Internship Experience @ Greenpeace India, Pune: Improved My Communication Skills and Confidence

Your Name, College, Year of Study, Email ID

Anonymous

Name of Organisation, Location city, Team Strength

Greenpeace India, Pune, 6.

Application Process

I sent my CV to [email protected]

Duration of internship and timings

19th May – 26th June, 2015.

First impression, first day formalities, infrastructure

I along with my co-interns were told about Greenpeace, through a presentation. We were explained our tasks and were introduced to the team heads.

Main tasks

I was part of the fund raising team. We gave presentations about work done by Greenpeace India, especially Maharashtra (as we were part of Pune team) and spread awareness on environmental issues.

As World Environment Day happen to fall in the middle of my internship, my team set up a workshop in a local mall, made paper bags, posters etc.on that day.

Work environment and people

All members of Greenpeace India, Pune team were amicable and supportive. They helped to learn and perform my tasks efficiently.

Best things

At the end of the month, the work of all members, employees and interns, is analysed. Interns were provided stipend only if performed beyond the set targets.

Bad things

No bad things as such.

Stipend

No stipend.

Biggest Lessons

I improved my communication skills and confidence. I got to interact with all sorts people, men & women, old & young, working & non-working, people from different parts of the country. I also increased my knowledge on environmental issues.

Overall Rating

3

Accommodation

I stayed in PG in Karvenagar with my cousin.

Office Timings

Timings were very flexible. Since I stayed alone in PG and the locations were usually far off, I was allowed to leave early. I worked from 10:30 am – 5:00 pm

 

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