Online Internship Fair – Chance for Startups to Tap Into Fresh Talent Pool

Startups across the country are now understanding the importance of controlling expenses as they struggle to align the ratios. Employee salary expenses make up the biggest operating expenditure in ‘Fast-growing’ startups. Hiring interns is emerging as one scalable HR trend where good resources can be deployed at an economical cost who can add substantial value to the business.


Many successful companies in the industry are bootstrapping with the backbone of successful internship programs. Internshala, for example, was managed by a group of virtual interns for the first two years of its incipience.

In case you are ready to deploy this scalable approach, and want a chance at getting right set of interns for your startup, Internshala is coming up with an Online Summer Internship Fair 2016 to help you get started.

Running from 4th March (Friday) through 6th March (Sunday), the three-day fair will connect approximately 1000 companies with students all over the country. Around 2 lakh students are expected to participate in this fair. Companies can join this fair here.

Commenting on the motive behind this online fair, Shadab Alam, Head of Employer Relations, Internshala, said, “Summer interns bring in a fresh perspective and have a flair for learning which is why they are ready to put in their best which eventually results in the success of the organization. This fair aims to take intern recruiting a notch higher by overcoming the barriers of time constraints.”

3 Reasons to hire summer interns through this fair:

  • No Travel Required!

You know the awkward small talk that’s practically become a requirement when the students approach you at career fairs? Eliminated! There’s no need to visit colleges or struggle with the traffic to make it to the fair. Employers can log in and post their requirements from the comfort of their home/office.

  • Publicity Among Students
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Internshala connects to a large number of applicants through its newsletter (350K+ students), Facebook (280K+ subscribers), and T&P cells of 40K+colleges. Companies will receive enough applications in just 3 days. They’ll just have to assess and recruit candidates.

  • It’s Free

The whole process is completely free; there are no commercials involved! All a company has to do is post intern requirements and get the next great summer intern in just 3 days!

Companies are invited to put up their requirements till 3rd March. The applications will be assessed from 7th to 10th March after which the companies will declare the results on 11th March.

Internshala is trusted by DreamWorks, The Walt Disney, Robert Bosch, Airbnb, OYO Rooms, and 25,000+ companies for solving their intern requirements without any hassle.

For more details about the fair, write to To sign up for the fair, click here.

Disclaimer: This column is brought to you by Internshala.