IIIT-Hyderabad Students Will Contribute to Open Source Projects Through an Internship Programme

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Engineering students of IIIT Hyderabad will be mentored to use industry relevant technologies while contributing to open source repositories.

The Software Engineering Research Centre of IIIT Hyderabad has launched a Student Remote Internship Programme (SRIP) for engineering students to enhance their employability skills.

Students will get to work on live open source projects bridging the gap between academic learning and its application in industry.

They will be mentored to use industry relevant technologies while contributing to open source repositories.

They will be given the flexibility to work anytime and anywhere while building self-confidence and problem-solving skills.

The programme aims to tap potential of Indian students

During the six-week programme, students will receive hands-on experience in JavaScript, Python, Java, GitHub/GitLab, Linux and other technologies that are relevant to industry spanning various business domains. They will work on software engineering practices and methodologies.

Prof Venkatesh Chopella, Associate Professor, IIIT-H said, “This programme will tap the vast potential of Indian students to contribute to open source projects as well as understand and experience how open source software is built.  SRIP is a pioneering step to combining education with societal contribution using information technology.”

Selection is on a first- come, first-served basis. Application deadline is April 30, 2019.

 

 

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