Internship Experience @ Diageo India, Bangalore: Corporate In House Operations, Compliance Work, Good Working Environment

Student Name, College and Year of Study

Chandramouli Ghoshal, Amity Law School, Kolkata, 3rd Year

Name of the Organisation, City and State

Diageo India, Bangalore, Karnataka

Duration

24th June 2019 to 14th July 2019

Application Process

I got the internship through a reference. One may visit any of their offices and apply for the internship.

First Day Formalities Initial Impressions

The Legal Team of Diageo sits at the 9th Floor of UB Tower, UB City, Bangalore. I reported at 10 and was introduced to my Boss and all the other members of the legal team. Following that, had a brief discussion with my Boss. Every Intern is assigned a cubicle, a laptop and an internet connection.

On the first day, I was asked to research on the operations of the company and understand the functioning of the legal cell in the company.

Everyone in the legal team is very friendly and they will never make you feel like a newcomer. The work culture is very different and everyone has a very friendly approach to everything. The office timings are from 10 to 6 but you can leave early if you are done with your work.
Everyone in the team has lunch together and they will take you along.

Main Tasks

The main task involved checking compliance of the company with various Regulations and the Companies Act and preparing checklists for the same. Tasks of Reviewing and Suggesting Changes to the Directors Report, MSME Policies were given.

Good Things

The best part is the work culture. The work environment was relaxed and easy going. There was no compulsion to work till late hours and one may leave the office whenever their work is over. There is no compulsion to come in formals every day.

Bad Things

None

Stipend

No.

Accommodation Commute

The office is situated at UB City Bangalore and the nearest metro station is Cubbon Park. For students coming from other cities, you may get good PGs or Co-Living spaces near Indiranagar.

Other Info

Understood the day to day functioning of a Corporate In-house Legal Team. The work culture of an MNC is very different from the rest.

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