Should you intern at start-ups?
Many new ventures offer flexible hours, the freedom to work from home, and a sharp learning curvea perfect experience as a first job
NEW DELHI :
People take notice when I say I interned at a start-up that was only a year old," says Jaai Vipra. The 21-year-old economics graduate from Mumbai’s Jai Hind College has interned at other places since, but nothing comes close to her experience at Web portal Internshala. In 2012, after her class XII exams, Vipra read online about an internship for an editorial position at Internshala. She applied online, was selected; she earned a stipend of 5,000 a month.