persevere through challenges. It was a period of self-discovery that allowed me to better understand my strengths and weaknesses.

As the summer came to a close, I realised how much I had grown both personally and professionally. My internship had not only equipped me with technical skills but had also instilled in me a sense of confidence and a clear career direction. I left the internship with a wealth of knowledge, a network of supportive professionals, and a deep appreciation for the world of work.

In conclusion, my summer internship was a transformative and enriching experience that played a pivotal role in shaping my future. It reinforced my passion for my chosen field, provided me with practical skills, and allowed me to grow as an individual. I am incredibly grateful for the opportunity and look forward to applying the lessons I learned to my future endeavours.


The author is a second-year BTech- Chemical Engineering student at IIT Bombay.

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