Infosys Technologies, Ltd., the Bangalore-based outsource services company featured in Thomas Freidman’s book, The World is Flat, has admitted 40 interns to it’s global internship program, InStep. Rather than seeking coveted corporate internships in the United States, graduate business students are finding fertile fields abroad. Learning firsthand how outsourcing works, by viewing the process from the money-making end, future business leaders also gain an opportunity to network with peers from 70 international universities; some from the U.S., Japan, Canada, Germany and France.
InStep is an intensive internship program of up to 24 weeks, giving select students hands-on experience developing state-of-the-art software services and solutions in Infosys’ global development centers across the globe.
I think this is a wonderful educational opportunity for MBA candidates, most of whom will shortly be responsible for making decisions that will affect thousands of U.S. employees. Seeing how outsourcing can be applied, to benefit both U.S. and Indian workers is an excellent learning tool, one that will have long term positive effects for the global marketplace.
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