Google, SAP, Groupon reach IIM-Ahmedabad to offer Internships

Breaking its tradition from being a regular at the final placements at IIM-Ahmedabad; Google, SAP reached at the second cluster of the summer placements at India’s premier management school yesterday, to offer internships.

It’s not unusual for the summer placement-2011 at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) to attract corporate giants to hire the best of talent for internships. But this year, timing is different. That apart, hot businesses worldwide are regulars at IIM-A.

This year, among notables in the 35 companies that took part in the second cluster were from FMCG, marketing, business development and strategy, Indian banking, general management and venture capital and investment management firms, were– Google, Sap, Groupon (group deal site), Amazon (online ecommerce giant)regular recruiters like HUL, P&G;, Microsoft, TAS, Citibank, Reliance Industries Limited and Edelweiss Capital.

The IIM-A started its cluster 2 on Sunday with the group discussion process. On Monday, firms conducted interviews and extended offers to students. The most number of internships were offered by the technology firms. With Microsoft making the highest number of offers in the second cluster.

The next cluster is scheduled for November 17.