The EdTalk | Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India:
With the New Education Policy (NEP 2020) in place, for the very first time – Schooling is going to be more than ‘Just Books’. Work-Experience and knowing what one wants to pursue is set to become an integral part.
High School Internships made possible by NEP 2020
High School Internships are by far, one of the best ways to gain an insider view towards an industry or a field. In the past, they have been limited to college and university students, however, with the availability of technology and the National Education Policy’2020, It is now becoming possible for High School students to pursue an High School internship at a proper scale.
High School Internships help greatly towards gaining experience in the industry that the student was planning on opting for in higher studies and/or as a career interest. It helps them get hands-on experience into what their career option looks like, while also helping them find Industry Mentors.
Industry pioneer, Alacrous.com works by helping school students in applying for High School Internships, as well as monitoring and making sure that the internship process is smooth and cushioned. While also helping them with the certification through Unique Validation codes which make sure that plagiarism has no presence.
The whole process is made for High School Students and is completely online – through Alacrous.com
Founded by Teenager Kunal Chandiramani, who is an International Bestselling author and a 3x TEDx Speaker, best known for having had founded his first company while in School – Alacrous has been working with leading organizations, to make quality high school internships possible in India.
Alacrous works with Students, Schools, Youth organizations and Conferences in India, to help Motivated School Students to make the most efficient use of the Program. The program comes at no cost to Students, Schools and Organizations.
One of the most unique elements is that these internships are catered specifically for School Students, and are made according to their capability. They are made to not consume too much time while still being enriching. One such unique element is the 2-week internship program, an internship that can be completed within 2 weeks – while bringing the same amount of learning and lots of benefits, during and after the program.
Alacrous has been able to gather support from major Industry and Education leaders, including Lina Ashar, One of India’s most renowned Educationist, and the founder of Kangaroo Kids Education Limited and Billabong High International Schools, here is what she says:
“Our youth needs to see and experience risk-taking, problem-solving, negotiating and collaborating in real companies. Alacrous is a conduit to making this happen and this is what the world and the economy needs. The world needs fewer ‘A’ Graders who ace the classroom without real world experience.”
– Lina Ashar
One of the most well-known programs on Alacrous is the Mental Health Internship Program, hosted in collaboration with ‘dToks’, which has helped hundreds of students in gaining internships toward the social cause of ‘Breaking the Stigma’ around Mental Health and creating a positive impact on the society.
Over the past months, Alacrous has helped thousands of students in getting enrolled in Internships and continues to do so.
With the aid of the New Education Policy, Alacrous is set to provide opportunities for students to pursue an Internship and gain Career Experience, while in High School.
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