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Intern with Icon

For the icons of tomorrow


About Intern with Icon 2018 (IWI ‘18)

Intern with Icon is a once in a lifetime opportunity where you can intern with some of the most eminent personalities from different walks of life. This is your chance to intern with someone you look up to and learn first hand what all it takes for you to become the icon of tomorrow.

Registration opens on 24th and you can apply for the internships on 29th and 30th April.

Icons this season

Abhinav Bindra

Olympic Gold Medalist

The first Indian to win an individual gold medal at the Olympic Games for shooting, Abhinav Bindra is one of the most recognized sportsmen in the country. He is also the CEO of Abhinav Futuristics, a company with a vision of becoming a leading centre of excellence in sports.

Rahul Bose

Actor, Social Activist

With iconic performances in the movies like Jhankaar Beats, Chameli, and Mr and Mrs Iyer, Rahul Bose is one of the most respected actors of the country. He also founded a non-profit organization called 'The Foundation', an NGO dedicated to the removal of discrimination from society.

Kailash Kher

Singer, Music Composer

With various instantly recognizable hits to his name like 'Allah Ke bande' and 'Teri Deewani', Kailash Kher is one of the most eminent singers of Bollywood. He has been honoured with Padma Shri and has won several other accolades for his uniquely powerful voice.

Ritesh Agarwal

Founder & CEO,
OYO Rooms

A college dropout at 17 and a millionaire at the age of 22, Ritesh Agarwal is the founder and CEO of OYO Rooms - one of the largest network of branded hotels in India. The company which started with just one hotel in 2013 has now 8500+ hotels across 230 cities.

Prof. H C Verma

Retired Prof. IIT Kanpur

A retired Physics Professor of IIT Kanpur, Dr H C Verma has made a significant contribution in the field of Physics. He has published 139 research papers in reputed journals and has also written several books in Physics for school and college students including the famous 'Concepts of Physics'.

Sona Mohapatra

Singer, Music Composer

The renowned 'Ambarsariya' singer, Sona Mohapatra has won the hearts of millions with her powerful voice. Her illustrious performances in Coke Studio and Satyamev Jayate touched many souls and made an everlasting impact. Her famous 'Paas Aao Na' song for the Close Up ad campaign also went on to become the signature tune of the brand.

Narain Karthikeyan

India's 1st
Formula One Driver

Honoured with Padma Shri, Narain Karthikeyan is the first formula one racing driver of India. In the year 1996, he became the first Indian and the first Asian to win the Formula Asia International series. He made his Formula One debut in 2005 with the Jordan team after which there was no looking back. 

P.T. Usha

Indian Track and Field

Known as 'The Queen of Indian Track and Field', P.T. Usha is the first Indian woman to reach the Olympics finals. She has won innumerable awards including the Arjuna Award and Padma Shri. Currently, she runs the Usha School of Athletics for nurturing the future athletes of India.

Manu Kumar Jain

Vice President, Xiaomi

An alumnus of IIM Calcutta, Manu Kumar Jain is the VP of Xiaomi and has played a significant role in making Xiaomi the No.1 smartphone brand in India. He also co-founded Jabong, the famous fashion and lifestyle e-commerce platform, and has won several prestigious awards by Fortune India, The Economic Times, etc.

Neeta Lulla

Fashion Designer

With four National Awards to her name, Neeta Lulla is one of the most prominent personalities in the Indian fashion industry. She has worked on more than 300 films, including Devdas and Jodha Akbar, and has designed clothes for various celebrities including Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Madhuri Dixit.

Sattvik Mishra

CEO and Co-Founder,

From a copywriting intern to co-founding ScoopWhoop - one of India's most renowned internet media & news company, Sattvik Mishra's entrepreneurial journey is extremely inspiring for the youth. Today the team comprises 200+ people & reaches about 30 million users month-on-month.

Anju Modi

Fashion Designer

Remember those beautifully crafted dresses and lehengas from the movies Bajirao Mastani & Ram-Leela? Well, Anju Modi was the leading designer behind those illustrious designs. With over 25+ years of experience, she is an eminent figure in the fashion industry. Further, she is one of the founding members of the Fashion Design Council of India.

Jayant Sinha

Minister of State,
Civil Aviation

An alumnus of Harvard Business School and IIT Delhi, Jayant Sinha is the current Minister of State for Civil Aviation. His prior business experience includes twelve years at McKinsey & Company. He has also worked in the Ministry of Finance and played an active role in the country's policy-making.

Prof. G. Raghuram

Director, IIM Bangalore

A Ph.D. scholar from Northwestern University and an alumnus of IIM Ahmedabad, G.Raghuram is the current director of IIM Bangalore. He has published over 35 refereed papers in journals and written over 160 case studies. He is also a member of the Global Future Council on Mobility of the World Economic Forum.

Dr. A. Sahasrabudhe

Chairman, AICTE

A professor at IIT Guwahati for eleven years now, Dr. Anil Sahasrabudhe is the current chairman of All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). He has taken up several new initiatives for academic, entrepreneurship, and research and has been honoured with various accolades and fellowships.

How Intern with Icon 2018 works

STEP 1: Register & complete your profile on Internshala (It’s free!)

STEP 2: You can apply online to the internships on 29th & 30th April.

STEP 3: If selected for the internship, you will be notified by the employer by 31st May.

Know more about Intern with Icon

Q. How will Intern with Icon 2018 work?

Intern with Icon 2018 is an opportunity for you to do an in-office internship with the listed icons. You need to register for the campaign (here) and complete your profile on Internshala (it’s completely free), after which, you can apply online to the internships on 29th and 30th April. All the internships listed will carry a stipend.

Q. Which icons are offering internships in Intern with Icon?

The icons offering internships in Intern with Icon are - Abhinav Bindra, Rahul Bose, Kailash Kher, Ritesh Agarwal, Prof. H.C Verma, Sona Mohapatra, Narain Karthikeyan, P.T. Usha, Manu Kumar Jain, Neeta Lulla, Sattvik Mishra, Anju Modi, Jayant Sinha, G. Raghuram and Dr Anil Sahasrabudhe.

Q. Do I need to pay any fee to participate in the campaign?

No. It is absolutely free :)

Q. Will a stipend be offered in the internships?

Yes, almost all internships will come with a stipend.

Q. Which are the different internship profiles available in Intern with Icon?

In Intern with Icon, internship profiles like Social Media Marketing, Business Strategy, Research, Artist Management, Content Development (Physics), Graphic Designing, and Video Editing are available for the students.

Q. Will the internships be work from home?

No, the internships will not be work from home. All the internships will be full-time and in-office internships.

Q. What will be the duration of these internships?

The internships will generally be for the duration of 6-10 weeks between May - July 2018.

Q. I am not available in May/June. Can I still apply for the internships?

Since the internships are in May/June, if you are not available at this time, we would recommend you to apply for other internships. You may apply for after June internships here.

Q. What will be the selection procedure of the internships?

The selection procedure will vary from internship to internship. Usually, there would be an application shortlisting round followed by an interview round.

Q. Where will the internship take place?

The location where the internship will take place would be mentioned in the internship details section when you apply for it on 29th and 30th April.

Q. Will I get the opportunity to interact with the icon during my internship?

Yes, you will. However, the exact nature and duration of the interaction will depend on the schedule of the icons.

Q. Who can apply for the internships listed in the campaign?

This campaign is open to all students (any degree and any year). Once the internships go live, the eligibility criteria for each would be mentioned in the internship details section.

Q. Can I apply for more than one internship?

Yes, you may apply for as many internships as you like, provided you meet the eligibility criteria.

Q. I have no prior work experience, can I still apply for the internships?

Yes, there is no prior work experience required for these internships. Go ahead and apply!

Q. How do I build/edit my profile on Internshala?

Once you register, we ask you for your details like education, skills etc. Please fill in these details as we will convert this information into your resume. You can edit your profile by simply clicking on the ‘edit resume’ option present in the gear icon.

Please do not send us your resume. You can build one on Internshala itself and apply.

Q. I have a question that has not been answered here, what should I do?

Please write to us at contest@internshala.com and we would be happy to help.