Delhi University (DU) is launching a ‘Vice Chancellor Internship Scheme’ (VCIS). Two kinds of internships – summer and regular are offered by the scheme. It shall be open to all full-time regular undergraduate and postgraduate students of DU in any course.
They can avail paid internships in the university’s departments and centres.
“The objective of VCIS is to impart training on soft and hard skills by integrating cognitive knowledge with experiential learning. It is a method to intertwine holistic knowledge with the innovative avenues of earning while learning the nitty-gritty of academics and administration,” said Vice-Chancellor Yogesh Singh.
Presently, the total number of interns in each category is 200. Wherein the summer internships will be offered during summer vacation for eight weeks and students will be paid Rs 10,000 per month, while internships during the academic session will pay Rs 5,000 per week.
On the requirement basis of the university’s departments and centres the internships will be available throughout the year. This scheme is applicable to all institutes, departments and centres of the university, including the VC’s office, the various libraries, the admission branch, and the Equal Opportunity Cell.