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Can i get internships after completing btech in mechanical engineering?

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Glenn S.’s Answer

Internships are a great way to get experience while you are still working on your education. I have seen interns still in high school, although it is more common for people in college. You can apply and get an intern to an open posted position. This is not so easy. When I post a position for an intern, I get 40 resumes to review, and I down select quickly to interview 4 and hire one.

To improve your odds:
1. Network to see who you parents, friends' parents, and teachers know
2. Have a 1-page resume that if well written. Meaning, go online and find good examples. Do not embellish. List projects that are relevant. List work experience. Description if relevant, one line to show you worked if not relevant.
3. Be prepared to interview. Research the company and type of job. Be willing to demonstrate that you understand engineering fundamentals.
4. Don't be nervous. Harder said than done. But if you are prepared, it is easier. Have practice interviews with a friend and ask him to be hard on you. Most interviewers are not that hard on you, but practicing for that will make you more confident.

Glenn S. recommends the following next steps:

Network to see who you parents, friends' parents, and teachers know
Have a 1-page resume that if well written. Meaning, go online and find good examples. Do not embellish. List projects that are relevant. List work experience. Description if relevant, one line to show you worked if not relevant.
Be prepared to interview. Research the company and type of job. Be willing to demonstrate that you understand engineering fundamentals.
Don't be nervous. Harder said than done. But if you are prepared, it is easier. Have practice interviews with a friend and ask him to be hard on you. Most interviewers are not that hard on you, but practicing for that will make you more confident.
Research the company and know what they do. Show your excitement about them.
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Zahid’s Answer

According to the advice given on quora, the view on this is:

"Your best bet is approaching manufacturing plants of public sector companies like BHEL, BEL, IPCL, IOCL etc., depending on your branch.

Private sector companies do not have the culture of supporting internship in India (different story in other countries). That is because they don't have resource capacity (people, time, processes) to support that."

This website also supports the idea of going for government jobs if not higher education:
https://byjusexamprep.com/career-options-after-btech-in-mechanical-engineering-i-e742b690-241d-11e7-bee3-271490af93cd
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Richard’s Answer

Engineering generally has work study “co-op” programs where you work in a related environment, like a apprentice… get some college credit and first hand knowledge of your major .
I highly recommend it
Many students stay with the host company as a career
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