Flipkart Big Billion Days: Interns Will Get Rs 500/Day To Manage Supply Chain In Tier 2 Cities
Flipkart is now hiring students to work for their supply and logistics department as interns for 45 days as the e-commerce giant awaits a huge demand in the upcoming sale for the festive season.
Read on to find out all the details!
Flipkart To Hire Students As Interns Ahead Of Big Billion Days Sale
Just like every year, Flipkart’s Big Billion Days sale will go live ahead of the festive season and estimates are that there will be 22 million daily shipments in the last festive season.
The company has already promised that they will be creating 70,000 new jobs in the supply chain. And now, students who wish to earn while they learn can avail of this opportunity of interning with Flipkart under Flipkart’s Launchpad programme.
In a statement, Flipkart has said, “Students from tier-II cities and beyond will get an opportunity to work across key supply chain functions at Flipkart’s facilities across India. Launchpad will help students gain critical skills in supply chain management and create an ecosystem of trained professionals for the e-commerce industry.”
Flipkart is looking for students who will work in the supply and logistics chain as interns for about 45 days. This will be a paid internship, with about Rs. 500 will be paid to the intern daily.
However, the local state and labour laws will be taken into account while paying them, and the pay can go only as high as Rs. 600 per day.
Internships Available In Small Towns, Students Will Be Taught New Skills
Also. Flipkart is working with educational institutions in 21 locations, which include Binola (Haryana), Bhiwandi (Maharashtra), Uluberia and Dankuni (West Bengal) and Malur (Karnataka), Medchal (Telangana), and more to “identify meritorious students and engage the selected students at its fulfilment centres.”
This internship opportunity will also be available in small towns.
Flipkart has said that these students will get the opportunity to learn new skills along with the monetary benefits. “Upon joining, students will be trained in various aspects of supply chain management while following strict practices that prioritise their health and safety.”
Last year, more than 2000 students had participated at Flipkart during the Big Billion Days Sale.