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30
Jan

Internships in Asia – India January 2016

Warm winter greetings from India, thankfully unaffected by both Snowzilla and the Zika Virus. Instead, we’ve got our eyes glued on the Australian Open (and of course Tottenham Hotspurs, only 1 win away from 2nd place in the Premier League). We also were happily distracted by Coldplay’s Hymn for the Weekend, with its incredible visuals of India (yes, there are parts

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28
Jan

World Internships

ConnectInc is pleased to partner with World Internships to bring India experiences to more students in 2016. Founded by a group of inveterate world travellers and ex-pats who have been helping people discover international opportunities since 2000, World Internships is a fun bunch based in Massachusetts, USA but with operations all over the world. We’re excited to extend their India

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31
Dec

How do people communicate in India?

The lingua franca of business in India is English. India is also home to 22 official languages and more than 1,600 dialects and “unofficial” languages, of which the largest group is Hindi-speakers. English proficiency is not something you can take for granted. Also, Indian English has its own phrases and buzzwords that will vary from the English you probably speak,

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28
Dec

Internships in Asia – 2016 and the year in review

Namaste from our HQ in Bangalore! In our last newsletter for the year, let’s look back at the 2015-that-was: January We kicked off our India year in full Mango season style. We also said Khuda Hafiz to another winter cohort of Dutch students, hosted in conjunction with our Netherlands partner Buitenlandsestage. Big thanks to Rolls Royce and IAMPL for helping

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17
Dec

India Finance Immersion

India Finance Immersion An economic survey of India, including visits to multinational companies in finance, investment banking, marketing, law, manufacturing and IT in Mumbai and Bangalore and business school lectures from faculty at IIM Bangalore, ranked by Stanford as the No.1 Indian institution for research in Business and Management Discover the energy and excitement of India’s financial capital, and the startup

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1
Dec

Internships in Asia – Winter in India Edition

No newsletter in November, as ConnectInc mourned the terrible attack in Paris. ConnectInc’s offices and team spans India, which means Hindu, Christian, Jewish, and Muslim staff, friends, and family. We know first hand not to fall into the trap of interpreting the actions of an awful few as the doctrine of a world religion. Let’s just say that ConnectInc is more like Juncker than Trump. Apart

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21
Oct

Internships in Asia – India October Edition

You might not know it from the beautiful, sunny 34C weather in Chennai, but October is already 2/3 gone! Time to plan for the winter cohorts of interns coming to India’s welcoming palm trees.  Which is not to say we’ve been sitting on our duffs (OK, when we aren’t busy streaming India’s own Priyanka Chopra in Quantico, watching the Rugby World Cup on

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6
Sep

ConnectInc Kerala Itinerary

We get many enquiries from interns asking about visiting Kerala. Vinay Vimalan, head of our great partner team at Capital Placement, is a Kerala native.  We’ve found his recommendations to be a great itinerary, and well worth 3 days. Day 1- Kochi– Check out the Fort Kochi area where you will see the Bolgatti Palace and the famous Chinese fishing nets.

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25
Aug

Anuja (UK)

Today is my last day in Mumbai, having completed the four week internship at KDA hospital. Overall, it has been an amazing experience and one that I will never forget. The internship itself exceeded my expectations and I have been able to learn many new things as well as meet a wonderful team of hospital staff. I was also able

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24
Aug

Internships in India – August Edition

August for ConnectInc means time to say goodbye to our summer interns! It’s been a great summer: England retained the Ashes, the price of gold hit a four-year low,  and ConnectInc was able to once again post a 100% success rate, with all interns enjoying their placements and leaving India healthy and not-before time. In other news, India’s neighbor Sri Lanka had

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